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Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-07-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By bob323
I likewise tripped and broke one of the rivets...

I likewise tripped and broke one of the rivets holding the towel bar to the door ('17 AI GT). I think I am going to try and replace the broken rivet if I can drill the remains of it out of the screw...
Forum: Boondocking 05-29-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,399
Posted By bob323
Thumbs up 2017 AI GT with stock AGM batteries/inverter: I...

2017 AI GT with stock AGM batteries/inverter: I just made an investment which I hope will extend my boon docking window - i.e., an Inergy Apex lithium/solar power system. My plan is to keep the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-04-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,032
Posted By bob323
I failed to list one other important issue which...

I failed to list one other important issue which others have identified - i.e., the negative impact on driveability in high cross-winds. My previous rig - a 2008 Adventurous RS (also on a Sprinter...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-04-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,032
Posted By bob323
--- Per my 2017 AI (2016 Sprinter Chassis)...

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Per my 2017 AI (2016 Sprinter Chassis) Sprinter Operator's Manual, the Crosswind Assist feature is described on page 56 which implies to me that the feature is indeed installed on my 2016...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 10-03-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,032
Posted By bob323
Quite frankly, as a 'point to point' traveler, I...

Quite frankly, as a 'point to point' traveler, I find our '17 AI Grand Tour very easy to drive, maneuver and park but there are a few things that are inherent with the Sprinter chassis:
- rear...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,726
Posted By bob323
Sounds like a great solution. Would you mind...

Sounds like a great solution. Would you mind posting two pictures - one with the beds laid out ready for sleeping and the other as you describe as your U-Shaped sofa layout for daytime? Thx.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-07-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,210
Posted By bob323
"Chrome" strips on both sides of vehicle peeling...

"Chrome" strips on both sides of vehicle peeling loose. Have had dealer repair TWICE. Today, while washing vehicle, noticed that short "chrome" strip beneath fuel filler cap is missing - probably...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 09-01-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By bob323
Follow these instructions carefully to update to...

Follow these instructions carefully to update to 3.7 (maps will be updated in next step below). https://www.fusionentertainment.com/lifestyle/products/stereo-units/rv-in801/support/updates

...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-29-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By bob323
Thank you. The process, as you described, worked...

Thank you. The process, as you described, worked like a charm! As I had already updated to 3.7 (which fixed the "Can't unlock maps" error), the map update worked without any errors or intervention...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-28-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
I agree 100% about the wiring issue! Most of the...

I agree 100% about the wiring issue! Most of the shade failures I've had were due to the shade itself getting tangled up in the 'spaghetti' wiring. And even the repaired shades are a mess, as there...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-28-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
I'm sure it's a pain to have to take your rig...

I'm sure it's a pain to have to take your rig back to the Airstream dealership/service center (in my case it's a full-day event), but at lease be sure that you report, and they record, the issues...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-27-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,509
Posted By bob323
How did you update the maps to 2018? I've...

How did you update the maps to 2018? I've upgraded the software to 3.7; however, I'm not sure what the process is to update the map date from 2016.2 to 2018! Can you shed some light as to what the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-27-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By bob323
Leigh & Bettie, I've updated to 3.7 but my maps...

Leigh & Bettie, I've updated to 3.7 but my maps are 2016.2. If I might ask, how did you update the map data - did you use FusionExpress and download the Map data which appears to be a bunch of zip...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-25-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
Airstream, are you listening? Is there going to...

Airstream, are you listening? Is there going to be a recall on the power shades? Is there an alternative solution under development that can be retrofitted to 2017 Grand Tour? Thx.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 08-25-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By bob323
3.7 update worked with no issues; total time to...

3.7 update worked with no issues; total time to update took about 10-15 minutes
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 07-03-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
"We're sorry to hear ..." message is getting old!

Airstream, how about issuing a recall for those of us who spent megabucks for the Interstate with power shades only to have to haul it back to the dealer for power shade repair every other time we...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-15-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,295
Posted By bob323
I resolved the issue - quite by accident! I...

I resolved the issue - quite by accident! I unplugged shore power which I had on all last night but to no avail - inverter didn't charge the house batteries. So this morning, I unplugged shore...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 06-14-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,295
Posted By bob323
Invertor, or house battery, problem?

After taking a long road trip (2500 miles), I arrived at my destination and pulled my 2017 Airstream Interstate in the garage and didn't plug into shore power. Now, three weeks later, I find out the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-22-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
What is Airstream going to do to solve this...

What is Airstream going to do to solve this pervasive power shade quality/reliability issue for good - not just going forward for new customers but also for all current customers who've experienced...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-18-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By bob323
Today is the first I've seen this thread. As...

