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Old 09-18-2016, 07:59 PM   #121
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One of two possibilities. 1) Each Jack has a limit switch that the foot plate pushes up on when they retract. You will see it on the side Jack.

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Hummm... My Right rear doesn't have one of these switches... and the hex bolts are too big for me. Biggest I have is a 22mm. I'll have them check them when I have the steering stabilizer installed tomorrow.
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Old 09-18-2016, 08:26 PM   #122
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I know it seems like it but it will settle out. Finding the solutions is sometimes a challenge but it's also kind of fun ...... after its fixed.
YA... I checked the gas stove today and the left rear doesn't fire. I could smell gas, but no flame on.

They told me, I'd have a list of things to be fixed after the first time out, but this seems crazy... We haven't even BEEN out yet.
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Old 09-18-2016, 08:34 PM   #123
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Use the emergency retract and see if it brings them all the way up. I had one limit switch that was bent and only hit the pad sometimes, took a pair of vice grips and tweaked it a bit.

On the rear burner on the stove, pull the top and make sure the igniter is mounted, mine fell out once, pliers on the bracket to tighten it up and it has worked ever since.

There will always be things that need attention on an RV. Imagine what would happen to your house if it had to survive an earthquake and hurricane every time you used it.

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Old 09-19-2016, 04:18 PM   #124
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Use the emergency retract and see if it brings them all the way up. I had one limit switch that was bent and only hit the pad sometimes, took a pair of vice grips and tweaked it a bit.
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I did try the emergency retract yesterday, to no avail. I took it into an RV repair shop this morning to have my new Safe-T-Plus steering stabilizer installed and asked them to please check out the Bigfoot beeping and flashing. Looks like it may be covered under warranty.

When looking at my sensors yesterday, I noticed that I only have 3. No sensor on my right rear jack. I just called Bigfoot and he says this is most likely the problem, the system still thinks that jack has not fully retracted. I'M TELLING YOU... THIS COACH IS CURSED!
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:16 PM   #125
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Bigfoot Jack System beeping/blinking UPDATE

I called Bigfoot today while my Concord was in the shop getting a Safe-T-Plus installed. I told them about the beeping and blinking on the Bigfoot controller and that when I went around to check the jacks, I noticed that the right rear jack didn't even have a sensor. He said, "Well, that's most likely your problem". He was surprised that I hadn't noticed it prior to yesterday. I explained that I just got the coach in July and had been waiting for license plates and bugging all you guys with all my newbee questions in the interim.

I also mentioned that after I got it home, I had a Mobile Tech come to my house to replace the defective coach batteries. While he was here, I asked what he thought these 2 hanging wires went to. After poking around, he didn't seem sure, and I didn't know exactly what he did. I had not driven the coach since this service call.

Apparently, those 2 wires were supposed to hook into the invisible/missing jack sensor. When he hooked them together, he created the problem and Bigfoot thought a jack was still down. AMAZING!

Parts are on order. When will it end?
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:48 PM   #126
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Went and checked... yup should be a sensor on every leg. I had a couple of issues with mine due to excessive mud build up. Cleaned everything up and it works just fine.

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Any actual axle weights yet?

Anyone weighed their Concords yet?
I talked to a Forest River guy yesterday about recommendations for tire pressure and he said that Michelen has a chart on their web site that is based on axle weight.

I had 2 rear tires remounted and valve stems replaced yesterday and the tech set my tires to 65 in front and 70 in the rear. Sounds WAY low to me.
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Old 09-21-2016, 08:58 PM   #128
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Anyone weighed their Concords yet?
I talked to a Forest River guy yesterday about recommendations for tire pressure and he said that Michelen has a chart on their web site that is based on axle weight.

I had 2 rear tires remounted and valve stems replaced yesterday and the tech set my tires to 65 in front and 70 in the rear. Sounds WAY low to me.
We were waiting on you to do it!

I haven't had the chance yet, sad part is the scales in only a couple of miles up the road at the county dump.

I run 70 psi in the fronts and the rears and the airbags. So far so good. I have a sneaking suspicion that we are going to be nose heavy with that big V-10 up there, which is probably why Coachmen put the water tank way in the back behind the axle.

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Refrigerator while on the go?

Heading out tomorrow morning on our maiden voyage. Heading to Sisters, Oregon... about 170 miles away.

We're taking a cooler, but how do most of you run your refrigerators while enroute?
  • Electricity?
  • Gas?
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Heading out tomorrow morning on our maiden voyage. Heading to Sisters, Oregon... about 170 miles away.

We're taking a cooler, but how do most of you run your refrigerators while enroute?
  • Electricity?
  • Gas?
I run mine on propane
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