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2021 OWNER'S MANUAL2021 Owners Manual V1.1

TABLE OF CONTENTS(*VIEWING VIA PDF: Each page number is cross referenced for your convenience.Simply click on the desired page number to direct you straight to that page.*)CHAPTER 1GENERAL INFORMATIONDISCLAIMERWELCOME TO LIFE OF "ROUGHING IT SMOOTHLY"ABOUT THIS MANUALDELIVERYDEALER RESPONSIBILITIESCUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIESTIFFIN MOTORHOMES LIMITED WARRANTYMAJOR EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERSWARRANTY SERVICEOWNERS INFORMATION PACKAGECUSTOMER RELATIONSSPECIFICATION LABELSWEIGHT DISTRIBUTIONSAFETY ICONS & MESSAGES2334455667781011CHAPTER 2SAFETY INSTRUCTIONSSAFETY CONSIDERATIONSGENERAL WARNINGSYOUR PRE-DEPARTURE CHECKLISTDRIVING SAFETYFUELS FOR THE MOTORHOMELIQUID PROPANE (LP) GAS SYSTEMLIQUID PROPANE (LP) GAS REGULATORLIQUID PROPANE (LP) GAS DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMRECOMMENDED PRACTICESCARBON MONOXIDE WARNINGCO/LP PROPANE GAS DETECTORFIRE SAFETYFIRE EXTINGUISHER13131516171820202122222425

SMOKE DETECTORELECTRICALLOADINGMAINTENANCEEMERGENCY EXITSPARKING PROCEDURESTOWING HITCH26262727282930CHAPTER 3HEATING & AIR CONDITIONINGFURNACEAIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMTHERMOSTAT CONTROLSHEAT PUMP CONTROLSHOW THE HEAT PUMP THERMOSTAT WORKS3234353536CHAPTER 4LP GAS SYSTEMGAS TANKGAS TANK FILLING PRACTICESGAS TANK REGULATORGAS TANK QUICK CONNECT38393940CHAPTER 5MAJOR APPLIANCES(LP) GAS/12V/120V (VAC) REFRIGERATORCONVECTION MICROWAVE OVENLIQUID PROPANE (LP) GAS COOKTOPWATER HEATERWATER HEATER - (LP) GAS IGNITION OPERATIONWATER HEATER - 120V VAC ELECTRICAL OPERATIONWATER HEATER STORAGEPRESSURE REGULATIONTRUMA WATER HEATER MODEL INFORMATIONTRUMA WATER HEATER PRODUCT MANUALS42434446464647495051LIQUID PROPANELIQUID PROPANELIQUID PROPANELIQUID PROPANE(LP)(LP)(LP)(LP)CHAPTER 6ENTERTAINMENTTELEVISION SETS53

DVD/BLU-RAY PLAYERHOUSE RADIOSOUND BAR545555CHAPTER 7CABINETS & FURNITURECABINETSCOUNTER-TOP & KITCHEN CABINETRYKITCHEN, LIVING & DINING AREASCHASSIS DRIVER & PASSENGER SEATSOVERCABIN BUNK BEDBEDROOM AREA586061646567CHAPTER 8STRUCTURAL FEATURESCHASSIS FEATURES70CHAPTER 9ELECTRICAL FEATURESGENERAL INFORMATIONELECTRICAL CAUTIONSCIRCUIT BREAKER BOXBATTERY DISTRIBUTION CENTERBATTERY INSPECTION & CARE120V (VAC) RECEPTACLESUSB RECEPTACLESGROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPT RECEPTACLESINVERTERELECTRICAL GENERATORAUTOMATIC TRANSFER SWITCHCIRCUIT BREAKERSCONVERTERFUSESSEVEN PIN TOWING CONNECTOR727475767779808081828384848485CHAPTER 10HYDRAULIC LEVELING SYSTEM

