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1  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: MICHELIN TIRE RECALL on: December 30, 2013, 08:50:06 am
Well, it got me too. On both my my Phoenix and f250. Ford dealer said bring them in and will take care of, no issues.  Our local Ford Dealer deals with "big" trucks and has no problem bringing our Cruiser in and working on it.

DJM
2  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Changing of the Guard on: April 10, 2013, 08:55:26 am
congrats to all.

DJM
3  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: entertainment center...while driving? on: January 16, 2013, 06:41:08 pm
bLrs
You stick the ipod into the docking station.  Turn on the tuner and hit the function button until the word ipod appears.  Make sure the inverter is on.   Works great.


DJM
4  Main Forum / Adventure Anywhere / Re: Where are all the Phoenix Cruisers? on: October 28, 2012, 07:54:57 pm
Bob:

Funny you mention that.  We went from PA to Utah this summer.  Saw one other PC and that was in western PA. 

DJM
5  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: slide problems on: October 20, 2012, 10:21:31 pm
I have found young teenagers fit well underneath the awning to change those screws.  Send a responsible young grandchild who thinks the world of his grandpa up there to do the change out.

DJM
6  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: AC not blowing cold on: October 20, 2012, 09:33:37 pm
GE Montana:

Sorry to hear about your troubles.  I hope it all works out for you.

Insurance is a pain in the butt, trust me I know, I have been an agent for 20+ years.  If you have a 1000 ded like you say, I would lower that to a 100.  It will probably change your premium about 10 bucks every six months.  Well worth it.  It won't help this claim, but it will next time, especially with a window claim.

I would find a nice local agent with a different company whom you can call when you have issues such as the above.  I am an independent agent and represent many fine local and national companies.  We can beat any of those affinity programs, have better coverage, hold your hand when you want it and can get the claims dept jumping when needed.  You put so much money into your rv, you should make sure you have the right protection. 

I will now put my soapbox away.....

DJM

7  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Dead starter battery on: October 20, 2012, 09:07:26 pm
Anne & Bob:

After I had my "aha" moment and found those running board lights on at night, I have not had a problem.  If you turn that dial switch down to nothing then the running board lights stay on about 5 seconds.  I have found that I can leave the mh stored in the garage all summer without a start problem.  In the winter, it is a different story.  I can go about 6 weeks before she won't start. The colder weather makes the batteries die faster.   One last thing to do is check to see if you have a dead cell in your battery with the tester.  With the crappy batteries being made today (in China) they tend to have quality control issues.

Happy camping.

DJM
8  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Dead starter battery on: September 17, 2012, 01:01:34 pm
Greg :

Glad you found the problem. 

That problem followed me for about 6 months until I went into the garage at night by happenstance and saw that dang running board light on. It was an "aha" moment.

DJM
9  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Dead starter battery on: September 03, 2012, 02:00:20 pm
Greg:

On my old 2350 I found that the lights on the running board stayed on and drained my battery.  You could not notice it during daylight hours.  Only by dumb luck did I go out one night into my garage to see that they stayed on and never went off.  I don't remember if the problem was that I pushed the light switch on the dash or replaced the actual switch.  I think that I had a faulty switch....  Good luck.

DJM
10  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Errors in speedometer and trip meter on: August 27, 2012, 10:28:18 pm
Oh to be retired and have this kind of time, but alas work and teenagers are calling....

Live well, laugh often, love much.

DJM
11  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Ford Gas Gauge on: August 27, 2012, 10:15:15 pm
Neat!

DJM
12  Main Forum / Tips and Tricks / Re: Add a sprayer to your toilet on: August 27, 2012, 10:11:22 pm
Well Dick I have never ever hit the helpful button in all my time on this forum, and if you look at my statistics you will see I spend a lot of time here.  I like this so much I might actually take the time to hit that silly button that I find annoying........

DJM
13  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Sofa bed on: August 27, 2012, 09:40:10 pm
Hooray for the upgrade!!  You all know my thoughts on that air bed setup.....

DJM
14  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: 2350 or ? What did you choose and why? on: August 27, 2012, 09:37:17 pm
nj heart:

My 2 pennies worth.  In my back compartment I keep things I rarely use.  I travel with  a bike holder on the back of the mh.  Even with the tilt option on the holder, I find it a pain to get in the back compartment.  In my 2350 I carried the electric cord in the side storage and kept tight with a cable cuff.  In my 2552 I have the cord in the forward compartment.  In my humble opinion that back compartment is about as handy  as t_ts on a bull.

Safe travels.

DJM
15  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Aime's Matchmaking Service on: August 12, 2012, 05:16:03 pm
Aimee:

You can add me to this list if you would like. 

2012 2552 in NE PA

DJM
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