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Gen Problem

Ok, heres one for everyone to think about. House battery was getting very weak, had to have the engine running to start the Onnan Generator but it would quit after a few minutes. Figured the house battery was dead, yep, .01 volts on the multimeter. Bought a new interstate 8-D to replace to one it there. BUT now the gen won't even turn over unless the RV is running and it just trys and trys but no hit. On just the house battery it will prime but thats all. 

What did I do wrong and how do I fix it??

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Mounting a wireless camera to a Class A 3 Replies

  Hi All New member here . I was wonder if any one has tried to mount a wireless backup camera on an Alumina Lite?  The requirement is to have a flat surface somewhere in the center of the top of the…Continue

Started by Chuck Borden. Last reply by Lakota Wolf Nov 7.

Gen Problem 8 Replies

Ok, heres one for everyone to think about. House battery was getting very weak, had to have the engine running to start the Onnan Generator but it would quit after a few minutes. Figured the house…Continue

Started by John Harrison. Last reply by Chuck Borden Nov 7.

Our pre-owned 1984 Holiday Rambler Imperial 6 Replies

Just picked this up and starting do a few repairs to it. I'm told it has a plumbing leak that soaked the front carpet by the entry door. Possibly the water holding tank. Does anyone know how to…Continue

Started by Jason. Last reply by Jason Jun 6.

Muffler for 1990 Aluma Lite XL 25WB

I don't know what the muffler specs are, but in the 26 yrs since it was built, have mufflers improved on the balance between hp (via backpressure and pipe diameter) and noise factor (db)? Mine has…Continue

Tags: muffler, 25wb, xl, lite, aluma

Started by Richard Slatin Aug 21, 2016.

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Comment by Nancy Short on April 2, 2017 at 2:12pm

Here is a picture of me as a pre-teen getting ready to ride up the Alaska highway with my dad and my grandparents.  If you look to the left, you can see the hitch hooked up to the mustang.  Yes, my father used his 1965 Mustang Fastback to tow this 23' Holiday Rambler up the alcan.  He was a welder and he did the custom hitch himself.  Mr. Toad's wild ride comes to mind.  Sometimes the mustang pulled the trailer and on the other side of the hill, the trailer pushed the mustang.

Comment by John E. Meyer Jr. on December 4, 2016 at 5:33pm

here is inside the area where batteries used to be.

1984 Holiday Rambler Imperial

Comment by John E. Meyer Jr. on December 4, 2016 at 5:30pm

Looking for information on wiring thats in the original house battery location. ( Ill post a picture or two of it) I have moved them and temporarily have extended the cables and such. I have all the paperwork,manual etc on this but it does not show or list what's what.

Comment by Phillip T Rodden on August 31, 2016 at 9:31am

Thanks frank

Comment by Frank Niprikas on August 30, 2016 at 2:55pm

Hey Phillip...

I would be surprised if that's a factory camera/monitor setup, I installed all the cameras on mine and it depends on how it was powered and from where.   My rearview camera is on all the time, not just as a backup camera and if it were me I would start looking for power options near the monitor where the image is produced ; IF of course this is an aftermarket setup.  Generally speaking, the power comes up the wire with the image from the camera and breaks out often times with an inline fuse.  If it's rigged only for backup purposes, they can be tapped into the steering column, or the backup-light power circuit.  If you can locate that power lead going back to the camera, then you can at least find out if it's getting power.  If it is, then maybe swap out the camera with a new one, they're cheap on Ebay and will unplug from the cable going forward pretty easily.   Let me know if I can be more help!

Frank 

Comment by Phillip T Rodden on August 30, 2016 at 2:32pm

I have a question for any HR owners. I have a 87 with a backup camera. Has anyone ever had to work on their camera systems ? I can't get an image. It could be an issue with the camera. It's possible that it's not getting power. I just hooked up a small backup camera on my Pickup truck so I am thinking it could be where it gets power when you put it in reverse. Does anyone have any thoughts. 

Comment by Phillip T Rodden on April 11, 2016 at 10:24am

Thank you Walt and Patti. 

Comment by Walt kaiser on April 11, 2016 at 12:15am

Phillip, I am the current President of the HR Full Timers Chapter. I have an 02 HR Endeavor, 40 DST, Cummins 330, allison 6, been full timing in it for almost 15 years. If I can help in any way just ask. Happy travels.

Walt K.

Comment by Patti Laroche on April 11, 2016 at 12:00am
There is a wealth of HR info on FaceBook if you happen to be a member. This is a wonderful group ready to answer all your questions. I have found them to be invaluable in our restoration. https://www.facebook.com/groups/70sholidayramblers/
There is also a HR group on Pinterest.
Comment by Phillip T Rodden on April 10, 2016 at 10:22am

This is great to see other HR owners. I have been working on mine to get it road ready and would love to talk to other owners about stuff. I got this RV with absolutely no information about it. so I have been just stumbling around and discovering everything about it. I am also new to RVing . I just about have it ready to use . I did use it once this past fall at Assateague Island just down the road but lost my power steering during the drive. So I am getting all the belts replaced and am looking forward to getting back out soon. I want to also add solar pannels for my batteries. Can't wait. 

 
 
 

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