WARNINGS & PRECAUTIONSPARKING THE COACHCONTROL PANEL OPERATIONSYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTINGAUTOMATIC LEVELING SYSTEM WARRANTY GUIDE8889899091CHAPTER 11SLIDE-OUT FEATURESGENERAL CONSIDERATIONOPERATING PRECAUTIONSEXTENDING THE SLIDE-OUT ROOMRETRACTING THE SLIDE-OUT ROOM93939494CHAPTER 12EXTERIOR FEATURESEXTERIOR SIDESSECURITY LIGHTSELECTRIC STEPSTONGUE WEIGHTMIRRORS96979799100CHAPTER 13INTERIOR FEATURESFLOORINGCEILINGWINDOW TREATMENTS102102103CHAPTER 14PLUMBING & BATH FEATURESMONITOR PANELKITCHEN SINKBATHROOM SINK, SHOWER & ACCESSORIESWATER PUMPCITY WATER CONNECTIONSDRY CAMPING CONNECTIONSHOOKING UP TO WINTERIZATIONCITY WATER SUPPLY CONNECTION105105105106107107107108

FILLING THE FRESH WATER TANKHOT & COLD WATER FIXTURES (FRESH WATER TANK)SANITIZING HOT/COLD FIXTURES & FRESH WATER TANKSANITIZING HOT/COLD FIXTURES ONLYWATER FILTERWATER HEATER BYPASS SYSTEMBYPASS WATER HEATER FOR MAINTENANCEFRESH WATER LINESGENERAL INFORMATIONTOILETBLACK WATER HOLDING TANKGRAY WATER HOLDING TANK (P-TRAPS)WASTE WATER DISPOSALSEWER CONNECTION & CAMPINGNO FUSS FLUSHEXTERIOR 6116CHAPTER 15WINDOWS, AWNINGS, VENTS & DOORSWINDOWSAWNINGVENTSDOORS118119120121CHAPTER 16DRIVING YOUR MOTORHOMESINGLE VISION CAMERA REAR MONITOR SYSTEMDASHBOARD COOLING/HEATING CONTROLS123123CHAPTER 17ROUTINE MAINTENANCEWASHING YOUR MOTORHOMESEALSPROPER SEALANTS FOR APPLICATIONWHEEL CAREROOF CARE & MAINTENANCEMOISTURE MANAGEMENTINTERIOR CARE FOR YOUR MOTORHOME125126126127127128128

CONTROL RELATIVE HUMIDITYAVOID DRASTIC THERMOSTAT SETBACKSMANAGE WINDOW CONDENSATIONCARPET CARE & MOISTURE MANAGEMENTCLEANING TILESTORAGE & ISOLATED AREAS IN THE MOTORHOMEUSE OF UN-VENTED COMBUSTION EQUIPMENTEXTERIOR CARE OF YOUR MOTORHOMEUSE OF YOUR MOTORHOMESEVERE ENVIRONMENTSSTORAGE OF YOUR MOTORHOMEMODIFICATIONS TO YOUR MOTORHOMEWET AREASTIRE & SAFETY INFORMATIONSECTION ONESAFETY FIRST BASIC TIRE MAINTENANCERECOMMENDED TIRE PRESSURE & LOAD LIMITSUNDERSTANDING TIRE PRESSURE & LOAD LIMITSCHECKING TIRE PRESSURESTEPS FOR MAINTAINING PROPER TIRE PRESSURETIRE SIZETIRE TREADTIRE BALANCE & WHEEL ALIGNMENTTIRE ROTATION SEQUENCETIRE REPAIRTIRE ROTATIONINFORMATION ON PASSENGER MOTORHOME TIRESVEHICLE LOAD LIMITSCARGO CAPACITIESOVERLOADING AFFECTS YOUR MOTORHOME & TIRESTIRE SAFETY TIPSSECTION TWOSTEPS FOR DETERMINING CORRECT LOAD LIMITTIRE PRESSURETIRE MAXIMUM LOAD RATINGWEIGHING THE MOTORHOMEFREQUENCY OF CHECKING TIRE INFLATION PRESSURESTIRE WEAR, BALANCE & WHEEL 41141141142142143144145

