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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-19-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By ChuckS
If the awning rear rail strip is pulling away...

If the awning rear rail strip is pulling away from the filon sidewall putting more screws in will most likely not help..

Instead remove the screws and install 1 inch long x 3/16 tri lock rivets......
Forum: Maintenance 01-16-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By ChuckS
First pic should help folks understand the...

First pic should help folks understand the defrost cycle time on the RM1350

Second pic details how the factory cooling fans should work.

On the outside fridge lower access panel inside the...
Forum: Maintenance 01-14-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By ChuckS
You will get a much more accurate test of the...

You will get a much more accurate test of the seals by using a dollar bill. Each time the doors are opened and closed if the center flap on the 1350 doesnít position itself properly the seals will...
Forum: Maintenance 01-13-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By ChuckS
Before I’d put money into an add on kit for the...

Before I’d put money into an add on kit for the fridge I’d do a complete and thorough check of the door seals verify8ng they are tight when closed.

A dollar bill works best. If the doors are nit...
Forum: Maintenance 01-12-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By ChuckS
https://www.arprv.com/dometic-rm1350.php ...

https://www.arprv.com/dometic-rm1350.php

This is the ARP Fridge defend for Dometic 1350. Personally I donít see the need
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-12-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By ChuckS
Interesting that the black tank sustained this...

Interesting that the black tank sustained this type of damage ... The back pressure trying to come back down the sewer line from tank should have been able to easily overpower the incoming water...
Forum: Maintenance 01-09-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,083
Posted By ChuckS
My 2014 has the RM1350 fridge. No temp...

My 2014 has the RM1350 fridge. No temp fluctuations. Iíd start by checking the door seals and see if there is a gap anywhere... pay close attention to the lower seal area. A dollar bill should stay...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-03-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By ChuckS
Glad you got your issue repaired but the...

Glad you got your issue repaired but the dealership is incorrect in telling you that putting an 80 amp breaker in the DC line t9 dual polarity solenoid would affect the warranty m

80 amp breaker...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-02-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By ChuckS
YES... the manual override as I described WILL...

YES... the manual override as I described WILL MOST certa8nky operate those slide outs to open or close using the cordless drill and opening the slide out solenoid valve... that’s the purpose of...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-29-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By ChuckS
Lippert newest TI is much better written with...

Lippert newest TI is much better written with good pics explains how to manually over ride the hyd slides or six point hyd level up system.

This should explain the process better... easy to do...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-28-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By ChuckS
The only way you will ever get those two...

The only way you will ever get those two hydraulic slide outs in is to use a cordless drill with 1/4 inch Allen long enough to insert int9mthe end of pump motor

You also need to locate the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-22-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By ChuckS
The existing factory DC cable from breaker to...

The existing factory DC cable from breaker to dual polarity solenoid is more than adequate to handle 80 amp draw. The factory continues to use their surplus stockpile of lower rated cheap...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By ChuckS
Also less overall wear and tear on the DC system...

Also less overall wear and tear on the DC system by upgrading to the 80 amp breaker for the hydraulic pump motor circuit
Forum: Maintenance 12-18-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By ChuckS
No such thing as a complete Montana service...

No such thing as a complete Montana service manual. Individual manuals and service manuals for components installed are available
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-17-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By ChuckS
Normal for most membranes to see some bubbles,...

Normal for most membranes to see some bubbles, etc. Iíd be inspecting the roof membrane to front cap trim all across from edge to edge for any voids in the sealant. Voids will let air flow in and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-17-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ChuckS
Most newer RVs in the last decade all use remote...

Most newer RVs in the last decade all use remote temperature sensors. The days of the thermostat doing the actual temp detection are long past on newer models since around 2012.

But if the RV...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-17-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ChuckS
I see the two sensors and makes zero sense why...

I see the two sensors and makes zero sense why it’s wired that way. Is this a dual zone RV? What year

And If I read your post right you moved the sensor outside the wall and HVAC working better...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-16-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ChuckS
Actually there is only 1 remote sensor element...

Actually there is only 1 remote sensor element for each Zone... the two wires are how the sensor is connected.. it supplies feedback signal to Zone 1 air conditioner control module. Both the AC, HP,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-16-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ChuckS
On most rigs made within the last decade or so if...

On most rigs made within the last decade or so if there are two air conditioner units the actual temp sensors are remote mounted in two separate locations within the RV... usually LR and BR areas......
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-15-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ChuckS
HVAC Remote Temp Sensor Mounting

If your having issues with Zone 1 or Zone 2 temps not staying in a ballpark range of what youíve dialed in the cause may be an improperly mounted remote temp sensor...

The sensor should be easily...
Forum: Maintenance 12-15-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By ChuckS
Link to complete light duty Dexter axle service...

Link to complete light duty Dexter axle service manual. Covers 7K axles .. bearings, brakes, etc...
...
Forum: Maintenance 12-14-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By ChuckS
In your case the proper fluid would have been...

In your case the proper fluid would have been AW32 hydraulic fluid... itís imperative you drain that reservoir tank and flush the hydraulic lines ASAP to hopefully prevent a really big problem that...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-13-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By ChuckS
Scroll thru menu on level up till,you see display...

Scroll thru menu on level up till,you see display showing front to back and side to side. Then adjust in manual mode the side or front to back till display shows 0.0 or close to it. You can also use...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-10-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By ChuckS
If you have heavy wear in outside edges of those...

If you have heavy wear in outside edges of those Sailuns it’s not caused by running 110 psi cold. Furthermore to run those Sailuns at less than 105 is negating the load capacity of the tire and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By ChuckS
Since the RED LED light is not coming on at all...

Since the RED LED light is not coming on at all it makes me suspect of the furnace control module board...

It should light up with 1 flash every 3 seconds if sail switch isnít making continuity. ...
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