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Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 10-25-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Youíll have to burnish the brake shoes before...

Youíll have to burnish the brake shoes before they are effective. Find a road without traffic and drive at 40 mph. Manually apply the trailer brakes from your brake controller until the speed drops...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 10-16-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Both spur gears failed on our kitchen slide two...

Both spur gears failed on our kitchen slide two years ago. We now travel with two spare gears just in case. It is necessary to jack the slide up to take the weight off of the gears before removing...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 10-15-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By NW Snowbirds
You need to count the teeth on the spur gear...

You need to count the teeth on the spur gear before replacing. The older units had 18 teeth on the gear and the newer models have 15 teeth on the gear. Apparently at some point in time Lippert...
Forum: General RV Questions 08-31-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Iím on my second set of Sailun tires with...

Iím on my second set of Sailun tires with complete satisfaction. They wear like steel and are rated for 75 mph speed. Interesting to note that my friend just took delivery of a new Montana fifth...
Forum: General RV Questions 08-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Try connecting the outdoor shower outlet to the...

Try connecting the outdoor shower outlet to the black tank flush connection and flush with hot water. I do this and it seems to do a great job of melting the solids and allowing a good drainage.
Forum: General RV Questions 08-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By NW Snowbirds
You could have something stuck in the valve....

You could have something stuck in the valve. Maybe try shoving a hose up the drain pipe and flushing vigorously from outside.
Forum: General RV Questions 07-26-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,837
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Go online and find the Lippert operators manual...

Go online and find the Lippert operators manual for the hydraulic system. The manual says that the hydraulics are controlled by a pressure switch. When the pressure builds up the pressure switch...
Forum: General RV Questions 07-25-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By NW Snowbirds
We have a 2012 31SL and the gray tanks are...

We have a 2012 31SL and the gray tanks are stacked as you described. Are you sure that there is a leak in the gray tank or could it possibly be in the vent line from one of the tanks. I thought we...
Forum: General RV Questions 06-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Had a similar problem. The drain hose is clamped...

Had a similar problem. The drain hose is clamped to a plastic elbow which is screwed into the lower side of the freshwater tank. The plastic elbow had a split which allowed the water to drain. I was...
Forum: General RV Questions 04-02-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By NW Snowbirds
If you are referring to the spur gears on the...

If you are referring to the spur gears on the rack and pinion hydraulic actuation system The job is fairly straightforward and I believe it is documented in some Lippert literature. You will need a...
Forum: Redwood Care and Feeding 03-03-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By NW Snowbirds
We live in Washington state and store our 2012...

We live in Washington state and store our 2012 redwood outside. After seven years we have had no problems with bubbles in the paint.
Forum: General RV Questions 01-31-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By NW Snowbirds
You might try JRs RV repair in Sedro Woolley, WA....

You might try JRs RV repair in Sedro Woolley, WA. They were setting up to spray polyurea roofs on motor coaches and trailers. I had it sprayed on the lower front area to prevent damages from debris...
Forum: Towing and Hitching 12-24-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,990
Posted By NW Snowbirds
When I replaced my TriGlide with a new Flexair...

When I replaced my TriGlide with a new Flexair (all at Lippertís expense) the RV repair shop insisted that we replace the fasteners with Grade 5 and not grade 8. They stated that grade 8 are very...
Forum: General RV Questions 08-27-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By NW Snowbirds
I canít remember doing any modifications although...

I canít remember doing any modifications although the change was made several years a go. I believe that the connections were same as the cracked plastic valve.
Forum: General RV Questions 08-26-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By NW Snowbirds
I RMV 100 Water Heater Bypass valve....

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RMV 100 Water Heater Bypass valve. :flowers:
Forum: General RV Questions 08-25-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Replace it with a brass valve from Swan...

Replace it with a brass valve from Swan Industries in Oregon. They have a web site. I did, and no more problems.
https://swanindustries.com/collections/retail-customer
Forum: General RV Questions 04-12-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By NW Snowbirds
You might also consider changing the hangers. The...

You might also consider changing the hangers. The standard hangers on my redwood are fabricated from 1/4 inch thick steel. A local trailer supply shop offers hangers fabricated from half inch thick...
Forum: General RV Questions 03-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Changed out the Thetford toilet for a Dometic 320...

Changed out the Thetford toilet for a Dometic 320 in our 31SL. No problems with the fit and a much better toilet. The ball seal can be changed without removing or disassembling the toilet!
Forum: General RV Questions 03-01-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Actually, it is a vacuum breaker valve located in...

Actually, it is a vacuum breaker valve located in a loop from the black water rinse line and is underneath of the sink. I believe that the purpose is to prevent siphoning of black water out of the...
Forum: General RV Questions 02-25-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Sounds like air in the system. Run the jacks and...

Sounds like air in the system. Run the jacks and slides in and out about 10 times which should eliminate the air.
Forum: Redwood RV Purchase Discussions 02-03-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,082
Posted By NW Snowbirds
After 6 years with full body paint people ask us...

After 6 years with full body paint people ask us if our Redwood is new! Worth the extra cost.:D
Forum: General RV Questions 10-23-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By NW Snowbirds
It sounds like you have LED and not halogen. The...

It sounds like you have LED and not halogen. The halogen bulbs are glass. If you have LED discs just pull the disc out of the fixture to the side and insert the pins of the replacement LED disc in...
Forum: General RV Questions 10-11-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,505
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Water in our nose cap was a result of no caulking...

Water in our nose cap was a result of no caulking at the front ends of the gutters beneath the drain spouts. The spouts terminate at the nose cap joint. Water draining off the roof from rain or...
Forum: General RV Questions 10-11-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By NW Snowbirds
HERO-LED SG4-12T-WW Side Pin G4 LED Disc Halogen...

HERO-LED SG4-12T-WW Side Pin G4 LED Disc Halogen Replacement Bulb, 2.4W, 20-25W Equal, Warm White 3000K, 5-Pack(Not Dimmable)
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Forum: Our Community 09-12-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,521
Posted By NW Snowbirds
Another suggestion is to have someone fill the...

Another suggestion is to have someone fill the fresh water tank. 800 lbs at a low center of gravity helps resist the wind force.
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