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Forum: General Discussion Forum 10-07-2020, 03:17 AM
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Posted By S&S THOMAS
George, i'm currently on the road, but will reply...

George, i'm currently on the road, but will reply more fully in a few days. I learned a lot during this process. Most importantly, perhaps, these hydronic systems are only rated for about 500 hours...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-09-2020, 06:20 PM
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Posted By S&S THOMAS
Avanti, yes, understood. That's the first step -...

Avanti, yes, understood. That's the first step - clear the code and then diagnose the underlying problem. After that, I'll deal with getting an EasyStart installed, but I'll talk to the dealer...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-09-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By S&S THOMAS
Avanti, I will pursue the installation of an...

Avanti, I will pursue the installation of an EasyStart controller with the dealer when I bring the rig in for diagnosis and repair.

I think there is probably another issue (fuel line obstructed...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-09-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
GeorgeRa, Thanks for your excellent suggestions....

GeorgeRa, Thanks for your excellent suggestions. I hadn't thought of Mercedes, not knowing that some Sprinters have hydronic systems installed in stock models. Will probably call Jim Rixen, too. ...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-08-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Well, I'm finally back after taking my RoadTrek...

Well, I'm finally back after taking my RoadTrek CS Adventurous to ThermoKing in Denver to deal with my non-operational hydronic heating system. I took it in on Monday, 6/29, and they kept it for...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-30-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Hi dlj, all good suggestions. Thanks for the...

Hi dlj, all good suggestions. Thanks for the hints about the refer. Will be heading across Utah, AZ and SoCal deserts in mid-July, so this is all very useful for me to keep in mind.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-30-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Thanks for your input RonP. My CS Adventurous...

Thanks for your input RonP. My CS Adventurous has NO PROPANE, but lots of PV panels to keep the batteries topped up when not driving during the day. Also no fan for air circulation associated with...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-25-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Mike, Good suggestion. I will keep spare parts...

Mike, Good suggestion. I will keep spare parts and necessary tools in the RV from now on. Thanks, Steve
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-22-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 71
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Posted By S&S THOMAS
Good to hear that, Avanti. will definitely go...

Good to hear that, Avanti. will definitely go there if I can get into their schedule. thx
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-22-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
All, Thanks again very much to all of you. I'm...

All, Thanks again very much to all of you. I'm now pretty convinced that my unit is in lockdown mode due to repeated non-starts (although why does the coolant pump still run?).

There is a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-21-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Jrobe, thanks for your excellent input. I am not...

Jrobe, thanks for your excellent input. I am not familiar with the design, but will look at the literature to see if either/both of these are part of the system. I suspect they are, or something...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 09:35 PM
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Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
tgregg, Interesting tidbit that I've never heard...

tgregg, Interesting tidbit that I've never heard before, so good to know. Thanks!
I can't remember ever running the diesel below 1/4 tank, but may have once. Regardless, the tank is currently...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Avanti, Thanks again for your reply. I do have a...

Avanti, Thanks again for your reply. I do have a voltmeter, but this is probably beyond my capabilities. I'm just going to take it to the dealer and have them check it out. It'll probably cost me...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Avanti, Don't know the answer to your...

Avanti,

Don't know the answer to your question. I bought the rig from a dealer here in Colorado. It was new with about 300 miles on the rig, so I believe this is almost certainly original...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
The pump starts. Nothing else.

The pump starts. Nothing else.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:22 PM
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Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
George, Thanks. Diesel tank is full. No...

George, Thanks.
Diesel tank is full.
No smoke, either from the engine exhaust or from the hydronic unit (as it doesn't run).
No ticking noise that I can recall.
Let me know if you need a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 06:18 PM
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Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
hydronic heating system

here are the photos. thanks again
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
Thanks for your reply. The heater model...

Thanks for your reply.
The heater model number is Eberspacher D5WS 25 2217.
The controller is Alde 3010.
I have photos of both, but don't see how to add them here.
There is complete silence...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 06-20-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,406
Posted By S&S THOMAS
hydronic heating system

Hi all, first time here for me. Hope somebody can advise me on a problem I've been having with the hydronic heating system on my 2018 RoadTrek CS Adventurous. When I bought the rig last year new, I...
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