Today is the first I've seen this thread. As such, I wasn't aware this USB port was problematic. I've been using it to keep my iPhone charged while driving and it's never created a problem for me. ...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 05-18-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,615
Posted By bob323
Forget the new "improved" shades - they're...

Forget the new "improved" shades - they're problematic as well. The dealer installed one to replace a failed unit on driver-side rear, only to find out there's no good way to conceal/secure the...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 03-12-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,815
Posted By bob323
Kinda iffy

2017 Interstate Grand Tour: FYI - I plugged my AI into 110 garage outlet using RV 30-15 amp connector to run a portable electric heater tonight. Then plugged the heater into the AI coffee maker...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 12-08-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,582
Posted By bob323
FYI - Collision Prevention Assist problem was...

FYI - Collision Prevention Assist problem was resolved with M-B software update. Seems to me that the M-B dealers ought to check version of software and update it as part of their 21-Point...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 11-28-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By bob323
I'm going to have my dealer attempt to resolve...

I'm going to have my dealer attempt to resolve the issue when I take the AI back in for service. He says that this is a common problem with the sliding screens and that they have a fix (I believe he...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-28-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,187
Posted By bob323
Assuming that both rear shades share the same...

Assuming that both rear shades share the same fuse, I doubt it's a fuse since one rear shade works and the other doesn't. And it's ONLY the night shade on the passenger side cargo door which doesn't...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-26-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,187
Posted By bob323
Similar problem with our '17 AI Touring - i.e.,...

Similar problem with our '17 AI Touring - i.e., cargo door night shade refuses to close; dealership ordered parts over 3 weeks ago - still haven't arrived from Airstream! Seems ordering parts from...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 11-26-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By bob323
I have a 2017 AI Touring with the sliding side...

I have a 2017 AI Touring with the sliding side screen door. My opinion is that AI still needs to do a little engineering/design refinement on the door:
1) sliding portion slaps against fixed...
Forum: Airstream Motorhome Forums 11-26-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,132
Posted By bob323
Have a 2017 AI Touring and am still learning...

Have a 2017 AI Touring and am still learning about the Fusion. Overall, seems like a great unit but a couple of things I've learned by digging thru the 'skinny' user guide and/or punching screen...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-24-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,582
Posted By bob323
Took to dealer and problem resolved (I hope)! ...

Took to dealer and problem resolved (I hope)! Had to replace Differential Pressure Sensor and reinitialize! Check Engine Light now off and AI drives fine - EXCEPT .... On way home, Collision...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-23-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By bob323
For 2017 AI owners, the instructions state that...

For 2017 AI owners, the instructions state that the thermostat fan must be set to Auto to avoid having the rooftop AC fan run during heating. I tried it and it works as described.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-23-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By bob323
You are probably correct re the first 16 pages...

You are probably correct re the first 16 pages covering the Interstate only, with the rest of the document covering trailers. Luckily I followed only the first 16 pages!

Re leaving or not...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-22-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By bob323
I just 'upgraded' from a 2009 Roadtrek...

I just 'upgraded' from a 2009 Roadtrek Adventurous RS with 100K miles to a new 2017 Interstate Grand Tour. Clearly I'm experiencing a major 'luxury interior' upgrade experience and am enjoying it...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-22-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By bob323
Perhaps I should know, but what is 'WW fluid'? ...

Perhaps I should know, but what is 'WW fluid'? Thx.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-21-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,582
Posted By bob323
Not really sure. Did fill-up at very busy/new...

Not really sure. Did fill-up at very busy/new Racetrack in Mobile, AL before I left but had been running off previous fill-up from same station (even same pump) for over a week without any problems.
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-20-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By bob323
Thumbs up 2017 Grand Tour Winterizing

Just completed my first AI winterizing per the attached instructions which Airstream emailed to me. Instructions were easy to follow and accurate with the exception of the stated location of water...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-20-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,582
Posted By bob323
2017 Interstate Grand Tour - 1100 miles on...

2017 Interstate Grand Tour - 1100 miles on odometer, P2002 error code

Engine check light came on during trip at around 700 odometer miles. No other warnings or messages so continued trip till we...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-10-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,388
Posted By bob323
Trying to net all this out ...

OK, re my new 2017 AI for which I've had no battery issues thus far, I'm assuming that to charge the batteries when parked for a week or two:
1) turn battery disconnect switch/House Power OFF (which...
Forum: Sprinter and B-van Forum 11-07-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,388
Posted By bob323
I just picked up my 2017 Grand Tour today and am...

I just picked up my 2017 Grand Tour today and am hoping that I don't experience this problem. Have you determined the cause and the fix? If so, pls share! Thx.
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