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vacuum Panel Insulation For Refrigerator Freezer

Expensive - needs to be custom built - only sensible in chest no upright configuration but oh god does it ever kick the daylights out of the energy bill! An eighteen cubic foot freezer can keep temps at -25c in 40c ambient temps for 90 amp hours worth of 12-volts. The chest freezer part is a drag but baskets could be used.
MEXICOWANDERER 06/30/15 09:00am Tech Issues
2002 E450 A/C vacuum Loss

As in title, 2002 E450 under Class C. A/C blows out of Defrost Vents Only. Vehicles are set up to use the Defrost Vents IF Vacuum or the Mode Selector fails. I've found I have vacuum where the line to the controls connects under the hood. And NO vacuum at the Selector vacuum source connection. Had to take the entire dashboard "bezel" off to do this. It seems Ford has buried the Vacuum Check Valve and Reserve Canister somewhere tricky inside the Dashboard/HVAC cabinet area. Anybody been in there and found that stuff? Behind an Air Bag, by the way...
j-d 06/25/15 08:29pm Class C Motorhomes
vacuum Sweeper - Neato Robotics

I'm not one to advertise, but when I find a good product, I don't mind sharing. And I found one. My wife has been wanting a robotic vacuum sweeper for some now now. They are a little pricey, which is why we hesitated so long. But a short while ago she went ahead an ordered one and had it shipped to the house. Our house has a footprint of 2800 square feet on 2 levels. The upper half is a traditional 3 bedroom ranch style, then the lower side has an addition, that's just ... well ... huge. Five steps lead from one level to the other. (kind of like by-level) So she ordered the neato XV Signature robot and ... oh my gosh! is it great! It sweeps all the rooms all by itself and then knows to go dock itself to recharge it's battery. It's scheduled to kick off every day and "wow" does it pick up dirt. The lower level has no carpet any more, and the floor is now dust free. It worked so well, we bought another one for the upper level, and it navigates from hardwood floor to ceramic tile to carpet with no problems at all. And boy! does it pull the dirt too. It's amazing how much dirt gets accumulated in a 24 hour time period! So, we took one of them camping with us and set it up in the trailer. This last week-end it ran on time 3 days in a row and .... "wow" did it pull the dirt and dust from the camper! Most of the camper is carpet, and even the 3rd day, the dust container collector was packed full. This thing is simply amazing. We named the first one Fido, and the second one Scarlet. So next time we go camping, we're taking Fido with us again. Here's the link to the web site. Click here. It's really nice not to have to lug around a clunky vacuum sweeper any more! It's worth every penny. Made me a believer! Something to think about for yourself too! Kind of like the gas vs diesel debate...once you've tried diesel, you won't go back to gas! Well, once you've tried the robot, you'll never push one again! The most important this is ... the wife is happy! You know what they say, "If the wife is happy, everyone is happy!"
DutchmenSport 06/11/15 02:13pm RV Lifestyle
Seafoam and F-53 V-10: Trying to find a vacuum line

I'm planning of doing a Seafoam treatment on my Ford F-53 V-10 motorhome (2005 chassis). Since I have hydraulic brakes there's no convenient vacuum line that I'm aware of. Does anyone know where to locate a vacuum line that feeds all the cylinders on a F-53? Thanks! Mike
Mike Schriber 05/30/15 05:47pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum hoses failing on SCS AC systems (Winnie etc)

If your AC isn't blowing as cold as it used to, inspect the plastic hoses in the engine compartment. The plastic doesn't hold up to underhood temps and breaks down. The walls crumbled on the light blue hose going to the external dashpot on the ac box. The green hose to the water heater hose valve is not far behind. (The condition of these hoses inside in the dash is fine.) I bought 5' of 1/8" ID fuel/vapor hose and it fit snugly on the good stub of the plastic hose and the dashpot. Many RV'ers will be paying a lot of money to have a shp fix their AC as these hoses fail, as they did on my 2008 Itasca 30B w/50k miles. P.S. The ac drain was plugged up too - worth checking this too.
spotrot 05/24/15 12:38pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum pump for Unified Tow Brake

I have been using the US Gear Unified Tow Brake in my last two tow vehicles, and now want to install it in a third. Unfortunately, it seems as if the vacuum pump has failed: testing the system before removing it resulted in only a small movement of the brake pedal (suggesting low vacuum), and testing the pump after removal showed virtually no air movement and no appreciable vacuum (although the motor still runs). My motorhome brakes are also showing evidence of overheating, again suggesting that the dingy brakes are not all that effective. I have emailed US Gear to see about a replacement pump, but have had no reply. I have also researched availability on the internet, and find that it will set me back over $500 even assuming that the advertisers have stock. So I am considering using a generic vacuum pump as a replacement, as I can get one for a quarter of the price. But before I do, I want to be sure there are likely to be no technical issues. The way the pump and the electric solenoid are wired to the same terminal on the power module leads me to question whether there is something I need to be aware of, as the pump continues running well after the solenoid has become idle. Has anyone tried using a non-US-Gear vacuum pump with this system? Does anyone have any technical insight as to how the pump and solenoid work together? I am electrically savvy enough to be able to work around whatever issues there might be, as long as I know what they are. For example, I may use a relay for such a generic pump to be sure I don't overload the Power Module, etc. Any thoughts on this would be most welcome. Thanks.
CanadianEmbassy 04/24/15 09:51am Dinghy Towing
Cordless Upright vacuum Cleaner

Hi, Would like members opinion on what brand of cordless upright vacuum cleaner they like best. :h Thanks
Papermaker 04/21/15 10:32pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum test

