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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-02-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Randy E
Alignment

We just took our 2017, 3791RD to a local semi trailer repair shop. They laser align the axles to within a few thousands of an inch. On my trailer the axles were tracking 7/8" to the right side. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By Randy E
We found this at the plug inside the rear wall....

We found this at the plug inside the rear wall. It was when our unit was new two years ago. Half of the stuff just quit inside the coach . We found it by accident when someone bumped the power cord...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Randy E
Photo attached.

Photo attached.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Randy E
I just had the exact problem. Took me many tries...

I just had the exact problem. Took me many tries to find it. jack up the trailer. Rotate the tires and have someone apply the brakes. I found my issue within a few minutes. One wheel felt much weaker...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,129
Posted By Randy E
Gas spring under bed.

We did exactly the same thing. Added a topper then the bed would not stay up.. we added :

(2)20” #120 lb. struts
camping world p/n 49810

Very easy fix. About a month later the steel ball...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-17-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Randy E
Wet Bolts.

I had 1 wet bolt that would not take grease. I changed the grease fitting, still nothing. I then decided to jack up the Monty, and take all weight off of the spring. I Easily remover the bolt. It was...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-25-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By Randy E
Trailer rims hot.

Yes. Everyone should have a tire pressure monitoring system. TPMS. I use TireMinder. They just twist on the valve stem where the cap was. Mine tells me pressure and temperature for each tire. That...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-22-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,922
Posted By Randy E
AC help

I’d most defiantly bill them. You have nothing to loose. When we picked up our new 3791RD in 2017, we headed out on a trip. After 3 weeks crazy electrical issues started happening. Long story but...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-19-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,621
Posted By Randy E
New owner 50 amp question

Simple answer. Yes the plug you are installing is technically a standard 220 volt plug.
But.
Your coach has 2 entirely separate 110 volt systems. So half of the coach runs on 1 wire. The other...
Forum: Maintenance 05-19-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By Randy E
Dead outlets.

Here is what I found as I pulled the plug out of the back wall on a brand new Monty.
Randy.
Forum: Maintenance 05-19-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By Randy E
Dead outlets.

We had a similar problem on our 3791RD.We Lost power to the fridge. Water heater. Ceiling fan. A few outlets. After a full year of issues. We accidentally found it. Go outside and wiggle the shore...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-12-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,310
Posted By Randy E
Just today my trim inside the main door did the...

Just today my trim inside the main door did the same thing. Bowed out 3” in the middle. I ended up cutting off a half an inch at the bottom floor level. Then the trim snapped right back. I’m sure the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-12-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,720
Posted By Randy E
Pin weight.

We have a 2018- 3791RD We pull with a Chevy 3500 4 door, dually diesel. Here is my weights for my last trip out. I do carry 109 gal of fuel so my weight is up there. But my pin weight is listed...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-30-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Randy E
Montana trailer connection.

Ok.
After all the help from many of you, I got the help I needed. I found the bare wire inside the brake drum. I sent pictures of it, along with pictures of the vin number and axle serial number ,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-27-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Randy E
Montana Trailer brake issue.

Ok.. I found my issue with the 'Check trailer connection' message. I jacked up the trailer, and rotated the tires just like Smokey946 suggested. All rotated without any faults. I then had my son...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-25-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Randy E
Is that really the plastic bag stuffed in the...

Is that really the plastic bag stuffed in the hole , or is this just the way it’s laying on the floor ? Also is the spring broken ?

Randy. E.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-24-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Randy E
Montana trailer connection.

Thank you all.
I added a jump wire from my truck directly to the pinbox but it did nothing. So I think my next move is to clean the plug and socket as stated real good. If that doesn’t help I’ll...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-14-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Randy E
Montana trailer connection

Hi everyone.
We have a 2017. 3791RD that we tow with a 2016 Chevy Dually diesel crew cab. Every time I tow, I get an occasional warning on my truck dash that says ‘Check trailer connection’. Then...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-10-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By Randy E
Level up calibration

Try this.
https://www.lci1.com/assets/content/support/sheets/0317.pdf

If you calibrate the system it won’t be lost. Very easy to do. Level the unit using the manual buttons. Then follow the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 04-03-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,754
Posted By Randy E
TPMS

Www.tireminder.com All the way. Easy to use. Pressure and temperature display. Up to 22 tires and FREE batteries and orings every year for a few more years. Great company. Look em up.

Randy. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-17-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,155
Posted By Randy E
Larger fuel tank.

We have a 2016 Chevy dually diesel. I added the transfer flow tank to the bed. I now carry 109 gallons. I can handle the extra weight without issue. But the one thing I overlooked and really enjoy is...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-27-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Randy E
Res fridge.

Hi.
On our 2017 3791RD. The inverter in the basement needs turned off first. Then once it’s off I flip the breaker in the panel inside. If I flip the breaker first, the fridg will switch to 12 volt...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-21-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,357
Posted By Randy E
Outlets quit working

Check the Shore power plug where you plug your power cord in. Ours had loose wires inside from the factory. Outlets would quit, celling fan and refrigerator and electric hot water would all quit...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 02-21-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,537
Posted By Randy E
Fender Skirts

I had ours crack at all the screw holes also. They ended up falling off 2 months after we bought it. We did get a new set under warranty, but they are still in the box waiting for the day I actually...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-17-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By Randy E
Valve stem extensions

Hello.
We just installed these on our 2016 Chevy dually diesel. The aluminum rims were too thick to fit the clamps on, that come with the flexible extensions. We opted for solid steel extensions...
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