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Old 06-20-2016, 08:06 PM   #267
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Just to add the AGM Optima deep cell batteries have a blue top and are meant for RV/Marine use. The red top is exclusively auto start and the Yellow is a hybrid, so a mix of two blue and one yellow would be the best combo.

If price is of concern, having two wet cell deep cycle batteries for coach is just fine.

Glad to be of help Mark, keep the questions coming.

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Old 06-23-2016, 01:57 PM   #268
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Hey guys, do you know where I should get a replacement for this Cain pump for under my step?

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Old 06-23-2016, 05:57 PM   #269
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I got all the screws out this afternoon Tap, but someone has been a little over zealous with the Vulkem on the corners where they meet the inner skins. If get it out when I go over to AS NE tomorrow. PM me you address and I will drop it in the mail to you.
Can't help with your pump Tap but the step is out (along with a light and the switch).



PM me your address and I will get it on the mail to you.
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Old 06-23-2016, 10:31 PM   #270
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Can't help with your pump Tap but the step is out (along with a light and the switch).







PM me your address and I will get it on the mail to you.

Thanks Martin!
I'll PM you now!
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Old 06-24-2016, 01:07 AM   #271
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Hey guys, do you know where I should get a replacement for this Cain pump for under my step?

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Mark I believe that is a solenoid that allows engine vacuum to pull in the step when the door is closed. The switch in the door jamb energizes the solenoid which allows vacuum to the diaphragm in the actuator to the rear to pull the steps in. With the engine off or the solenoid closed, springs extend the steps and keep them out. By the way if you need the actuator it is the headlight actuator from a '68 to '82 Corvette. I'm not sure if the solenoid is generic or a specialized part.
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Thanks Smartstream! That helps a lot!

Oh and I had typed, "vacuum pump", but somehow the autocorrect on my phone changed it to, "Cain pump". Hehe!

Thanks again!
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Hey Tap,
Did you get that video I tried to send? Im not very confident in my computer abilities. It seemed like it sent ok.

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Did you get that video I tried to send? Im not very confident in my computer abilities. It seemed like it sent ok.

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I did, thank you SO much Mike!
I thought I wrote you back, I must not have.

I love the video because it captures the long lines of classic motorhomes.

I really appreciate it buddy!
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Old 06-25-2016, 12:24 PM   #275
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Friends, can anyone tell me where to get a proper replacement for the solenoid that controls my automatic vacuum powered step? Mine is shot and I need to get one as soon as I can. Thanks!!

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Friends, can anyone tell me where to get a proper replacement for the solenoid that controls my automatic vacuum powered step? Mine is shot and I need to get one as soon as I can. Thanks!!

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This thread maybe helpful Tap....particularly post #5 has part numbers of alternate parts.

Apparently it is sold as a fuel selection valve.
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Thanks Martin, that's great!
I think you forgot to attach the live link to the thread though.
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Thanks Martin, that's great!
I think you forgot to attach the live link to the thread though.
Sorry Tap.....let me try again! http://www.airforums.com/forums/f311...lay-49351.html
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Hey Martin, click on that link.
I think it goes to a whole different topic.
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