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Old 12-14-2015, 08:51 AM   #15
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Where did you get the silicon hose Bob?
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Old 12-14-2015, 05:42 PM   #16
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Old 12-14-2015, 07:51 PM   #17
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As I had previously discovered there is nothing under the couch on the 370 except for the doorbell, which doesn't work either, but save that for another time.
The sliding cable controls a valve that apparently cuts off water flow to the heating unit. That valve and cable arrangement seems to be frozen in position. The group of wires that I believe may be the power for the two speed fan have been poorly routed, and almost severed by the actuation arm that is attached to that valve. Need to check for power and possibly blown fuse. Got to wonder where that fuse might be. The 370 is half Gillig and half airstream so nothing is where it would be on the 345/ p30.

On top that, there is a kink in the water line due to it having been bent too sharply. It's a leak just waiting to happen. Basically there is just way too much going on in a cramped space. I think the next step is to try removing the bottom from the cabinet above, or at least cutting an access door into it. The thought of removing the countertop containing the sink and range in order to disassemble the bank of cabinets is too much to ponder.

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Old 12-14-2015, 09:09 PM   #18
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Charly, is your coach missing the auxiliary heater?

If so I "might" still have the one I pulled from the 345. If you're interested let me know and I'll look in the barn the next time I go up there.

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Old 12-14-2015, 10:18 PM   #19
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Brad,

Thanks for the generous offer.

I'm fairly sure I'm going to find it inside that black box on the left side of the photo. Those copper pipes have to be going somewhere. Right???
The problem is that the entire unit is sandwiched between the floor and the cabinet bottom. I'm encouraged by the fact that there's a metal grill in the cabinet's toe kick where someday heat will come out! Ö.. Someday.

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Old 12-14-2015, 11:34 PM   #20
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Charly, i know that your 370 is very different to what we have seen, but the heater valve is the same. Mine was frozen too, but its a cheap and easy part to replace. I think in my refurb thread I have a detailed pic of it.
I agree, that is you aux heater right there... hiding!
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Old 12-15-2015, 12:38 AM   #21
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Steve, looking back now, I can actually recall your thread on the aux heater and see that I had even commented on it. Thanks for referring me back to it. Really well documented
My biggest challenge will be getting access to the heater, without destroying the cabinets.

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Brad,

Thanks for the generous offer.

I'm fairly sure I'm going to find it inside that black box on the left side of the photo. Those copper pipes have to be going somewhere. Right???
The problem is that the entire unit is sandwiched between the floor and the cabinet bottom. I'm encouraged by the fact that there's a metal grill in the cabinet's toe kick where someday heat will come out! Ö.. Someday.

Charly
Sounds like your's is really buried deep!

I'll go ahead and pass the heater on to the next guy, assuming I can even find it that is

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is it 3/4 or 5/8?
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It's all 5/8",except for a 12" 3/4" section between the intake manifold and the "Y" where it splits to the heater core (dash) and the rear hot water heater and aux heater under couch.
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Old 12-15-2015, 07:59 PM   #25
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Oh well, I just ordered 80' of 3/4 silicon hose... geuss I will be cranking the hose clamps down tight!
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i would try to return the 3/4' and get the 5/8". you are asking for trouble and running a large risk that the 3/4" will pop off one of the fittings under pressure. "just saying" Regards, Bob
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Good point, but it already shipped. I will double check my fittings and buy some 5/8 too!
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