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Old 08-26-2015, 04:05 PM   #1
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Berkshire Radiator

Had a foreign object go through my Berkshire radiator. I am now getting a new one. Anyone done this before? I am waiting on the quote and wondering what to expect. I know it will not be cheep.
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Old 08-26-2015, 04:07 PM   #2
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Bummer. What kind of object ? Do you have any idea ?
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Old 08-26-2015, 04:13 PM   #3
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Rear or side mount radiator


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Old 08-26-2015, 05:14 PM   #4
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Has to be rear, no Berks with side radiators.

Did you back into something or did something run into you? And I believe you are right in assuming that it won't be a cheap fix.
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Old 08-26-2015, 05:18 PM   #5
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A friend with a Monaco side radiator replaced his at a cost of 6000.00. Hope yours isn't that bad Silver.



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Old 08-26-2015, 08:40 PM   #6
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Bummer. What kind of object ? Do you have any idea ?
The electric fan clutch bracket broke and I think a piece of it was blown through the radiator.
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Old 08-26-2015, 08:42 PM   #7
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A friend with a Monaco side radiator replaced his at a cost of 6000.00. Hope yours isn't that bad Silver.
Hay Phil,

I just had a thought what that basket is worth.
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Old 08-26-2015, 08:42 PM   #8
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You might want to talk to FL about that. I think they have a known issue with 4 bolt fan mounts.



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Phil's gone. Never heard of the guy.



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Old 08-26-2015, 09:16 PM   #10
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Not sure how big the hole is. I've had our radiator shop repair some seriously damaged radiators on our stationary motors.

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Old 08-27-2015, 03:50 PM   #11
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Silver how did you make out with your situation ? Was it repairable ?
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Old 08-28-2015, 12:01 PM   #12
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What radiator cost 6000 dollars?
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Old 08-28-2015, 01:54 PM   #13
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One in a 1986 Monaco.



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Silver how did you make out with your situation ? Was it repairable ?
Cummins is having second thoughts about working on it but re-evulating their position. They are not sure how to remove the radiator. I called the local FreightLiner shop and was told "we will not work on it and will not tell you why" then hung up (great customer service).
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What? That's outrageous.



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What? That's outrageous.
X2!! Call the help line (800-FTL-HELP) and complain to them and see if they can help you.
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I've heard more than one person report that a shop refused to work on a rear engined diesel MH. They don't want the liability of working in the interior of a luxury coach. I can't say I fault them. How angry would you be if a ratchet was dropped on that tile floor or if an oily rag stained something? I am not agreeing with the refusal to render service but I can understand why the shop said no.
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I've heard more than one person report that a shop refused to work on a rear engined diesel MH. They don't want the liability of working in the interior of a luxury coach. I can't say I fault them. How angry would you be if a ratchet was dropped on that tile floor or if an oily rag stained something? I am not agreeing with the refusal to render service but I can understand why the shop said no.
We will see if you say that when you are hundreds of miles away from home and cannot move your coach!
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Where are you know silver? We might be able to get you to a shop that will work on it.
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....Is the air to air intercooler ok? That is in front of the rad from the inside closest to the fan and it covers most of the rad. It would have possibly had to go through that first to damage the rad.
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