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Old 09-26-2014, 03:18 PM   #11
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Check my "Rattling Bathroom Door" post 6 Aug 2013 for pics.
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Old 09-26-2014, 05:04 PM   #12
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Couple more thoughts
The bath door latch has that thumb screw whic I use to help
Reduce rattling along with the rod
I installed a simple shut off valve at the shower head so
Once I have the mix right I can easily turn the shower on and
Off.....for a navy shower
The bed us awful so I got a four inch memory foam from Walmart
To make it softer. There are lots if suggestions in this
Forum for the bed
I also installed a two gallon water pressure tank so the
Pump does not come on every time you draw water. My
Favorite modification.
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Old 09-26-2014, 05:54 PM   #13
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Check my "Rattling Bathroom Door" post 6 Aug 2013 for pics.
Have same problem....piece of .

Cannot find your post regarding substitution. Can you lead me to it? Thanks.

Had a "chat" at their tech chat web site with Roadtrek about this latch..they said that they now use a magnetic door latch that holds up to 50# pressure?? Available at HomeDepot they say. Am scouring HomeDepot for it...

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These are a must http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/200...ngth-Each.aspx
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Old 09-26-2014, 07:54 PM   #15
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Hmmnn... that's it BUT to where do you attach it? Excuse my ignorance...! We don't want to stump our toes if it's in the middle of the shower entry!

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Old 09-26-2014, 08:19 PM   #16
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It is no doubt 60 pounds, not 60 gallons.
Sorry, yes. I meant 60 pounds.
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Old 09-26-2014, 08:29 PM   #17
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David - check to see if the SETEK is causing any problems. A quick check of online specs indicate it has a shunt rated 80 amps. I don't know if the rating is 12v or 24v and I don't know if your RT is setup as 12v or 24v or both. If 12v then 80a x 12v = 960 watts which is way less than the A/C would use for example.

Maybe have your dealer remove the SETEK and test the system without it to eliminate it as the source of the problems.
It is not the SETEC. This is installed on the last battery in the series. I had the same problem before I installed this add-on. Basically, I bought a $300 troubleshooting device because I could not articulate to the dealer what was happening. Now that I know it has something to do with the inverter / mixed batteries discharge management, they have a starting point.

The larger lesson in this is to one - get an extended warranty that covers everything. I negotiated an 8 year / 75K warranty that covers all electronics as well as everything else. I made sure they wrote out including the batteries. I got reamed on a forum site from someone that thought I was lying about an 8 year warranty. Well, I am not and I am so happy I dug my feet in on that negotiating point. The other lesson is buy from a dealer that is authorized to sell and repair your make of RV. The Roadtrek dealer I bought from sells so many of them that they can temporarily "borrow" parts from new stock while they wait on the orders to come in. Volume has its advantages.

I really just want them to remove the OEM Roadtrek batteries and leave in the aftermarket ones. If that is not possible, I hope they can return the aftermarket ones and find the exact roadtrek batteries. This was the first option (expand the OEM battery bank), but the dealer could not get the exact 6V batteries that Roadtrek uses.
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Old 09-26-2014, 09:28 PM   #18
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Hmmnn... that's it BUT to where do you attach it? Excuse my ignorance...! We don't want to stump our toes if it's in the middle of the shower entry!

cheers....
Yes, I have the same question. Did you attach this on the doors or on the shower pan?

Also, the paint has rubbed of of the shower pan due to opening and closing the pin latch. Anyone have a fix / repair for this?
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Old 09-26-2014, 09:33 PM   #19
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Couple more thoughts
The bath door latch has that thumb screw whic I use to help
Reduce rattling along with the rod
I installed a simple shut off valve at the shower head so
Once I have the mix right I can easily turn the shower on and
Off.....for a navy shower
The bed us awful so I got a four inch memory foam from Walmart
To make it softer. There are lots if suggestions in this
Forum for the bed
I also installed a two gallon water pressure tank so the
Pump does not come on every time you draw water. My
Favorite modification.
Gary
Gary, thanks for the suggestions. Can you, when you get a chance, link in the part numbers and pics of your improvements? Seriously want that shut off valve. The current setup is stupid. Also, recommendations on the memory foam would be helpful.

Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2014, 09:52 PM   #20
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Yes, I have the same question. Did you attach this on the doors or on the shower pan?

Also, the paint has rubbed of of the shower pan due to opening and closing the pin latch. Anyone have a fix / repair for this?
"Paint rubbed off" ?? You mean the fiberglass gel coat!?. These can be re-gelled.

You might also consider adding a teak shower grate; easy n' soft on your feet..won't mildew, smells nice; dries fast...





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