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Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-08-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By arvitrekking
I attached an illustration. Your photo...

I attached an illustration.

Your photo didnít come through for some reason.
Forum: General Discussion Forum 07-07-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By arvitrekking
Alde Freeze Valve

Hi Carolyn,
The freeze valve is you SS Agile is in the cabinet with the Alde system. It is a black device bolted to the floor with a blue T shaped handle on top. On this device there is a blue...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,525
Posted By arvitrekking
SS Agile

We also have an SS agile. We have found that if we donít completely flush and rinse the tanks several times every couple months that we get the odor that you described. I fill the tank about 3/4 full...
Forum: B+ General Discussion 11-04-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By arvitrekking
Yum. That sounds delicious..

Yum. That sounds delicious..
Forum: B+ General Discussion 11-03-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By arvitrekking
-Fully cooked smoked pork chops with a bag salad....

-Fully cooked smoked pork chops with a bag salad. 3-4 minutes to heat the chops. Little clean up and yummy.
-Yogurt with granola for breakfast.
-Turkey sandwich with chipotle aioli sauce for...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 09-13-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Hi Rob and Cindy. Jennifer and I would love...

Hi Rob and Cindy.
Jennifer and I would love to connect.
Tom Lahnala

Our gmail address is arvitrekking
Forum: RV Education 101 Articles 08-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,751
Posted By arvitrekking
A friend of mine is a maintenance manager at a...

A friend of mine is a maintenance manager at a Fedex depot that has a large fleet of sprinter vans. They top off the DEF every night when the vans come in as routine maintenance. However he said a...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 08-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,220
Posted By arvitrekking
A power slider would be great. They are super...

A power slider would be great. They are super easy to open and close. They are quiet. I would love to have one on my unit.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-07-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By arvitrekking
Yes. Unfortunately RT went under and I had to...

Yes. Unfortunately RT went under and I had to handle them myself. Alde and Dometic were great and sent me replacement parts. The other issues were out of my pocket.
Hopefully we are done with the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 07-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By arvitrekking
We have a 2018 purchased in October. Here are...

We have a 2018 purchased in October.
Here are the issues we have had with it.
Alde dump valve not aligned with hole in chassis-adjusted
Alde Expansion tank defective-replaced
Fantastic vent...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,618
Posted By arvitrekking
I live in Michigan had this same question. I...

I live in Michigan had this same question. I call RT last fall and they recommended to have the shore power plugged in, batteries on, and let the battery management system maintain the batteries.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-09-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
When storing I connect shore power, and keep the...

When storing I connect shore power, and keep the ecotrek systemn up so hat the battery management system keeps everything healthy.
Without that I would believe the AGM’s would eventually be...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 04-07-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
My unit is back up and running with a new Tracer...

My unit is back up and running with a new Tracer unit I bought from KS2.
It has been working fine the past two weeks that I have been in Florida.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-23-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Bought a pre programmed Tracer from KS2. ...

Bought a pre programmed Tracer from KS2. Installed it and everything is back up and running.

I Took the back off the defective one and didn’t see anything unusual. However it has an burnt...
Forum: Places & Routes 03-09-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By arvitrekking
Southern Florida

Heading to the Homestead or Everglades area at the beginning of April for camping and fishing. Iíll be hauling a 24í trailer behind my SS Agile. Total length of coach and trailer will be just over...
Forum: General Discussion Forum 03-03-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By arvitrekking
The frost valve pops open around 38 degrees. Not...

The frost valve pops open around 38 degrees. Not knowing that I winterized my unit including the Alde hot water tank. The first cold day we had in Michigan the tank dumped it all out in the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-03-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
I’ve had issues with both my Alde system and...

I’ve had issues with both my Alde system and Fantastic Vent. Both those companies are great to work with.
I’ve had a lot of issues with my brand new RV. Only used it twice so far. Hope for the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-03-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Ecotrek support

I contacted KS2 Corp by email yesterday and to my surprise being Saturday that they responded fairly promptly. Once I get my replacement solar controller they will guide me through setting the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Dealer

My rig is currently at Camping World in Grand Rapids. Iím picking it up Monday to do the repair myself. They really tried to help me out. With RT going bankrupt and no support from them they gave...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
That is probably best to use the same unit. I’ll...

That is probably best to use the same unit. I’ll have to be best guess as to the program settings in the controller. Reading through the Tracer manual it looks mostly straight forward.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Yes the unit has the evotrek system with volt...

Yes the unit has the evotrek system with volt start . 300w solar, 400amp lithium and the two 6v AGM.
The controller has one set of wire hooks to Batt and one set to PV. I hope the image comes...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Any recommendations? My guess is that this was...

Any recommendations?
My guess is that this was a defective unit out of the factory that made the controller. Cold solder joint solder Contamination rolling around. Something internal shorted it...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Battery side of controller has battery voltage....

Battery side of controller has battery voltage. 13 or so depending on charge. Voltage from panels is about 22 with sun on them.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-02-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
No I don’t think so. The system was working fine...

No I don’t think so. The system was working fine on our maiden trip. The next time we went out for a road trip it wasn’t working.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 03-01-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,688
Posted By arvitrekking
Tracer 3125BN. It's dead. Maybe some other...

Tracer 3125BN. It's dead. Maybe some other component in the system took it out. Voltage at the battery terminals match the battery output. Voltage from the panels is around 22 volts on a sunny...
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