TIRE CLEANINGINTERIOR CARECARPETFABRICSWALLS & CEILINGSDASHBOARDWOODWORK & OUTINE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULESMONTHLY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE3 MONTH MAINTENANCE SCHEDULESIX MONTH MAINTENANCE SCHEDULEANNUAL MAINTENANCE SCHEDULEWINTERIZINGDE-WINTERIZINGMERCEDES MAINTENANCE SCHEDULESERVICE DUE DATE DISPLAYSERVICE DUE DATE HAS BEEN 151152152153153154154CHAPTER 18MAINTENANCE & DATA CHARTMOTORHOME OWNERS DATA SHEET156

GENERAL INFORMATIONCHAPTER11

DISCLAIMERMany of the features and appliances in this manual may or may not be reflected in the actualmotorhome purchased, depending on the options and models selected by the motorhome owner.All items, materials, instructions and guidance described in this manual are as accurate aspossible at the time of printing. However due to Tiffin Motorhomes ongoing and dedicatedcommitment to excellence, improvement of Tiffin motorhomes is an ongoing and continuousprocess.Consequently, Tiffin Motorhomes reserves the right to make substitutions and improvements toits makes and models of motorhomes without prior notification. Substitutions of comparable orbetter materials, finishes, appliances, instrumentation and instruction may be made at any time itis deemed necessary to provide our owner's with the best possible motorhome meeting theowner's requirements.Copyright by Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. - All RightsReserved Tiffin Motorhomes Inc.625 Fawn Grove Road Winfield, Alabama 35594Phone: 205-487-4710Fax: 205-487-0444MERCEDES 24 HOUR ROAD SIDE SERVICE800-367-6372Email: tiffinmotorhomes.com2

WELCOME TO A LIFE OF "ROUGHING IT SMOOTHLY"Tiffin Motorhomes is excited that youhave entered the world of motorhometravel. We believe that you and yourfamily will enjoy this lifestyle foryears to come. Your Tiffin motorhomeprovides all the luxuries and comfortsof home while allowing you to travelfreely as you choose.Before heading out on the open roads,please take the time to make yourselffamiliar with this owner's manual tolearn more about the operations ofyour motorhome.Figure 3.1Tiffin WayfarerABOUT THIS MANUALAlso, please work with your dealer tolearn as much as possible about thefunctionality and features of yourcoach. And always remember "Wherever you go, we go."This operator/owner's manual was prepared with you in mind. We want to provide you with theinformation you need to properly care for and use your motorhome and all of its equipment. Pleasecarefully read through this manual to help you understand how everything in your motorhome works.NOTE: This owner's manual describes many features of your Tiffin Wayfarer and includesinstructions for its safe use. The manual however, including its photography and illustrations is of ageneral nature. Some equipment and features described may be optional and or unavailable on yourmodel.The instructions included are meant to serve as a guide and in no way extend theresponsibilities of Tiffin Motorhomes beyond the standard written warranty.The descriptions, illustrations and specifications in this manual were correct at the time of printingand Tiffin Motorhomes reserves the right to change specifications or design without notice andwithout incurring obligation to install the same products previously manufactured.Many of the instruction sheets and manuals for the various appliances inside your motorhome havebeen incorporated into this manual for your convenience.There is also a flash drive in the information bag inside of your coach with instruction manuals toyour appliances as well.3

DELIVERYThroughout the entire manufacturing process, your Tiffin motorhome has been regularlyinspected by our qualified factory personnel to assure you of the finest product of the finestquality without exception.However, the final inspection at our factory is not meant to be the last one. The pre-deliveryinspection and system check that your dealer performs are the final inspections done to yourparticular motorhome prior to you actually receiving your coach.Your dealer is also available to assist you in understanding the warranties and completing thenecessary forms to activate the warranties for the various appliances and accessories installed inyour motorhome.DEALER RESPONSIBILITIES1. A pre-delivery inspection and systems check is performed to assure a thorough inspection ofthe motorhome and to assure the proper operation of factory installed components.2. A customer walk through is performed to familiarize the new owner with the motorhome, itssystems and components, and their proper and safe operation.3. Delivery of the Owner's Information Package which contains warranty cards andregistrations for the vehicle and all factory installed components from other vendors andsuppliers to Tiffin Motorhomes. The detailed operation instructions and maintenanceprocedures and schedules are also included in this package.4. Assisting the customer in completing the registration forms to avoid loss of warrantycoverage. The dealer should review the limited warranty provisions with the customer tostress the importance of completing the warranty cards and registration forms for thecomponents in the motorhome to enable the various manufacturers to receive them withinthe required time frame.5. Providing the customer with information regarding warranty and non-warranty work on thevehicle and its separately warranted components.4

