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Old 04-30-2012, 10:21 PM   #155
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:22 AM   #156
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Derek,
Congrats! With a cheep 12 volt tester (auto zone about $6) that clips to a ground and has a sharp probe that will light up the handle when power is found will allow you to check which battery power is flowing from. Attach the clip to a ground on the fuse block of choice, disonnect one of the battery arays and check fuses. I've found all kinds things that I would have guessed sourced from the other battery. When you get going, lets pick a camping spot to your south and try to get together.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:50 PM   #157
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HELP???!!!
Got all of the wiring back together at the battery tray last night, and now the motorhome won't start at all. Anyone have the wiring schematics for '88 or '89 Classic Motorhome? I get all of the stuff to 'light' up when I turn the ignition key, but no starter. I've got to have something wired incorrectly. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-05-2012, 02:59 PM   #158
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HELP???!!!
Got all of the wiring back together at the battery tray last night, and now the motorhome won't start at all. Anyone have the wiring schematics for '88 or '89 Classic Motorhome? I get all of the stuff to 'light' up when I turn the ignition key, but no starter. I've got to have something wired incorrectly. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Would there be any difference in wiring from an 83 to an 88/89? I'd be happy to scan the schematics from mine as I have the complete owners manual - just let me know.

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Old 05-06-2012, 10:33 AM   #159
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I'll post photos in a bit, but does anyone have the electric waste water valves in their Classic motorhome? I've got the switches, but guessing that the valves have been replaced. Wires are there at the current valves, but no motors.
Wondering if I need to even bother trying to get these working again.
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Old 05-06-2012, 12:31 PM   #160
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Would there be any difference in wiring from an 83 to an 88/89? I'd be happy to scan the schematics from mine as I have the complete owners manual - just let me know.

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Hi Dan,
At this point, I'll take what I can get. ANYTHING for reference. Raveson is mailing me some copies that he has, he's posted some pix here as well, but his set-up is not like mine. Guessing that some PO has made changes on mine.
I'll PM you next.
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:47 PM   #161
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I've got to have something wired incorrectly. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Derek- These are for a 1990 but I'd guess they will be very helpfull for you. They're posted from a member here named educator. Go here, then scroll around:

www.airforums.com/forums/f160/1990-motorhome-owners-manual-43578.html

Hope this helps, keep us posted.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:39 PM   #162
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Remember if the fl dmv gets any complaints about a tag, they can pull it. You know how the govt works. jim
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Old 05-06-2012, 08:27 PM   #163
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Remember if the fl dmv gets any complaints about a tag, they can pull it. You know how the govt works. jim
ZigZagg, not a real tag, just a plastic one custom made. This will be my 'front' license plate, and only to be used for laughs, lol.
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I'm trying to post up the schematics but when the 'upload attachments' window opens and I attempt to browse files it redirects the page - somethings up - shoot me a pm with your email and I'll zap it off that way.

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I have schematics for a 1991which might help. Things to check;

Are you dash lights coming up?
What is voltage in dash display before you turn her over; needs to be over 12v
Measure voltage on auto battery using test meter and check if you have a parasitic load and voltage is falling over days
Temporarily co-join you coach and auto batterie using the switch in the glove comp. if she turns over, you know your auto battery or connections are duff
Usually, these issues are caused by a poor ground or battery so use a wire brush to clean terminals and ground connections and then retry

This should help narrow down issues

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My mistake then, go for it, but still be careful. Jim
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Old 05-08-2012, 03:04 PM   #167
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Two obnoxious little drainers are the glovebox light (do you ever REALLY use it?...pull the bulb) and the vanity mirror light over the passenger seat. Also, when we disconnect our battery, reconnection lights up the radio, but if it's turned down, it ain't heard, but it's pulling...the voltage regulator under the front of the doghouse might be a culprit, and it's cheap...still, the battery wires from the poles to the solenoids DO get worn with sliding the drawer in and out...m
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Ok, the 'switch-over' in the glovebox, has been disabled. The wiring behind battery tray is a complete mess. Nothing like the picture Raveson supplied with one of his posts (see below). I'll get pix tomorrow in the daylight to show what I'm up against.
The switches just inside the door have been disabled as well. Undercoach wiring from chassis to battery tray has several cut wires that I'm guessing go to the control panel beside the entry door. I'm gonna get this figured out soon. Just glad that there aren't any travel plans in the near future.
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