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Offline opus

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Re: Webasto
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2018, 10:17:24 AM »
We ought to have a dedicated Webasto thread or sticky.  For fixes, tips, hacks, etc.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2018, 04:57:35 PM »
My MCI has a Primus System. Whats the difference? is one better or worse? By the way no it doesn't work, and sense I don't know anything about it I have chosen to leave it alone.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2018, 05:05:56 PM »
Primus is a propane unit I had one in my Eagle a simple unit to work on.Join the Blue Bird Group they all have the Primus heat 
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2018, 01:02:27 PM »
Like a bus, Webasto, Aqua-Hot and Hydro-Hot units do not like sitting idle.  These units like to be worked.  Part of your monthly checklist should be to fire up your unit to blow out the cobwebs.  We ran two articles in our June 2016 issue one by Bruce Fay and one by Lloyd DeGerald about servicing and maintaining these units.  You can read the articles by clicking here...
https://www.busconversionmagazine.com/
Then Click on Members --> Read Back Issues --> 2016 ---> June

If you have any questions about any of these units, call Lloyd DeGerald as this is all he does is travels around to different RV venues and work on these units.  He services mine every January in Quartzsite and has a regular customer list of folks he hits around the country and pretty much tunes these systems up annually so they keep on running.  Check out his website at http://lloyddegerald.com/.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2018, 12:41:12 PM »
Looks like I dodged that bullet; pinched wires under the coil.

« Last Edit: June 04, 2018, 01:38:46 PM by opus »
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Offline chessie4905

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Re: Webasto
« Reply #20 on: June 04, 2018, 04:43:43 PM »
Sometimes we get lucky. Cherish it.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2018, 04:58:55 PM »
I'm dreading digging into my Webasto.  P.O. unhooked a lot of things and I'm uncertain the last time it was used.  Might warrant a "rebuild"
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #22 on: June 04, 2018, 06:19:38 PM »
do tell...does that magnifying glass light the roach... ;D
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2018, 06:21:55 PM »
You're dating yourself, LOL!
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Offline richard5933

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Re: Webasto
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2018, 07:18:57 PM »
I'm dreading digging into my Webasto.  P.O. unhooked a lot of things and I'm uncertain the last time it was used.  Might warrant a "rebuild"

Can't be any worse than when I fired up the Webasto on our old 4106 for the first time. Started smelling roasting chestnuts, and then looked out the window to see a stream of flaming red-hot acorns and walnuts flying from the end of the exhaust pipe. Couldn't shut the thing down fast enough.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2018, 03:42:25 AM »
WOW! is that a Craftsman screwdriver? Neat. lol
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #26 on: June 05, 2018, 06:21:09 AM »
Can't be any worse than when I fired up the Webasto on our old 4106 for the first time. Started smelling roasting chestnuts, and then looked out the window to see a stream of flaming red-hot acorns and walnuts flying from the end of the exhaust pipe. Couldn't shut the thing down fast enough.


And that is exactly why you inspect an unused device before turning it on, firing it up, etc.

Take the business end off the unit, and clean out the burning chamber before setting fire to your bus...

Thanks for sharing, vicarious living is how we all save money!

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Re: Webasto
« Reply #27 on: June 05, 2018, 06:34:17 AM »
That coil looks very different than mine.  Mine is round and looks like a gas engine coil.  Or like a Harley coil with two outputs.
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #28 on: June 05, 2018, 07:38:13 AM »
WOW! is that a Craftsman screwdriver? Neat. lol

You noticed that "Made In USA" bit, too?
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Re: Webasto
« Reply #29 on: June 05, 2018, 07:40:11 AM »
That coil looks very different than mine.  Mine is round and looks like a gas engine coil.  Or like a Harley coil with two outputs.

Ha, it may just be.  I've never seen any different shape than this.  This sits recessed, which is why the wires got pinched.  Not Webastos fault, I had something to do with it, and there was a reason.  If I could only remember what that reason was.....
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