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FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your FC model coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it.......List your FC Parts here too.

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Old 02-22-2014
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so we were going to sell the bus. then i did some work on her and fell in love again. it's turned into a love/hate relationship.

first off, we bought new batteries for her. and to avoid buying new batteries again in the future we bought a new charger to replace the battery boilers we had. selection was based on price and performance. i've a friend with a stick n staples coach who bought this same charger and his batteries lasted 6 years. installation was pretty straight-forward and went well. the only issue? it doesn't work. woke up in the middle of the night with the battery alarm chirping. i have power going OUT of the charger... but somehow it's not making it's way to the batteries. it's got to be something simple. something simple that will take days to figure out, i'm afraid.

so then i hooked the water up and guess what? hot water everywhere but the shower. i have hot water in the bathroom sink and in the galley- but none in the bath. how is that even possible? i've a feeling it had better not take "days" to fix this issue. the looks i'm getting are getting more intense since i'm sure that it appears to the innocent bystanders that i'm doing nothing more about it than playing on the computer...

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When you are not getting hot water in the shower it is the mixing valve behind the shower wall. Do a Google search on the forum and you should find dozens of postings on the mixing valve. It needs to be removed & cleaned with CLR or vinegar to clean it up. If you have a Moen faucet the mixing valve is behind the brass plug to the right of the faucet stem. Remove the round beauty ring on shower faucet and you should see it; if you have a Moen faucet. Good luck.
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You may want to make sure that the charger is hooked up with the proper polarity. I had to remove my charger recently to fix a fuse issue. The fuses in mine are designed to blow out to protect against reverse polarity. Upon reinstalling the charger, there was voltage on the connection cables but it wasn't charging! I had hooked up the cable with the colored tape to positive and the one with black tape to negative.

It seemed like there was a larger spark than normal when connecting the main cables to the batteries...

In the past someone must have reversed the charger cables at the other end. Sure enough, I removed the protection fuses and they were most definitely blown.

I reversed the charger cables, replaced the fuses and now it works.
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You may want to make sure that the charger is hooked up with the proper polarity. I had to remove my charger recently to fix a fuse issue. The fuses in mine are designed to blow out to protect against reverse polarity. Upon reinstalling the charger, there was voltage on the connection cables but it wasn't charging! I had hooked up the cable with the colored tape to positive and the one with black tape to negative.

It seemed like there was a larger spark than normal when connecting the main cables to the batteries...

In the past someone must have reversed the charger cables at the other end. Sure enough, I removed the protection fuses and they were most definitely blown.

I reversed the charger cables, replaced the fuses and now it works.
at first i thought "bad charger"- because, you know, i've never done anything as silly as hooking something up sdrawkcab. or ndsᴉpǝ poʍu.

uʍop ǝpᴉsdn puɐ spɹɐʍʞɔɐq ɹo



well- not this time, anyway. the charger is fuse protected against people like me who would never do something like that to begin with.

no... it's something other than that.
i think.



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Oh Lord. The wife is already b**chen about me being on the computer too much and now I'm going to have to spend more time deciphering what was written
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