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thompsonkd last won the day on June 3 2019

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  • Do you own an Oliver Travel Trailer, other travel trailer or none?
    I own an Oliver Travel Trailer
  • Year
    2018
  • Model
    Legacy Elite II
  • Floor Plan
    Twin Bed Floor Plan
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    366

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  1. We have a 2018 Toyota Tundra and just got a preliminary service bulletin on potential fires related to the wiring harness connected to the high beam head lights. No remedy yet. No idea if there’s any connection to your truck. Glad you and your wife are okay. Quick thinking with the fire extinguisher.
  2. Thanks for the reply’s. I was wondering Bill, why you don’t plug the solar panel into the Zamp plug on the side of the Oliver? Would you mind posting a picture of exactly how you plug in your panel? I assume there would be no modifications to the electrical system when using the panel? Thanks.
  3. Does anyone who uses the Calmark cover for their Oliver use a suitcase solar panel to maintain the batteries while under cover? If so, could you please describe the type/kind size of solar. Or, for those people who don’t use solar while under cover, could you please describe how you maintain your batteries? Thanks. David
  4. Looks great! Can you please provide product links to both the opening and the suction cup device to hold the shower head. David
  5. Thanks for this discussion-helpful in that we are deciding on new tires for our Toyota Tundra, also. As has tripmushrv, we have been looking at the Michelin LTX A/T2's, and our local tire dealer also suggested Hercules (made by Cooper) Hercules Terra Trac A/2 II as well as the BF Goodrich All Terrain T/A KO2's. The Hercules tires are significantly cheaper than both the Michelin and BFG's. My question is: does anyone care to weigh in on the Coopers and/or the BFG's? I have no experience with either of these tire brands; we usually use Michelins on our vehicles. Any feedback would be appreciated. David
  6. I am not sure where to post this; couldn’t get the search feature to pull up the right thread. We have the Dometic furnace- works good with the exception of the sail switch frequently collecting bits of hair (we are traveling with a cat) and lint and consequently not allowing the unit to ignite until we take the switch out and clean it off. As noted, the unit works well when it runs. I am wondering if anyone else. has encountered this issue and what they do about it. I thought of putting a foam filter over the intake but worried about impeding air flow; apparently Dometic does not recommend filters for the unit. Thanks.
  7. Thanks Frank; I don't think your attachment came through.
  8. Kim and I want to replace our discolored white window gaskets with the black; has anyone else done this? I wanted to make sure the part number and size was correct before ordering, as mentioned in the posts above. Thanks.
  9. Thanks Steve. My wife is a jeweler so this would be right up her alley.
  10. Thanks Sherry. Looks like a good lead. I’ll call them tomorrow.
  11. Hey Everyone-we are having ongoing issues with our Dometic fridge. We are working with a local RV repair shop who has diagnosed the issue as a faulty eyebrow circuit board, as mentioned above in the previous posts. When I wrote last, we thought the issue was resolved with Dometic sending a new board to the repair shop. Well, unfortunately, Dometic sent the wrong board and is now saying that they are not sure when they can send a new board. We are trying to figure out how to proceed, and have looked at replacing the fridge with a different brand. We are not keen on this, since the board that is faulty is only about 100 dollars and a new fridge is quite a bit more. Seems wasteful to just replace the fridge. We have: looked online, checked dinansour, looked at RV salvage yards and are simply unable at this time to locate a replacement eyebrow. We looked at the Norcold but that would require quite a bit of modifications to our Oliver. Oliver Service has been great, of course, and has helped us in trying to locate a replacement circuit board and could replace the Dometic with a Norcold, but it would be quite an expense. All of the above leads to 2 questions: in the absence of a replacemnt Circuit board, what fridge could replace the Dometic, without major modifications to our Oliver in other words is there a replacement fridge that is simple and easy to swap out? In the absence of a fridge swap, does anyone have any ideas about how to get an eybrow circuit board? For reference, we are looking for a Dometic Eyebrow Circuit board model number 4450007134. We were hoping to go ahead and replace the lower control board number 4450020612, if we can get it. Our Oliver is a 2018. Thanks in advance.
  12. Thanks everyone for help with this issue. We just got a call from the RV shop we deal with and they finally got an eyebrow panel from Dometic. So we won't be buying Mountain Oliver's old Dometic fridge after all!
  13. Maniac-no it doesn’t work at all. We can’t get any of the buttons to engage. We took it to an RV shop and they determined that the eyebrow board was not working. Mountainoliver- I definitely don’t want a whole fridge but might be interested in the eyebrow if we have a match.
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