Can someone tell me what it means when setting idle and you punch the gas and the needle on the vacuum gauge doesnt go all the way to 0.What does this mean?I have reved it as high as 3000rpms and it doesnt move to 0.It will move to like i5 or between 10 and 15.
joe0508 04/08/15 09:59pm Tech Issues
Sealand vacuum Toilet problem

We have a 2012 Bounder. It's been at the dealer having a repair to the roof and we just got it back. We have no power to the vacuum flush switch and the water stays in the toilet (both toilets) and simply won't flush. Holding Tanks are empty. We don't even know where the vacuum pump or generator is located. We have checked circuit breaker and fuses. All seem OK. Hubby is diesel mechanic so is pretty savy but this is new for us. Any help appreciated. Dealer is 5 hours away, don't want to go back again!
janerusl 03/22/15 12:07pm Class A Motorhomes
1997 Tiffin Allegro Ford F53 vacuum Hose break

Hi, We currently own a 1997 28 ft Tiffin Allegro with a Ford 460 and have a broken vacuum hose, it's hanging from the heater valve and I can't find where the other end connected. Somehow there was another line broken at the top of the engine bay and I'm thinking there was a T or connection somehow to it, there is no evidence anywhere of another connection point. Can someone provide a picture of their same engine or advice as to where this hose connects? Can it connect to the vacuum system anywhere? Thanks for any help.
RudolphA 03/16/15 05:06pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum line Leak 2003 Born Free E- 450 dash removal

I have a 2003 E-450 Ford class "C" Born Free and I have a vacuum line leaking under the dash that controls the front air conditioner vents open and shut control and I can't seem to as of yet get the dash to come off to get to the problem, does anyone have a schematic they could post or a video as to how to remove the dash? I have been searching on line and can't seem to find anything on this. The line is leaking some where on the passengers side.where it leaves the out side firewall under the hood and goes down into the fender well area, I have routed a bi pass to get it to work and it works when I do that, so I just have to figure out how to get to the old line and replace it. Thanks Jim
Shade Tree Mechanic 03/04/15 04:14pm Class C Motorhomes
A/C door vacuum motor.

I may need to replace the vacuum motor on my 1989 Southwind. Can someone please tell me where I can find them?
Buster52 02/08/15 10:55pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum Flush question

Does anyone have experience with the Vacuum Flush system? The panel turns red when it's not OK to flush (when water pump is active), and green when it's OK. I've caught ours twice now hung up on red. The first time was hours after the last flush (normally it clears within 30 seconds to a minute). The second time, the toilet hadn't been flushed in days. It seems odd that it would randomly go into a flush mode long after the last use. Any ideas?
dad2aprincess 01/18/15 02:23pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum Assisted Toilet

Guys, I have a 2014 Bounder and the suction pump is not working. The green light is on but no suction. Where are the pumps located? I cannot find. Any other ideas would be welcome as to why its not working. If I do flush one of the toilets it will go down but not "pop" suction then a minute or two later you'll hear the gulping sound, The other toilet wont open to drain. it was but I used a plunger thinking it was clogged but the hole is closed? Thanks for any ideas
dbro60 12/11/14 02:11pm Class A Motorhomes
vacuum Assist Toilet in Pace Arrow

I have a 2008 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 38P that has a vacuum assist toilet. As the pump works and there is no suction I would like to check clamp connections. My problem is not knowing how to access the area I need to check. Can anyone offer some suggestions?
Batbc4 10/28/14 01:53pm Class A Motorhomes
Where is the AC vacuum port in my 2006 E450 V10?

I just can't find it in the engine. Any pictures?
map40 10/01/14 06:27am Class C Motorhomes
Central vacuum / Next Project / Motor Bearing / Suggestions

Well, I started working on my next Project (Past Projects) The motor in the Central Vacuum system is making a lot of noise. http://www.irv2.com/attachments/photopost/data/1515/DSC_5303.jpg http://www.irv2.com/attachments/photopost/data/1515/DSC_5304.jpg I pulled it out and found the rear bearing is shot in the motor. http://www.irv2.com/attachments/photopost/data/1515/DSC_5306.jpg I got the Model and Serial number http://www.irv2.com/attachments/photopost/data/1515/DSC_5305.jpg I goggled them and called their ?Customer Service? They do not want to sell to me, they will not verify if they even still make the unit, they did give me the number of the nearest dealer (over 100 miles away). I was willing to buy a complete new unit. My last experience with the Harbor Breeze Fan was just the opposite. Enough of the rant. So I'm looking to replace the Central Vacuum System, have done a search on Google and find no similar units. Any suggestions on units, it has to fit into the space in the compartment pictured, and I have to be able to empty it without taking the whole unit out (drop the dirt pan without removing the unit) By the way, the reason I would replace rather than fix is this has been apart before, the seals around both the intake and exhaust are broken, and the seal on the rear pan is missing.
GlennLever 09/08/14 09:31am Class A Motorhomes
Central vacuum power head question

I have a Dirt Devil central vac in my RV. The head has no rollers on it and it difficult to push. Newer ones have rollers. Does anyone have any idea what or where I can get something that will work with the central vac system and have a rolling head. I like the central vac but not the head.
twins89 09/06/14 06:18am General RVing Issues
Dyson DC 59 animal vacuum

I am looking at the Dyson dc 59 animal vacuum cleaner for our 5th wheel. For the money is it all that it is cracked up to be? Please only reply if you use one of these.....It is an expensive mistake to make...
Bob Vaughn 09/04/14 01:37pm General RVing Issues
Anybody install a vacuum System in 2014 Challenger 37KT

If so , can you share pictures of the install and placement of everything? I also want to install the VACpan add on. Thanks Bigdaddy51200
bigdaddy51200 07/27/14 12:40pm Class A Motorhomes
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