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Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-06-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By 10yearsbehind
Excellent work. Glad you got it fixed. Now go...

Excellent work. Glad you got it fixed. Now go cook some chow!
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-02-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By 10yearsbehind
I think I recall it being a bit tricky due to the...

I think I recall it being a bit tricky due to the mounting bracket. Unfortunately, I don’t remember the steps for removal and replacement.

Turn off gas valves at the propane bottles before...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 07-29-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Just had a similar problem. Ended up being a...

Just had a similar problem. Ended up being a problem with the quick connect. I found that the quick connect had a defect.

Here is the thread...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,629
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Oh yeah, because of the bypass valve it would...

Oh yeah, because of the bypass valve it would automatically fill the wh tank with antifreeze without a check valve (while winterizing). The bypass makes the entire water supply system one pipe loop....
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,629
Posted By 10yearsbehind
So the purpose of the bypass valve is so the wh...

So the purpose of the bypass valve is so the wh does not fill with antifreeze while winterizing. The check valve on the hot side after the tank prevents antifreeze from entering the tank via back...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,629
Posted By 10yearsbehind
That makes perfect sense. With no check the water...

That makes perfect sense. With no check the water heater would fill with antifreeze. I winterize with compressed air so that would not be an issue for me...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,629
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Come to think of it, the water pump and city...

Come to think of it, the water pump and city supply have a check valve anyway, so I guess it doesn’t matter. But remove the check on the water heater and be done
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 06-05-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,629
Posted By 10yearsbehind
My opinion, there should not be a check valve at...

My opinion, there should not be a check valve at all, without an expansion tank downstream of the check valve. When water gets hot it expands and increases pressure. The water needs a place to go. ...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-30-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 10yearsbehind
All good thoughts, thanks.

All good thoughts, thanks.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-30-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Rice, thanks for the input. There are no...

Rice, thanks for the input. There are no obstacles such as concrete.

The sewer can be installed flush enough to not be an issue. I can get a countersunk plug for the cap.

The water can be...
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 04-29-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,907
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Staying at a campground we woke up and went...

Staying at a campground we woke up and went outside. Early in the morning all the neighbors were asking if we had any water.

I replied “yes, but I use my pump”. Turns out the town had a water...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 04-29-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Parking the “opposite” way

I am setting up water, sewer, and electric at my home where I intend to park my travel trailer. All the connections will be close to the house.

I want to park the trailer with the door facing...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 03-10-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By 10yearsbehind
If you have good pressure from the supply valves...

If you have good pressure from the supply valves and you blow out the cartridge and still have no pressure from the spray hose, time for a new cartridge.

You can try to disassemble the cartridge...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 03-10-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,738
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Step 1, cover the drain so you won't lose any...

Step 1, cover the drain so you won't lose any parts down it.

1st test, easiest test. Pull the spray head up. Where the hose meets the bottom of the handle, unscrew it. Usually a small round...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 11-20-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,219
Posted By 10yearsbehind
FYI, PVC is NOT rated for hot water. CVPC is...

FYI, PVC is NOT rated for hot water. CVPC is rated for hot water. PEX is rated for hot water. Brass, copper, braided steel supply lines, are all rated for hot water.

Will hot water and PVC be a...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-10-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Thanks everyone. Turned out to be a problematic...

Thanks everyone. Turned out to be a problematic quick connect. I removed the quick connect / valve combo from the hose. I attached a male quick connect to the removed female / valve side. No air...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-08-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Rear propane quick connect. Low volume

On my 2016 24rbs I have a propane quick connect near the rear bumper. I have an outdoor kitchen with a sink and two burners. I have a bumper mounted low pressure grill. I connected the grill to...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-20-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Just when I thought I was done with mods, now I...

Just when I thought I was done with mods, now I need ground effects. Thanks guys... I can imagine it helps a bunch when backing into a site at night. Gregg’s look pretty bright. Do any of these kits...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-19-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,118
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Keep right except to pass. Slower vehicles keep...

Keep right except to pass. Slower vehicles keep right. Keep right pass left. Must be the most under enforced traffic law. It should be at the top of the list of enforcement and penalties.

I tow...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-16-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Glad to share, James! Here is a pic of the culprit

Glad to share, James! Here is a pic of the culprit
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-16-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Sad to discover poor water supply installation, and pex tips!

I was orienting the valves behind the water heater to fill the tank when I noticed a tiny drip from the valve fitting. I figured the drip was due to the crimp ring being so far down the pipe, close...
Forum: Jayco Mods 08-03-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Full bright and full dim pics. Rusty, I...

Full bright and full dim pics.

Rusty, I considered that dimmer also, they are nice. I am not worried about the wire nuts. I zip tied the wiring real good, nothing is moving. Your lighting idea...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-03-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,279
Posted By 10yearsbehind
In the plumbing world, a deteriorating anode rod...

In the plumbing world, a deteriorating anode rod will cause a rotten egg smell from the water heater. An anode rod is a metallic rod in a water heater that is selectively attacked before the water...
Forum: Jayco Mods 08-03-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By 10yearsbehind
Pic 1 is the mess I started with. Pic 2 is an...

Pic 1 is the mess I started with.
Pic 2 is an example of how the switch is wired.
Pic 3 is the rear view of the final result
Pic 4 front view.

I am no electrical expert, I just followed the...
Forum: Jayco Mods 08-03-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By 10yearsbehind
It was easier to upload from my smart phone

It was easier to upload from my smart phone
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