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Old 03-31-2018, 02:51 PM   #101
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Something not right here...... It only takes 20 seconds to post the problem. Unsubscribed to this thread.
Sorry...meant 20 seconds to post the solution...
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Old 03-31-2018, 07:08 PM   #102
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Glad you got it fixed.

When you get time, let us know what your friend found. Some of us are interested.
Yessir...Mr. Cavie Pegged it.

Yes, it was wired “not quite right.” DB (HVAC/electrician) put his instruments on various connections and came up with diagnosis quickly. He said: “maybe it was assembled early on a Monday morning.” LOL

He fixed it really quick. He said it was “probably a one-in-a million SNAFU.”

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Old 03-31-2018, 07:45 PM   #103
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It would sure be nice to know exactly what "wired 'not quite right'" means.

Telling the next guy "well, something's wired "not quite right," isn't going to help him much.

But based on the way this thread has gone in the last 100 postings, I'm not guessing we'll find out.
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Old 03-31-2018, 08:45 PM   #104
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It would sure be nice to know exactly what "wired 'not quite right'" means.

Telling the next guy "well, something's wired "not quite right," isn't going to help him much.

But based on the way this thread has gone in the last 100 postings, I'm not guessing we'll find out.
Ease up there Rocky. It's obvious that the OP is not a TEC type guy. Some people just aren't mechanical types. I'm not a finance expert that's why I go to Wells Fargo.
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:31 PM   #105
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Ease up there Rocky. It's obvious that the OP is not a TEC type guy. Some people just aren't mechanical types. I'm not a finance expert that's why I go to Wells Fargo.
Sorry if I've offended.

But I would have hoped he would have his smart "tech guy" give us all a little more detail than wiring "not quite right," especially given that we've all been hanging on for 100+ posts. Many of us tried to help him and all we've got for our trouble now is "not quite right." I know I'm certainly disappointed.

If you took your car to the dealer, would you be satisfied with "not quite right," or would you want to know exactly what they had to fix? You say you are a retired electrician - did you ever just tell the customer something was wired "not quite right," and then hold out your hand for your check?

Again, sorry if I've offended; I guess my disappointment has gotten the better of me.
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:39 PM   #106
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Sorry if I've offended.

But I would have hoped he would have his smart "tech guy" give us all a little more detail than wiring "not quite right," especially given that we've all been hanging on for 100+ posts. Many of us tried to help him and all we've got for our trouble now is "not quite right." I know I'm certainly disappointed
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Old 03-31-2018, 09:48 PM   #107
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What part of miss wired t-stat don't you understand? It means somebody put the wrong color wire on the wrong screw. Or 2 wires where one should be. Knowing the caliber of labor that builds these things it does not surprise me.
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:23 PM   #108
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What part of miss wired t-stat don't you understand? It means somebody put the wrong color wire on the wrong screw. Or 2 wires where one should be. Knowing the caliber of labor that builds these things it does not surprise me.
Please show me where the OP said the thermostat was miswired. Might be a good assumption, but not necessarily correct.

In post #94, he said:
My HVAC friend was able to identify the problem and fix it like it was nothing. I’m relieved.

I have a lot going on today, I’ll try to share details later if anyone is interested; I’d have to call him for specifics. He fixed it without any parts being needed.


In Post #97, YOU said:
sounds like an improperly wired t-stat. I knew you weren't crazy.


So you're the one making the T-stat assumption.

Even in Post #102, where the OP says it was wired ""not quite right" he never said it was the thermostat.

Also, given that Dometics work differently than Colemans and Suburbans, I for one, would like a little more detail. OP never even told us what brands of thermostat, AC, furnace he has (as I recall - I'm not going back through 100+ posts to check; but I know I asked at least twice.)

So I still think those of us who tried to help have gotten nothing from this thread that will ever help US or help us help anyone else.

But if it's all good enough for you, then at least one person is happy.
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:25 PM   #109
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Some people just have different ways of relating to others. Doesn't know THIS fotum well enough to know solutions to your problem helps many more than you personally. (Dare I say Millennial)
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:31 PM   #110
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I don't care how busy a person thinks they are, if they have time to post a reply then they have time to post the solution. Unless they don't care how or what was fixed, just that it was fixed.

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Old 03-31-2018, 10:52 PM   #111
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OP gave me an answer that I'm satisfied with. I'm outa here.

Post #40, #42, and #102 "MR. Cavie peg it" kinda tells me it was a miswired t-stat.
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as a new member I will be very careful what I post as too many of you are too critical! not everyone is an expert! some just buy things and pay others to fix them. does not make them any less of an RVer.
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Old 04-01-2018, 01:47 PM   #113
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as a new member I will be very careful what I post as too many of you are too critical! not everyone is an expert! some just buy things and pay others to fix them. does not make them any less of an RVer.
Don't be afraid to ask for help.

If you have a question post as many details as you can, it also helps if you can post pictures. Also post the make and model of your rig and the make and model of the item your having problems with.

If you get the information you are seeking or have a RV tech fix the problem, be sure to return to your thread and post the results. If someone here posts the correct answer, give them thanks or credit. Give as much information to the remedy as possible.

As you can see by the many responses given here, it's not helpful just to leave everyone hanging.

Everyone here, even long time members, started out new to RVing and we all are still learning.

Welcome to the forum, good luck in your RV endeavors, and the main thing is to make memories and .

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Old 04-01-2018, 02:00 PM   #114
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as a new member I will be very careful what I post as too many of you are too critical! not everyone is an expert! some just buy things and pay others to fix them. does not make them any less of an RVer.
JMark: If you are aiming this post at me, I am not critical of "experts" or "not experts." What I AM critical of is people coming on the forum, asking the members for help, getting many posts TRYING to help, and then not providing a decent description of the resolution of the problem. I also have a feeling that you did NOT read all 100+ posts in this thread.

I've been on this forum for almost 6 years now. I have 307 "Thanks" from people who have been helped by my posts. Even after 20+ years of RV'ing before joining this forum, I've learned a heck of a lot from this forum in the last 6 yrs from others equally eager to help others.

If you stick around long enough, you will see many posts where someone will say, "Please come back and post the solution to your problem." That's how we all learn.

Read this thread:

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ps-153831.html

This guy posted a problem; after 200 posts, it got resolved. It was, in fact, a very similar issue, in that ultimately, it seems his rig was wired "not quite right." The OP ended up tightening and otherwise messing with wiring in a number of places, and although none of us know EXACTLY what he did to get it fixed, he did provide pics of all the things he checked. A number of us, myself included, learned a lot of info from this thread regarding inverters and automatic transfer switches and how 50 amp systems are wired. Why did this happen? Because the OP was actively engaged with us in trying to respond to our suggestions and learn some thing about his RV.

So if someone intends to simply call in the "master tech," and never respond to our suggestions, then why bother to ask us in the first place? Call your tech and leave us alone. I've got better things to do than try to help someone who's not grateful enough to try to post a decent description of the resolution of his problem; and I know I'm not the only one.

And if this posting scares you off the forum, I'm truly sorry. I don't think you'll find a better place than this forum to help you solve your problems. But you have to be willing to do YOUR part.

But I believe what I've said above needed to be said.
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