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Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 8 Hours Ago
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Can you post info and maybe a pic when you get...

Can you post info and maybe a pic when you get the kit? I did t know they made that stuff. It’s nice to know they are trying...

Also the new air boxes for ceiling mount are relatively awful. So if...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 11 Hours Ago
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Posted By DFB052686
are the 6v's that slow? or the PT's that heavy? ...

are the 6v's that slow? or the PT's that heavy?

I've towed a fully loaded box trailer with the FC35 that was at 9500 lbs and it was a bit slower, and longer to brake obviously. but not a...
Forum: Toads and Trailers General discussion and For Sale or Wanted 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 52
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Posted By DFB052686
You would be fine towing the truck as far as the...

You would be fine towing the truck as far as the bus is concerned. even with the smaller engined FC's towing 6-8k lbs doesn't really do much (if you have common sense about inertia, and hill climbing...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By DFB052686
the new brisk air's I got are surprisingly...

the new brisk air's I got are surprisingly efficient. and are LG built r-410 units. not bad all around. no reason they cost so much other than "they always have". these roof units should cost about...
Forum: HVAC, Air Conditioners, Aqua Hot, Primus, Webasto, Chassis Heaters, Furnaces and Water Heaters 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By DFB052686
Custom installations will usually void any...

Custom installations will usually void any warranty. Just a word of possible caution. The new roof units I purchased had a manual that had compatible ceiling units and accessories listed, both...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,872
Posted By DFB052686
Enjoy the A/C when you get it back. Replace...

Enjoy the A/C when you get it back.

Replace anything “cheap” and hard to get at while in there! :cool:
Forum: Generators 1 Day Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
Might not have enough amperage to trigger the...

Might not have enough amperage to trigger the solenoid to close. (Cause? No clue, what drives the solenoid trigger power? Is it the board? Relays?)

Continuing good luck!!

Onan has a track...
Forum: Generators 1 Day Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
If you are getting 12v at the solenoid, and it’s...

If you are getting 12v at the solenoid, and it’s not powering the starter motor, isn’t that simply a bad solenoid, easy fix?
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,872
Posted By DFB052686
Would it be possible to relocate the resistor to...

Would it be possible to relocate the resistor to a more serviceable location whilst everything is apart? Resistors do tend to give out before the motors. Since it’s such a bear to get to? (I can’t...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
Fuel pooling in the valley of the engine...

Fuel pooling in the valley of the engine generally comes from the throttle rod seal, which you said was damp but not gushing. Otherwise there’s a gasket between the rear housing and the pump body...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
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Posted By DFB052686
the rear facet lift pump is accessible through...

the rear facet lift pump is accessible through screwed down access ports under the carpet in the floor of the bedroom. like I mentioned: that pump runs while the engine is running and has oil...
Forum: Generators 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
next step would be to carefully get the control...

next step would be to carefully get the control relays/contacts taken apart and cleaned or reconnected if any leads have shaken apart. (I don't know if the process is the same on the 8k onan.)
...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
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Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
Fuel pressure ok at the main line in engine bay?...

Fuel pressure ok at the main line in engine bay? return line clears to tank without restriction?

found this from Bill Pape in an older thread:


and this:


the issues are fairly simple and...
Forum: Generators 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
Exactly, any kind of electrical lack of contact...

Exactly, any kind of electrical lack of contact can mess up the circuit. you can try the other switches too just in case it may work from a different spot.

it gets tedious, but once you do the...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
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Posted By DFB052686
I haven't heard of a 3208 having an internal pump...

I haven't heard of a 3208 having an internal pump issue.

so is there fuel in the valley and/or leaking on the ground? when you stalled was the valley full of fuel?
Forum: Generators 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
might be the switch "circuit". in the wanderlodge...

might be the switch "circuit". in the wanderlodge there are usually multiple switches I have found if one is disconnected I could not start the generator from another.

in my FC's there 4 switches...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
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Posted By DFB052686
if you have low fuel in the tank or maybe an old...

if you have low fuel in the tank or maybe an old filter, the 3208 lift pump could struggle going uphill sucking *enough* fuel if the rear lift pump isn't working... mine is an obvious ticking noise...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
and shut off solenoid voltage, the ever-present...

and shut off solenoid voltage, the ever-present killer of FC good running times.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
Fuel lines

Fuel lines
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
We only differ in that I think the failures are...

We only differ in that I think the failures are probably 99.99% unrelated to fuel and are only correlated because of poor timing and people having a scapegoat in ULSD :) diesel has always been an...
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
All true. and ULSD available everywhere is almost...

All true. and ULSD available everywhere is almost universally a Biodiesel blend. which is why I don't agree with the negativity about ULSD. but to each their own.

I also did want to add that a...
Forum: M380 (Unique Issues) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,872
Posted By DFB052686
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: Caterpillar 3208 Solutions 3 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 1,145
Posted By DFB052686
I have seen many complaints of ULSD fuel and its...

I have seen many complaints of ULSD fuel and its lack of lubricity, I can't say I believe any of them. I have run literally hundreds of thousands of miles in many vintages of diesel vehicles since...
Forum: Generators 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
this is a pretty good Hagerty.com Starter...

this is a pretty good Hagerty.com Starter Diagnostic article (https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/08/08/testing-a-starter-motor) to diagnose basic functions if your genset has a...
Forum: Generators 3 Days Ago
Replies: 64
Views: 976
Posted By DFB052686
great that it's mechanically good. so the issue...

great that it's mechanically good. so the issue is going to be in the circuit that triggers the starter/solenoid.

when you are triggering the starter switch is it showing voltage on a meter at...
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