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Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 11-22-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By mrmom
After thinking about years of experience with...

After thinking about years of experience with automotive electrical issues and corrosion over the years, one thing that comes to mind. If the 7 way plug already has corrosion, then no storage method...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 10-16-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,976
Posted By mrmom
I'm in the camp that just blows out the water...

I'm in the camp that just blows out the water lines and put AF in the traps & toilet. Don't like putting the chemicals in the lines. I also dump about a gallon of AF in each of the black & grey tanks...
Forum: Jayco Mods 10-09-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By mrmom
All good ideas, thanks. Curious, How did you fit...

All good ideas, thanks. Curious, How did you fit one long shelf into the cabinet or did you have to cut it in half? Has anyone tried fitting wire shelving into one of these cabinets?
Forum: Jayco Class C Motorhomes 10-09-2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By mrmom
I use T/H all the time when towing. Like the...

I use T/H all the time when towing. Like the automatic grade braking and shift points keep the engine in the power band better. On my Suburban, I also will use the T/H mode when in moderate/heavy...
Forum: Jayco Mods 10-06-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By mrmom
Shelf in overhead storage cabinet

OK all, looking for some ideas on how to add a shelf inside a long overhead cabinet over our jackknife sofa. We would like to have 2 levels inside of this cabinet to make it easier for storing...
Forum: Jayco Lite/Ultra Lite Travel Trailers 10-06-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By mrmom
You can use degreaser on all the metal parts but...

You can use degreaser on all the metal parts but I would definitely recommend installing new brake shoes and grease seals! You will never get the grease out of the shoe material and I'm sure the...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 10-06-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By mrmom
I did make our jackknife sofa a little more...

I did make our jackknife sofa a little more comfortable. Not hard to do and takes only a couple of hours total. The hardest part is removing the sofa.

First, I cut and inserted heavy cardboard...
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 10-04-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By mrmom
Second what deano posted plus a couple of...

Second what deano posted plus a couple of additional items.
-Turn valves to isolate hot water tank first and drain. It also helps to open the pressure relief valve while draining.
-Finish blowing...
Forum: Tech Talk 09-26-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By mrmom
Second others, if it is that jammed then probably...

Second others, if it is that jammed then probably not fixable. Also agree that you should buy a new one that is "overkill" for the tongue weight of your trailer, especially if you use the jack to...
Forum: Jayco Maintenance and Repair 09-19-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By mrmom
I would just plug the hole with Geocell and not...

I would just plug the hole with Geocell and not worry about it. Just need to keep the water from getting behind the siding.
Forum: Jayco Fifth Wheels 09-19-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By mrmom
Chocks didn't cause the issue, they just alerted...

Chocks didn't cause the issue, they just alerted you to it!
Forum: Jayco Mods 09-11-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,866
Posted By mrmom
We too had the same issue with the rear TV, mount...

We too had the same issue with the rear TV, mount above the window was just too high for comfortable viewing. My solution was to use a Height Adjustable Swing Arm TV Wall Mount. This allowed the TV...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 09-04-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By mrmom
I would think that as long as it fits on both...

I would think that as long as it fits on both ends it will work. Just make sure that it is listed for use with both your controller make/model and your specific vehicle.
Forum: Welcome Mat 08-31-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By mrmom
Welcome from NJ! Love that floorplan, we have...

Welcome from NJ! Love that floorplan, we have essentially the same trailer but from Starcraft. Great trailer for the 2 of us, enjoy!
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-31-2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By mrmom
Here in the northeast, couldn't find anyone that...

Here in the northeast, couldn't find anyone that would take a "used" mattress. Wouldn't have been my tax break, it would have gone to the mattress company.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-30-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By mrmom
No takers, so off it went to the landfill!

No takers, so off it went to the landfill!
Forum: Tech Talk 08-30-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By mrmom
They use them because they do not need to be in a...

They use them because they do not need to be in a junction box. They are also a lot thinner allowing them to be used in thin wall areas.
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-30-2022, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By mrmom
Not much difference between them, I would prefer...

Not much difference between them, I would prefer the ones that have the 18" wheels.
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-30-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,042
Posted By mrmom
Last time I did this I just towed the trailer for...

Last time I did this I just towed the trailer for a 20 mile ride on the highway and just used the manual lever to apply the brakes. Run along at like 50 - 55 mph, apply the manual lever for say a...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-24-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By mrmom
Chevrolet 5.3l New plugs & wires = 1.5mpg!

Something to think about if you have a GM/Chevrolet 5.3l engine, new plugs & wires. At 62000 miles, I thought I had an intermittant stumble/misfire and rough idle, so I changed out my plugs & wires...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-24-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By mrmom
Wow, can't believe no one wants a free $500...

Wow, can't believe no one wants a free $500 mattress! Hate to throw it away, but if it's not gone by the end of the weekend then it's going in the trash.
Forum: Jayco Travel Trailers 08-23-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By mrmom
Most new brake controllers are "proportional"...

Most new brake controllers are "proportional" meaning that they apply brake force based off the rate of deceleration of the tow vehicle. Therefore, they will apply very little force when standing...
Forum: General Jayco RV Chat 08-21-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By mrmom
Anyone need a new short queen mattress?

I have a Brooklyn Bedding Wanderlust short queen mattress available to anyone that want it. Too firm for us, BB sent us a new mattress and told us to give this one away. Only been slept on a few...
Forum: Towing, Hitching and Tow Vehicles 08-20-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,042
Posted By mrmom
Trailer brakes will NOT work going backwards! The...

Trailer brakes will NOT work going backwards! The magnet has to "pull" against the drums rolling forward to turn the cam and expand the brake shoes. The hum you hear is probably the magnets working...
Forum: Jayco Super C Motorhomes 08-19-2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By mrmom
I've had great success with the Tekonsha Prodigy...

I've had great success with the Tekonsha Prodigy controllers. Just order the custom hookup cable for your specific vehicle and it should plug right in.
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