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Old 09-18-2015, 09:38 PM   #1
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Radiator Question

I have enclosed two pics of the radiator expansion tank on our 20213 Berkshire.

Biggest problem is the cap can not be removed due to the brace for the rear slide being almost on top of the cap.
Cap can be loosened but not removed.
Does anyone on here with a 2013 Berkshire 360Q MH have the same problem and how was it corrected?
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Old 09-18-2015, 10:44 PM   #2
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I have enclosed two pics of the radiator expansion tank on our 20213 Berkshire.

Biggest problem is the cap can not be removed due to the brace for the rear slide being almost on top of the cap.
Cap can be loosened but not removed.
Does anyone on here with a 2013 Berkshire 360Q MH have the same problem and how was it corrected?

Sorry, can't help.... But gotta say WOW!!! a marvel in engineering and design!!!

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Old 09-18-2015, 10:55 PM   #3
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Could the whole degas bottle be removed from the bracket, in order to fill?


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Old 09-19-2015, 02:26 AM   #4
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We have a 360Ql-60 and my cap can be removed but it is tight against that brace had another person from Midland tell me his was a real B to get out, it will fun if or when coolant needs adding to radiator will need a long flexible transmission funnel to get it in i have always said engineers and designers don't think anything will ever break because if the mechanics designed a coach you would have easy access to everything .
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Old 09-20-2015, 06:56 AM   #5
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Need someone with small hands. Loosen it and then let them push down and slowly position it so it can be removed. Just went through the same crap. Also get yourself a hand pumping for filling.
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Went to start my 2014 390bh to charge batteries and had the low coolant light come on. The instructions for adding coolant attached next to radiator cap seemed long and complicated. From this thread it sounded as if you just add a gallon and good to go. Is the small tank in picture part of the coolant system? Mine was full but frozen solid.


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Went to start my 2014 390bh to charge batteries and had the low coolant light come on. The instructions for adding coolant attached next to radiator cap seemed long and complicated. From this thread it sounded as if you just add a gallon and good to go. Is the small tank in picture part of the coolant system? Mine was full but frozen solid.


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That doesn't sound good. If your expansion tank froze, there's a good chance your radiator did also.
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On a 2014 that I bought with only 6000 miles, how could the radiator not be filled with coolant/antifreeze from factory? If FL uses fleetguard, is that not antifreeze also?


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That doesn't sound good. If your expansion tank froze, there's a good chance your radiator did also.
Agree. I would definitely check that out.



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Went to start my 2014 390bh to charge batteries and had the low coolant light come on. The instructions for adding coolant attached next to radiator cap seemed long and complicated. From this thread it sounded as if you just add a gallon and good to go. Is the small tank in picture part of the coolant system? Mine was full but frozen solid.


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Get it into a warm shop asap.

Then you can see if anything has been damaged by the coolant freezing. Just let it thaw, check for leaks.

Did it start? I wouldn't try starting it with a frozen block.


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