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Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
I haven't tried the products that require a...

I haven't tried the products that require a coolant flush and fill with water only.
Next step maybe?
I heard good things from the blue devil product.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
Thanks Frank for the shop info, very close to...

Thanks Frank for the shop info, very close to where we are now.
John, don't let something like this prevent you from using your bird to it's full potential. Full timing for 5.5 years now with ours...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
In Asheville we tried 2 big bottles of bar's leak...

In Asheville we tried 2 big bottles of bar's leak sealant because we had nothing to lose really at that point.
It worked beautifully to seal the leak and we had no more bubbles in the rad and no...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
Well, we made it to AR, but I think our rad is...

Well, we made it to AR, but I think our rad is giving us some issues again.
We have to do some work on it to go further... but at least we are close to where we wanted to go this week.
We were able...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-30-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By jfrold
Well, the problem came back yesterday morning. I...

Well, the problem came back yesterday morning. I went under and found that the ground wire to the starter was tight, but not very tight. Made it all tight again, and bird fired up right away.
It was...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 10-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
I don't have the knowledge or time to tackle such...

I don't have the knowledge or time to tackle such a job with working full time...
We are supposed to be in Arkansas in just less than two weeks, grrrr
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 10-30-2019
Replies: 21
Views: 1,695
Posted By jfrold
Blown head gasket!?!

Hi all,
Drove to the grocery store this morning after leaving the campground we spent the night at. All was normal. Stopped in the parking lot. Unhitched the van and when I fired it up again, big...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By jfrold
Thanks for the tips. Our ground strap and starter...

Thanks for the tips. Our ground strap and starter wiring was just checked and fixed last month.
I ended up knocking on it a couple of times with a hammer and it fired up right away.
I will limit...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-27-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By jfrold
Stuck at gas station - starting issue

Hi,
This morning we couldn't start when leaving the campsite, starter would click and try to turn, but nothing.
Then after letting it sit after a few tries, it ended up doing turning a little and...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 03-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 4,690
Posted By jfrold
Can't post on here. Sent you an email with a...

Can't post on here. Sent you an email with a photo.
You are welcome to post it on this thread.
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 03-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 4,690
Posted By jfrold
They said they couldn't adjust camber because of...

They said they couldn't adjust camber because of the crack. Crack is 1/4 inch wide all the way on the air bag support bracket.
Shock mount itself is ok.
Can I drive this way?
Not sure when this...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 03-15-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 4,690
Posted By jfrold
I have a crack on the plate just to the right of...

I have a crack on the plate just to the right of the green arrow on the left side picture. This is the plate just beside gusset. It makes the shock mount slightly pry up and prevents the shop here to...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 11-10-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,242
Posted By jfrold
Very interesting. I have the Thermo Top C in a...

Very interesting.
I have the Thermo Top C in a box already, but lack the knowledge to install it myself like you did.
Are you still using the heat exchanger from the engine heat while driving or...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Steering and Suspensions 08-20-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By jfrold
Matt, where are you getting the work done on your...

Matt, where are you getting the work done on your bird? We will be in the area soon and I need to get my brakes checked before the long winter trip.
Thanks
JF
Forum: Electrical 08-18-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By jfrold
I use Coachnet and they either send a mobile...

I use Coachnet and they either send a mobile mechanic ou tow to a shop nearby, but they won't do both if the mobile mechanic can't fix it on site. So they usually go for the tow...
It only cost me...
Forum: Electrical 08-18-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By jfrold
Well, we got towed to the shop and when the tech...

Well, we got towed to the shop and when the tech got out I explained to him what happened. He looked at the alternator and the batteries, checked some of the wiring near the alternator. He plugged...
Forum: Electrical 08-16-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By jfrold
Nope, I checked that already.

Nope, I checked that already.
Forum: Electrical 08-16-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By jfrold
I got the 12v 160 amp one.

I got the 12v 160 amp one.
Forum: Electrical 08-16-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By jfrold
No start after replacing alternator??

Hi all,
I replaced my alternator yesterday because the casing broke at the adjustment hole at the top, removing all tension in the belts...

The local shops where we are here didn't have the same...
Forum: Coaches For Sale by WOG Members 07-14-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 6,598
Posted By jfrold
FYI, not that it matters that much, but correct...

FYI, not that it matters that much, but correct spelling is liaison, it is a French word.
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 05-19-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3,242
Posted By jfrold
Did you finish the install? How did it go?...

Did you finish the install? How did it go? Looking for something similar in my FC.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 03-10-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 4,203
Posted By jfrold
Finally bought the full assembly and got the...

Finally bought the full assembly and got the newer version.
Price online with next day shipping included : $255, original Cat part 7N7216
Now i have spares of everything...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 03-07-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 4,203
Posted By jfrold
Shaft and bracket worn out.

Does anyone in the Phoenix area have a spare idle pulley bracket? It is backorder at the Cat house...

I'll have the shaft in 2 days... just missing the bracket.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 03-07-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 4,203
Posted By jfrold
Had about the exact same prices today at Empire...

Had about the exact same prices today at Empire Cat in Mesa.
Excellent service at the counter.

Only thing they didn't have in stock is the shaft. I will look at it later today when taking it...
Forum: Electrical 03-03-2017
Replies: 698
Views: 94,488
Posted By jfrold
I just replaced my starting batteries and now my...

I just replaced my starting batteries and now my voltage gauge in the dash is not showing voltage... I didn't change the setup, just put new batteries... any ideas? There is power, because I can...
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