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Old 02-11-2012, 11:17 AM   #81
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Sad that Keystone has not addressed this problem and it has been going on for so long. The whole idea of having tanks is to be able to be "self contained". My last trailer had a 100 gal fresh and 3 50 gal grey and black tanks. I traveled from Tx to Pa several times with a full fresh tank and never dumped till I got to Pa or Tx depending which direction I was headed. Usually by time I got there the shower tank was pretty much full and the 2 others were maybe 1/3 full. Never had a problem with controling the rig when full of water and never had a leak. Now you want weight try 100 gals of water in a tank. I know lots of folks that travel the same way and having a leak or running with empty tanks is never mentioned. If this is a big a problem as it seems then Montana should stand behind their trailers and remedy it.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:07 PM   #82
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The pull cable control to my black tank is getting pretty tough to move in and out to dump and close again. Being I cannot see the tanks due to the unbelly, is there any way to to touble shoot it. Maybe a simple maintenace issue, such as getting oil in the cable which could be starting to bind up. I have a 2009 2955 Montana with rear curb door.
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Old 03-31-2014, 02:29 PM   #83
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I have the same problem. The only fix is to replace the valve and cable assembly. CW in Chattanooga wouldn't give me p
A price. They just said it was expensive.
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Old 03-31-2014, 04:32 PM   #84
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My black and shower tank valves are being replaced right now for the same reason. It is covered under my extended warranty. A friend did his recently and said it wasn't too bad. Loosen the coroplast at the back edge of the dropped frame and the valves are right there. Four bolts are all that hold them in.
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Old 04-07-2014, 05:25 PM   #85
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Can anyone tell me where my back flow preventer is located on my 2010 Montana 3140 RL black water flush system? What the best way to get at it to change it. I want to replace it before We have a problem. Thanks everyone
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Old 03-28-2015, 06:44 AM   #86
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Admins.I started this back in 2008 and most of the information is out of date.Might want to unstick it.
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Old 04-14-2015, 04:01 PM   #87
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Can anyone tell me where my back flow preventer is located on my 2010 Montana 3140 RL black water flush system? What the best way to get at it to change it. I want to replace it before We have a problem. Thanks everyone
I have a 2011 Montana High Country and it is located inside the bathroom vanity
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Old 09-24-2015, 04:00 PM   #88
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Rene, you need to start a new post for your question. This one is so old not many will check out your post. To try to help you, look under the sink in the bath. Are there more than just two pex lines going up toward the faucet. If yes, then you will find a black plastic fitting connecting two of the lines together. If not there then it could be behind shower wall. In this case you will need to view the area under the shower pan from the passthru or however it is done on that model. Good luck. John
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Old 09-25-2015, 01:16 AM   #89
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Others have found theirs behind a removable panel in a kitchen cabinet.
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Old 12-21-2015, 12:53 PM   #90
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on my 02 3670 the black, gray, and discharge lines are all put together solid. has any one considered with all the flexing these trailers go through maybe a flex coupling between the black and grey dump valves would help reduce cracking?
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Old 01-05-2016, 10:06 AM   #91
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Hey guys: Got something different that I need an answer to. We have a 2013 3800 RE. Specs say we have 3 tanks;fresh water (66gals), black tank (50 gals) grey tank (93gals). BUT I have another control handle located outside the convenience centre that dumps grey water. The handle is located just above and to the right of the sewer outlet.
Can someone explain the configuration of the tanks? Idiot lights show 4 tanks, 2 grey, 1 black, 1 fresh and of course the battery guage. I may have to replace the black tank valve so I need to know where it is. Our rig is built for northern climates or what they call winter package I guess. We are wintering in southern British Columbia.
Thanks to all and a Happy New Year.
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Old 01-05-2016, 01:49 PM   #92
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There are probably two grey tanks like I have on my 3160. You
Have to dump both grey tanks, one will be for kitchen and one will be shower and BR sink.
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Old 08-09-2016, 06:29 AM   #93
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Hello!! I am new to this site. I was wondering if anyone else had this issue?? I didn't know where else to post. If I did it incorrectly I apologize.
On July 13, 2016 we purchased a 2017 Montana 370BR from Camping World in Lakewood, New Jersey. We used our camper the weekend of July 22nd and July 29th. On August 7th we pulled up to our camper for our family’s annual week vacation. As soon as we got out of our car and approached our camper we got hit with a stench of sewage. When we opened our camper door and went inside the same stench was in there.
My husband began his search to find out where it was coming from. When he took the wall access panel off of the front storage compartment he found a pool of sewage. Apparently, the black tank was not draining into the pipe, but draining into the underbelly (winter camping belly cover) of our camper. Can anyone offer ANY assistance on this problem?

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You might want to save this somewhere. We had a black tank leak and learning from the experience of others on the forum needed to make sure we were ordering the proper tank..

The Vendor for all the tanks is... Travel Star products,64524 CR-27, Goshen, In//Phone 574-533-0447. Those who are familiar with the area will recognize that the vendor is very close to the Keystone plants.

Spoke to Amy several times a very nice a knowledgeable lady.You will need to get at your tank, black or otherwise and get the numbers off the travel start tag. On my 06 3400 black tank PN-TS2463SD

24 inches wide X 63 inches Long X 8 inches deep you will also find a number marked in yellow indicating a left ot right drain.. it will be 294 or 295..mine was 294.

Note.Amy said that Keystone went to a bigger tank on Some models so you need to SEE those numbers If you have that information Travel star will know exectly what you need and will ship in two days.

They do not have the plumbing for the tank as that is a manufacturer item but the plumbing is common and any dealer can get it at any Home depot or Lowes. There is no reason to go through Keystone as Travel star will ship to the dealer.. I will add that I did speak to Keystone parts, the person will remain unidentified, and they were of no help what-so-ever.
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Old 08-09-2016, 08:53 AM   #94
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Either take it Back to the dealer OR take off the underbelly material as it is not hard to do just kinda time consuming(I have done it many times to replace Waste valves) just some screws and molding on each side and in the middle underneath and a cross Support and peel it back and take a Looksie ,sounds like the outlet pipe came loose from the tank and you will see that easy when you take the underbelly material off and replace with a rubber connection like some folks have here....Get the hose ready to wash the underbelly out first and then put down a Tarp to lay on or you are in for a messy stinky job
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Go to CW, do not pass Go, do not collect $200. There is no way you should have to deal with a crappy problem on a brand new rig. Park it out front of the CW store and let them enjoy the aroma.
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Old 08-09-2016, 12:37 PM   #96
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LOL....OR THAT works too
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Go to CW, do not pass Go, do not collect $200. There is no way you should have to deal with a crappy problem on a brand new rig. Park it out front of the CW store and let them enjoy the aroma.
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Old 08-16-2016, 04:26 AM   #97
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I would take this back to dealer. It's one thing if it is 5 years old, but a brand new unit - it goes back!!
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