Originally Posted by driscolr
I've been trolling this forum for a while and finally pulled the trigger on a new Jayco Eagle HT. So far, so good! If anyone has any tips or tricks with for the 26.5bhs please let me know!
We picked ours up a few weeks ago and love it! During the PDI I found a on off switch in the battery compartment, and no one knew what it was for. The dealer has since found out that it is to turn power off and on to the wireless backup camera if you got that as an option?
Anyways while there the dealer thought that Jayco didn't connect power to the camera (as it wasn't working) so they re-wired it to the clearance lamps . This weekend Im going to pull it back apart, wire it back up they way it was from the factory (according the dealer the wire should just be sitting there) and try the switch to see if it works. The way it's set up not the camera only gets power if the trailer lights are on. It was designed to work as a security camera if needed as the monitor is portable.
Also, dangling in the propane compartment I found a 4ga terminated black cable. After talking to the dealer it sounds like this is for the solar prep, so I i get some panels I would need to install the cable to the battery.
Would love to know if you heard different? Or if you happen to have a random terminated cable going to nothing.
I learned that the only way to sanitize the fresh water tank is done by attaching garden hose to tank fill, fill other end of hose with bleach solution using a funnel, connect to spigot, turn on water. Or use a 12v/120v accessory water pump and pump water out of a bucket, container, etc.... According to Jayco you can gravity fill the fresh water tank.
Unit comes from the factory with a Progressive Dynamics intelliwizard charge controller converter so that's a plus!!! the model number is PD4045.
Also, we have the 15k AC which happens to be a Coleman-Mach made by Airxcel. I installed the Coleman-Mach hard start capacitor kit part#8333A9021 for easier AC starts when using my twin 2000w generators. Took about 5 minutes to install and seems to make a difference.
That's all I can think of for now, but we've only used it once so if you come across something unusual or learn something new make sure to post it, ill be interested to hear!!