GENERAL INFORMATIONCUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIESThe customer is responsible for regular and proper maintenance of the motorhome and itsvarious components. Properly maintaining your motorhome will help prevent conditionsarising from neglect that are not covered by your Tiffin Motorhome and components limitedwarranty.The maintenance guidelines in this manual and any other applicable manual(s) should befollowed. It is the owner's responsibility and obligation to return the vehicle to an authorizeddealer for repairs and service.To assist you in avoiding problems with your motorhome, it is recommended that you do thefollowing:1. Read the warranty. Go over it thoroughly with your dealer to make sure you understandall the terms and conditions of the warranty.2. Please ask questions about anything you don't fully understand about your Wayfarer.Tiffin Motorhomes is here to serve you and assure that you have all the informationnecessary for your safe and enjoyable use of your new motorhome.3. When you are taking delivery, setup an appointment for adjustments. This appointmentshould be within two weeks after you accept delivery of your new motorhome.4. You are responsible for an expected to use your Wayfarer in a responsible and safemanner. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the proper operation of themotorhome and all of its features before you attempt to use your motorhome.5. Once a year the roof seals need to be inspected and replaced if need be to prevent leaks.This can be done at a Tiffin Motorhomes Service Facility.TIFFIN MOTORHOMES LIMITED WARRANTYThe Tiffin Motorhomes limited warranty was provided to you by your authorized TiffinMotorhomes dealer during the pre-delivery inspection. When you inquire about your TiffinMotorhomes warranty, please refer to this document. Should you need an additional copy,please contact:Tiffin Motorhomes Inc.625 Fawn Grove Road Winfield,Alabama 35594Tiffin Motorhomes will be pleased to send you an additional copy or any other informationrequested, as may be warranted.5

MAJOR EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERSThe following list is a compilation of the vendors and suppliers of the major subsystems andcomponents of your Wayfarer. This list is provided for your convenience and is not meant as acomplete substitution of the literature and accompanying "how to contact us" informationsupplied by those vendors and suppliers in your Owner's Information Package. Whereappropriate, website information is provided as well. Atwood Mobile ProductsAtwood LP Gas Water HeaterTrumaKwikeeNorcold, Inc.Onan CorporationRV Products (Coleman A/C)Precision Circuits Inc.Saf-T-Alert (CO/LP Alarm)Triple HDometic CorporationLippert CorporationBig Foot Leveler w.bigfootleveler.comFor those looking for more information (e.g., locations of authorized subsidiaries) the followingwebsite, www.rvamerica.com/data/s/ alist.htm should be very helpful. This site providescomplete, alphabetical listings of all suppliers and vendors for all contemporary recreationalvehicles and motorhomes.WARRANTY SERVICEMercedes-Benz covers Roadside Assistance for the full term of the bumper-to-bumper chassiswarranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.Tiffin Motorhomes warranties its utilized construction for three years and its laminations forthree years. Any service work performed after the expiration of the Tiffin Motorhomeswarranties WILL NOT be covered under the conditions of the implied Tiffin Motorhomewarranty. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis, to this deadline on account of theunavailability of parts and/or service appointment time where work is to be performed.Neither Mercedes Benz nor Tiffin Motorhomes provides warranty for the motorhome tires.Please refer to the tire manufacturers guide provided in the Owner's Information Packet for anywarranty information.However, do not rely on the possibility of an exception: please schedule any desiredin-warranty work before the expiration of your motorhome warranty.6

