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    Winnie 2005 Vectra trim, front wheel, and lug nut corrosion

    There are a couple spots on horizontal trim where the paint is bubbled and there is some underlying corrosion. what is the recommended practice for repair? Was checking tire pressures yesterday and noticed on front wheels some small areas of corrosion on the alum wheel and some rust on the...
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    2005 Winnie Vectra 400hp Cummins tech question

    Is the fuel injection on the 2005 Cummins mechanical or electronic? Also, is the injection pump purely mechanical or electronically regulated? thx to anyone taking the time to answer. I googled this and couldn't find specific answers.
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    Winnie Vectra Basement A/C service question

    ok. John, thx for your help.
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    Winnie Vectra Basement A/C service question

    "Sounds like the bronze pillow bushings are seized, they should be oiled annually" - this would suggest that the bushings can be lubed without removing the unit from the coach? is that the case? (it doesnt seem reasonable to me that an annual maint task would require removal but maybe I'm...
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    2005 Winnie Vectra weird repeating noise when rear tires parked on boards to raise the rear?

    John; thx for comment. I will keep an eye on it. What was the cost to replace the bags?
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    Winnie Vectra Basement A/C service question

    Basement A/C not working because the fan that moves air across the heat exchanger coil is seized up. Tried giving it a push but can't get it to run. Called around to 1/2 dozen RV places and no one will work on it (even the really big service shops.) Unit is not on a slide out frame so it must...
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    2005 Winnie Vectra weird repeating noise when rear tires parked on boards to raise the rear?

    Happened again when parked on level asphalt. definitely from the front suspension area. I think Domo has the correct diagnosis. a hour later the front air was down more than 20 lbs while the rear was still over 100.
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    Carrying 550 lbs bike and carrier on 500 lb hitch

    I use a small aluminum trailer. light enough to move around by hand (which is a very important point) and remarkably handy for somewhere to put things you thought of at the last minute. The only thing you give up over the hitch rack is the ability to back up at will and thats usually not a big...
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    Rookie diesel pusher fueling question

    "has been or known anyone who was stopped and fuel tank tested" never an RV that I know of but the tax man has shown up at big farm auctions here in MN and looked for dyed diesel fuel in the farmer diesel trucks.
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    Rookie diesel pusher fueling question

    Got the TSD logistics fuel discount card as recommended on this forum. Saved us about $125 on 2500 mile FL to MN trip. Wish there were more participating stations. Question: when logging in with TSD at the big truck pumps it asks if vehicle is "tractor" or "reefer". why is that important...
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    Desperately searching for a 2005 400hp Cummins accelerator pedal A01-29042-000

    Thx for additional info. Fault is intermittent which strongly suggests some oil will fix it. I just have to figure out how to get to the position sensor and determine where a little oil should go. Robert; the for offer to ask the mechanic. Ray-IN I am checking the source you recommended.
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    2005 Winnie Vectra weird repeating noise when rear tires parked on boards to raise the rear?

    closer to birds singing than jackhammer - and it was repeating on a cycle rate of several seconds. I first thought it was the satellite antenna servo searching back and forth but then realized it was not from above. I pulled the coach forward a couple feet to get the rear tires off the boards...
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    2005 Winnie Vectra weird repeating noise when rear tires parked on boards to raise the rear?

    Gary; thx for reply. jacks are hydraulic and they were not engaged when the noise was present. Engine was off. I can skip the boards under the rear tires but I'd still like to know what was making the noise. With all tires on the ground no noise was present. ps. thx for all your advice.
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    2005 Winnie Vectra weird repeating noise when rear tires parked on boards to raise the rear?

    Rookie owner. Attempting to set it up at home with slides out. Leveling system notes if area is slightly sloped to have front at low end so jacks are raising the front to achieve level. In our home parking space slightly lower (1-1/2 to 2") rear of coach is unavoidable so I put down 2x6...
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    Slides and jack set up sequence question for DP with freightliner chassis?

    Possible dumb question... rookie DP owner. 2005 Winnie Vectra. Coach has very nice fully auto leveling system that dumps the suspension air and then extends the jacks and levels the coach. This is done with the engine off as specified in the instructions. I have confirmed the slides use...
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    What was running when new coach battery installed?

    2005 Winnie Vectra - got coach back from engine repair and coach batteries were dead. disconnected them and charged them and I'm hoping they are not ruined. When reconnected I could hear a fan running but couldn't figure out where. (I'm deaf in one ear so can't locate sound sources). From...
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    Desperately searching for a 2005 400hp Cummins accelerator pedal A01-29042-000

    Picked up the RV today. Check engine lite was on but temporarily cleared up so I'm hopeful it's a lube issue. I'll give that a try tomorrow if it doesn't snow.
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    2005 Vectra low voltage at the A/C compressor, shop can't find the problem

    Ray-IN - thx for document links. Got the service report today and the report on A/C diagnostic effort is quite detailed. With the prints and documents I think I'll be able to figure it out.
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    Desperately searching for a 2005 400hp Cummins accelerator pedal A01-29042-000

    Tried the freightliner help line but no help, all he did was suggest I try to find the part at an RV junkyard. Before I go that route I'll do some troubleshooting of my own. Maybe I'll get lucky and all it needs is a couple drops of oil as suggested by Gary.
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    Desperately searching for a 2005 400hp Cummins accelerator pedal A01-29042-000

    Everyone thx for help and references. Coach is a 2005 Minnie Vectra.
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    Desperately searching for a 2005 400hp Cummins accelerator pedal A01-29042-000

    This engine failure is getting to be really annoying. Initial event was siezed alternator that broke the serpentine belt. thats fixed. on the plus side State Farm covered 100% of the $770 tow. After alternator repair shop noticed a check engine lite. Tech reports it is an accelerator fault...
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    2005 Vectra low voltage at the A/C compressor, shop can't find the problem

    Gary; Problem is dash A/C. yes I printed out the 2005 Vectra prints and am trying to find the switch(s) and wiring to the compressor. No luck so far finding what I need but I think thats mostly because I'm still learning the symbol conventions. I've looked at a lot of elec prints for...
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    2005 Vectra low voltage at the A/C compressor, shop can't find the problem

    Everyone thx for replies. A/C compressor.
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