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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-29-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By jjfleck
I would bet that it is the board. Use the...

I would bet that it is the board. Use the dinosaur board, it is a much better quality board then the Chinese junk that atwood been using. I believe the dinosaur board you need is the fan 50 plus, you...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-25-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By jjfleck
Might be a distance problem, mine would cut in...

Might be a distance problem, mine would cut in and out all the time. I called furion and they gave me a "stronger model" at no charge. Worked much better since then.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-16-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By jjfleck
By any chance did you turn on the front max air...

By any chance did you turn on the front max air ceiling fan? The 3820 fk has wiring issue where the fan and frig are wired into the same circuit. When turning on the fan it will shut down the frig.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-05-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By jjfleck
My rig is in Florida all year, I use a cover to...

My rig is in Florida all year, I use a cover to control UV damage. Like the others said humidity is the killer, I use a couple buckets of those humidity absorbers (10 bucks each at Lowes). I spray...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-05-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By jjfleck
Easy fix for the 3820FK ref/fan problem

Well I finally got around to fixing the problem of the refrigerator shutting down when the front maxair fan was turned on. Like many of you, I would rather fix things myself than deal with the hassle...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-12-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jjfleck
Just a note. Keep in mind with the hydraulic...

Just a note. Keep in mind with the hydraulic slides while pushing the button they pretty much move one at a time. In or out and not in any certain order. hope that helps.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jjfleck
I have a 2017 3820FK (probably the same lay out...

I have a 2017 3820FK (probably the same lay out year to year). The two LR slides and the bed slide are hydraulic(middle button on panel). The kitchen slide is a electric shwintech set up (3rd...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-11-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By jjfleck
Just my two cents, the element is 17 years old....

Just my two cents, the element is 17 years old. For what they cost just replace the element and see if your problem goes away
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,073
Posted By jjfleck
Just noticed my typo, I've got a 2017 3820FK....

Just noticed my typo, I've got a 2017 3820FK. Only I didn't get a chance to look over frig/vent wiring. I haven't noticed any error codes or blank screens but who knows maybe I just haven't caught...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-10-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,073
Posted By jjfleck
I have a 2017 FB3820. Now my question is- what am...

I have a 2017 FB3820. Now my question is- what am I looking for? I just went out into the yard and put on the frig with shore power. Then turned on the front powervent. The frig fan, the light and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-28-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By jjfleck
I have a 2018 3820FK but I don't have a TV...

I have a 2018 3820FK but I don't have a TV mounted in that location. The spot looks as if it was set up as a TV location- mine has a cable connector and a outlet there for a TV. My guess would be...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-02-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By jjfleck
I had a vent that would shut down for no reason,...

I had a vent that would shut down for no reason, rain sensor would activate every ten minutes or so. I called airmaxx and they sent me out a new circuit board and that took care of the problem. Was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-02-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By jjfleck
you shouldn't braze or solder any type of gas...

you shouldn't braze or solder any type of gas line, flame and propane tend not to react well:nonono:. you should only use threaded or flare fittings.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-12-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,009
Posted By jjfleck
I just had the same exact problem with my slides....

I just had the same exact problem with my slides. Brand new 2017 3820FK, never even got out of the driveway. Turned out one of my front jack heads was no good. All the jacks and the slides are...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,968
Posted By jjfleck
One more thing I forgot to mention. There are a...

One more thing I forgot to mention. There are a million gadgets out there and I love gadgets. Some are must haves and some are just really cool to have. Make a couple of trips, see what some of the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,968
Posted By jjfleck
Camp out in your yard one night. Set up...

Camp out in your yard one night. Set up everything like you would at a campground. make a meal, use your appliances and I will bet there will items that you forgot to load into your rig. The next day...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By jjfleck
Its either a hydraulic leak or one of the jack...

Its either a hydraulic leak or one of the jack heads is bypassing fluid. check all the solenoid valves and bleeders that they are fully closed. You can call Lippert cust tech support and a tech will...
Forum: Maintenance 07-07-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,425
Posted By jjfleck
If you have the long style, you should be able to...

If you have the long style, you should be able to cut them down with a pair of tin snips. It would save you the cost of buying new ones
Forum: Maintenance 07-07-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,018
Posted By jjfleck
Teflon tape and when you wrap it you go with flow...

Teflon tape and when you wrap it you go with flow of the threads. You don't want it to bunch up and unravel as you screw it in. You don't have to crank it in, 1/8 to 1/4 turn past hand tight...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-16-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By jjfleck
Yes those steps seem to collect quite a bit of...

Yes those steps seem to collect quite a bit of dirt after a rain storm. My steps seem to attract a lot of spiders, they like to spin their webs inside the rails. One of my routines before I close...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-14-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By jjfleck
Make sure that the front end of the trailer is...

Make sure that the front end of the trailer is above level when you start. Lippert has some good youtube videos you can watch about operating and troubleshooting the system
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-14-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By jjfleck
I have a 2017 3820fk also. my steps close all the...

I have a 2017 3820fk also. my steps close all the way in without touching the screen door. Does it happen on both doors? Sounds to me like the steps need to be removed and remounted before any damage...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-14-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By jjfleck
I checked the valves both ways. With the valves...

I checked the valves both ways. With the valves open they all open. With the valves closed one slide opens way up while the other stay closed. I called lippert today, their tech thinks it may be a...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-13-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By jjfleck
Unhappy Slides opening by themselves

Got my 2017 3820FK loaded up and ready for our 1st trip, closed everything up, hooked up the hitch and went to bed. When I came out in the morning all the hydraulic slides were out about 8 inches....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-21-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,154
Posted By jjfleck
the cable runs from the outside edge into the...

the cable runs from the outside edge into the wall around a shaft then to the inside edge. so depending which direction the shaft is spinning either the outside cable end or the inside cable end will...
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