OWNERS INFORMATION PACKAGEThe Owner's Information Package (Figure 7.1) includes valuable documents about yourWayfarer and its components and systems. By consulting the booklets and instruction manualsincluded, you will learn how to operate, maintain and troubleshoot these items safely andeffectively. The Tiffin Motorhomes Wayfarer Owner's Manual does not cover every possibledetail of equipment; standard or optional on your coach.As with all valuable documentation, please keep them in a safe and secure place for later useand consultation. When you complete and mail to the respective manufacturer(s) anywarranty/guaranty registration card(s), make a photocopy of both sides of each card prior tomailing and keep the copy in your permanent records for your Wayfarer motorhome.Figure 7.1Owners Information PackageCUSTOMER RELATIONSIf you wish to schedule maintenance, service or to order parts, you should notify your localauthorized Tiffin Motorhomes dealership to setup an appointment or place an order. If you areunsure of the location of your nearest authorized Tiffin Motorhomes dealership, please accessthe Tiffin Motorhomes website at www.tiffinmotorhomes.com and then click on the "LocateDealer" tab and then enter the appropriate search criteria such as state and retail sales. Thenclick on the Red Ball located on the map to pull up the dealer information for that area.7

SPECIFICATION LABELSThere are two main labels used to identify your Tiffin Motorhomes Wayfarer. The VehicleIdentification Number (VIN) is the legal identification of the completed motorhome. The VINis the number used by the state for the vehicle identification and registration.(Figure 8.1 & 8.2)Figure 8.1Wayfarer Vehicle Identification Label 1Figure 8.2Wayfarer Vehicle Identification Label 2Another label affixed to your Tiffin Wayfarer is the RecreationalVehicle Industrial Association (RVIA) label for Tiffin Motorhomes(Figure 8.3).As a manufacturers member of the RVIA Tiffin Motorhomes has theobligation to disclose the following information to the purchaser of themotorhome: An indication of the contents of the motorhome weight label affixedto the motorhomeFigure 8.3RVIA Official Label A concise explanation of the following items: Vehicle WeightDistribution and Proper weighing techniques to be used whenweighing the coach. Specific definitions for the following terminology:(Continued on Page 9)8

SPECIFICATION LABELS CONTINUED Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - This is the maximum weight of the motorhomewhen it is fully loaded. Unloaded Vehicle Weight (UVW) - This is the weight of the motorhome as built at thefactory, with full fuel, engine oil and coolants. The UVW does not include cargo, freshwater, LP gas or any dealer installed components. Cargo Carrying Capacity (CCC) - This is the maximum weight of all occupants includingthe driver, passenger(s), personal belongings, food, fresh water, waste water, gas, tools,tongue weight of towed vehicle (if applicable), dealer installed accessories and the like. TheCCC is equal to or less than the GVWR minus the UVW. Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) - This is the value specified by the chassismanufacturer as the maximum loaded weight of the motorhome with a towed trailer orvehicle (if applicable). Sleeping Capacity Weight Rating (SCWR) - This is the maximum weight capacity of thecombined number of persons (i.e., number of people multiplied by 154 pounds per person)permitted to sleep within the motorhome.(Please note this is a median average and actual passenger weight may vary). Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - This is the maximum allowable weight for an axle;the GAWR considers the weakest link in the tire, wheel, brakes, hubs, axle, springs andattaching parts. To illustrate, if the axle is rated for 15,000 pounds and the tires are rated at3,200 pounds each as a dual installation, then the maximum GAWR would be 12,800pounds for a four tire vehicle.9

WEIGHT DISTRIBUTIONTo assure the maximum stability of the motorhome under static (i.e., parked) and dynamic (i.e.,moving) conditions, the distribution of the items to be carried and stored within the motorhomeand in the storage bays underneath the motorhome should be performed in such a manner tostrive for reasonably even side-to-side and front-to-rear dispersion of the weight of those storeditems.This process will assure that the motorhome is not "lop-sided" in weight distribution(i.e., allthe stored weight is not on one side and/or mainly towards the front or the rear).Keeping a center of mass of the motorhome essentially centered on a front to rear or side toside basis will also provide better control of the motorhome when it is in motion.10

SAFETY ICONS AND MESSAGESPlease note that several icons and labels listed in this manual represent items that need yourattention. The Notice, Caution, Warning and Danger icons and labels alert you toprecautions that may help you avoid damage to your motorhome, its equipment and toyour personal safety.Please read and follow them carefully.NOTICE: Notic

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