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Old 11-07-2018, 06:33 AM   #21
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OK I've found the source of the last pressure leak. Turns out that the pressure switch has a leaking diaphragm. Will be replacing it with a Viair model 90110 pressure switch. Picked on up for just under $20 shipped. Eliminates the old pressure switch, solenoid combo since the new unit contains both in one component.


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Old 11-07-2018, 10:42 AM   #22
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Great news and a relatively inexpensive fix.
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:48 AM   #23
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Got everything ready for the new switch/relay combo. All the connectors are in place so all I need to do it screw it into the air line tee and connect 4 wires. Tracking shows that it arrived at the house today.



I did pressurize the system to check for leaks again yesterday. Connected the air horn and, for the first time in 2 years, it blew loud and clear. Had to replace the air solenoid and both electric horns since they were damaged when the horn switch shorted out and kept them on until the battery died while I was away. Horn switch problem turned out to be a cracked turn signal cancel switch in the steering column. Had to remove the steering wheel and the locking ring to get to it but it was a common part and otherwise an easily replaceable part. Autozone's tool rental program really helped out. Was able to rent both the steering wheel puller and the locking plate compressor for a net $0.00. You have to pay for the tools in advance as if they were new, but they credit you back when you return it. I've rented a bunch of tools over the years.



Finally getting ahead on the repairs. Seemed like it was something new every time I checked. The "TO-DO" list is getting smaller now. Items remaining are getting less critical but I'll be diligent since I'm on a roll now.
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Old 11-12-2018, 09:02 AM   #24
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Any way I can know what replacement airbags are needed for my MH? They're holding air right now but I do see some cracking and would like to replace them in the near future. Wanted to pick them up in advance of pulling the old ones out. Air Stream has been little to no help over the years with trying to find part numbers so I'm hesitant to call them.
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Old 11-12-2018, 11:26 AM   #25
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Here is an explanation of how to identify air bags. https://www.sdtrucksprings.com/ident...ir-ride-spring
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Judging from that link I'm going to have to pull at least one bag to get the identifying numbers in order for me to order it. Thanks for the link. It will, at least, tell me how to order what I need.
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Old 11-12-2018, 01:46 PM   #27
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There are part numbers around here for 345 bags but I don't know if they would be the same as yours. The bags are pretty easy to change IF you can get to the fasteners on top. Many have cut holes in the floor to access from above depending on your floorplan. You might call American Carrier to see if they can help.
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