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Forum: Solera 07-17-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,474
Posted By cousin01
Spend time reading about the batteries. As a...

Spend time reading about the batteries. As a newbie you have never dealt with anything like this and the care and feeding of the batteries is not intuitive.

Main point. Don't allow the batteries...
Forum: Solera 04-06-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By cousin01
Mystery Solved - Propane Detector Alarm during Equalization Cycle

For a couple of years I have had a problem with the propane detector going off whenever the converter went into bulk mode (i.e. High voltage charge rate).

I just thought it was due to the...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 11-28-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,653
Posted By cousin01
And they will be into their third set of house...

And they will be into their third set of house batteries before they realize why.
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 11-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,653
Posted By cousin01
I can't imagine anyone but a first time RVer...

I can't imagine anyone but a first time RVer agreeing to a 12 only refrigerator. 11 amp draw is a deal killer. This has to be a cost and space saving design change. Neither of which are worth it....
Forum: Cherokee 08-26-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,083
Posted By cousin01
I agree with the comment about wing nuts. they...

I agree with the comment about wing nuts. they have to be very tight to prevent heating and currnt drain and corrosion. So just stay with the nuts.

But read up on basic battery safety before you...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 08-12-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,508
Posted By cousin01
My propane alarm goes off whenever my converter...

My propane alarm goes off whenever my converter goes into maintenance mode which puts out a higher then normal charging voltage. My converter has a wizard that allows me to chose the charge cycle. I...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 07-29-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By cousin01
Thanks Babcock, all good info. I remember...

Thanks Babcock, all good info.

I remember getting dinged on late registration because I waited on the smog cert. I'll send that in and then go ahead and re-test.

Wish I knew if it was starts or...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 07-28-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By cousin01
No. My tags haven't expired yet. so as long as I...

No. My tags haven't expired yet. so as long as I get the smog test completed and fee paid, no problem, Just a wasted trip and maybe an extra fee.

So the word to the wise is, if you have any...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 07-28-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By cousin01
Smog Test - CA

I recently had an EGR valve replaced after a limp home mode/Check Engine.

No problem and done under special warranty.

A few days later my annual DMV renewal came in the mail and this time it...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 08-08-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By cousin01
Been there, done that. Twice. Hardest part...

Been there, done that. Twice.

Hardest part is remounting the steps single handed.

Used 2x4s, a dolly and a jack



https://goo.gl/photos/Sovqt3fnwcVwwdAX8
Forum: Solera 05-11-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,334
Posted By cousin01
I have a 2011 on a 2010 3500 chassis. Here...

I have a 2011 on a 2010 3500 chassis.

Here is my experience with the camera on my rig.

https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f191/back-up-camera-fail-47801.html
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 04-25-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By cousin01
I had to disassemble the steps from the side to...

I had to disassemble the steps from the side to get access to the motor when my pivot bolt froze and sheared off.

Make sure power is completely off - disconnect both chassis and coach batteries at...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 03-27-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,413
Posted By cousin01
Scott no doubt has a wealth of knowledge on the...

Scott no doubt has a wealth of knowledge on the subject and it could be helpful to the OP.

I guess I went off on the first sentence "I think that you will find the converter in the power bay close...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 03-27-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,413
Posted By cousin01
Is it just me, or is anybody else starting to...

Is it just me, or is anybody else starting to realize why it was a bad idea to group all MB based products in one Forum.

This guy wants to know something specific about HIS model and he gets what...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 12-05-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By cousin01
Please see my post in the Solera forum. If...

Please see my post in the Solera forum.

If not properly installed and cared for they can be damaged.

https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f191/check-your-valve-stems-121552.html
Forum: Solera 10-31-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By cousin01
Check your valve stems!

A while back I had the flex stems replaced with the metal valve stems.

While checking air pressure today I noticed that the three of the stems were tight up against the beauty ring.

I pulled...
Forum: Solera 09-26-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By cousin01
Be advised. The battery cutoff switch (near the...

Be advised. The battery cutoff switch (near the side entry) does not cut off 12volt power to the coach when plugged in to shore power. It simply disconnects the coach batteries from the converter and...
Forum: Solera 09-20-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By cousin01
Good luck finding pertinent info over there...

Good luck finding pertinent info over there unless you have a Forrest river/ coachmen model cross reference handy. What is a 2401R anyway?
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-18-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,879
Posted By cousin01
Can I do a search that will return ONLY posts...

Can I do a search that will return ONLY posts about the camera that include the word prism? i.e Boolean Prism AND camera?

If so will it find Prism in the authors signature, or only in the title or...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-18-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,879
Posted By cousin01
Maybe I'm just thick, but I think this...

Maybe I'm just thick, but I think this consolidation of forums is confusing.

I recently tried to research something for a friend with a new Prism. I had to sort thru a bunch of posts about every...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 09-12-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By cousin01
Looked at it myself. Press menu button...

Looked at it myself.

Press menu button then camera icon.

Pretty easy

Thanks.
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 09-11-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By cousin01
Enable backup camera prism

A friend has a new 2016 prism

Backup camera only comes on when vehicle is in reverse.

How do you turn it on so it is a full time rear view camera?
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 07-21-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,018
Posted By cousin01
We traveled for 11 weeks across Canada and the...

We traveled for 11 weeks across Canada and the US. We left refer set to auto at all times which switched it to propane when we were not on shore power.

(I did switch the refer to off when...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-29-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By cousin01
Mine never blew fuses but failed completely. Upon...

Mine never blew fuses but failed completely. Upon disassembly found the main pivot shoulder bolt was sheared off. The bolt is supposed to be tack welded in from the back so it can't come loose. I can...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-29-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By cousin01
All of my intermittent "won't start" problems are...

All of my intermittent "won't start" problems are gone since having the starter replaced under extended warranty. Dealer never did experience the problem as it would only occur after sitting for...
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