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Forum: Maintenance Today, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Welcome to the forum. The H/W heater could be an...

Welcome to the forum. The H/W heater could be an issue if the water stays in there too long. When you heat the water most of the oxygen is depleted, so if it is left for a long period it will smell...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,938
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Folding steps vs solid steps

When you pull into a rest area and you have to park against the curb on the door side of the camper, can you let the steps out far enough to let it lay in a position so that you can use them to get...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,938
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Solid Steps Vs Folding steps

When you pull into a rest area and you have to park with the curb on the passenger side or door side of the camper, can you put the steps down and get into the camper. It seems to me the steps...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-15-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,020
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Hitch help

You definitely need a slider hitch. There are many on the market so do your homework before buying. I have a Pullrite Superglider hitch. I love the hitch once it is hooked up but it is a pain in the...
Forum: Maintenance 07-06-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Got our bedroom slide repaired with a new gear...

Got our bedroom slide repaired with a new gear box. Also had to replace all the wipe weather strips on all the slides. It wasn't cheap. My friend Paul who was the service manager at Spartanburg C/W...
Forum: Maintenance 06-20-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By Dixie Flyer
I have a 2015 Montana 3611rl that the gear box...

I have a 2015 Montana 3611rl that the gear box just failed this past weekend on the bedroom slide. The teeth have broken off and a new gear box is on the way. Also have to replace all wiper seals on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-20-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
There is a picture above that shows how the...

There is a picture above that shows how the circuit breaker is installed. I put an 80amp breaker in line replacing the old breaker and have not had any problems since. Easy fix.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-19-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Swaping Out hitch question

Currently I have a Pullrite 4400 18K fifth wheel hitch. I would like to swap it out for a B&W Patriot 18K sliding hitch. Question, will the rails I have now in the bed of my truck fit the Patriot...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Electric

Electric
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Bedroom slide

We got home from a week of being out. When I went to open the bedroom slide it moved about an inch and then it sounded like a gear had striped and it would move further out. would move back in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-05-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Adapter for fifty amp

You will have to replace the GFI, it trips ever time. If you have a small generator take it with you and plug the
20 amp into that.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-23-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Dixie Flyer
A/C vent filter

My 2015 Montana air conditioning system has filters in the ceiling vents. I have been cleaning them but now I need to replace them. I can't find the exact filter and wonder what others have done to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-12-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Residential Refrigerator in camper

Our Montana has a residential refrigerator in it , Every time the door is opened after traveling stuff falls out. I went to home Depot and bought some dry wall corner protectors and cut them to...
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-20-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,964
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Go one step further and buy a small Honda...

Go one step further and buy a small Honda generator and run the 15 amp off of that, now you have 45 amps.
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-08-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,964
Posted By Dixie Flyer
That is correct. I changed my 15 amp to a regular...

That is correct. I changed my 15 amp to a regular outlet replacing the GFI outlet. After that it worked great. Went to visit my brother-in-law in Michigan and he installed a 30 amp outlet for my...
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-08-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,964
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Camco RV PowerGrip Power Maximizer Adapter ...

Camco RV PowerGrip Power Maximizer Adapter





https://www.walmart.com/ip/Camco-RV-PowerGrip-Power-Maximizer-Adapter/29764592
Forum: Repairs & Service 03-07-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,964
Posted By Dixie Flyer
I bought an adapter that plugs into a 30amp...

I bought an adapter that plugs into a 30amp socket and then part of it plugs into a 115amp. The adapter then plugs into the 50amp cord supplied with the camper. This gives 45 amps, enough to run both...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-04-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Dixie Flyer
I did just what you suggested. The furnace has...

I did just what you suggested. The furnace has been running since we got home assisted with two space electric heaters so the camper furnace would not be running all the time just when the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-04-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Grey black water heater

Came home from a camping trip that when we left to come home everything was frozen in the campground. I had water in the holding tanks and was hoping when I got home I could dump at my pad that I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Circuit breaker

Replaced the 50 amp breaker with the 80 amp breaker yesterday. Thanks for all the help and advice.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
We have the same set up with the fridge. I now...

We have the same set up with the fridge. I now know how to install the circuit breaker, thanks.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-19-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
This explains my set up, thanks. This will be a...

This explains my set up, thanks. This will be a simple fix.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-16-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
80 amp reset

Does this look like it already has an 80 amp breaker in line before the two 50 amp breakers?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-15-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
Just ordered the 80 amp breaker from amazon for...

Just ordered the 80 amp breaker from amazon for $32.00. Checked locally and the price was $148.00 each. It pays to shop before buying.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-14-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,054
Posted By Dixie Flyer
50 amp auto reset Circuit breaker

At the start of the cold weather the reset circuit breakers for the slide outs and the landing gear are tripping. I called Camping World and talked with a technician and was advised that when the...
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