Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC on M.A.R.S. > Additions & Improvements
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-07-2010, 04:39 AM   #1
CBTraveler
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Antioch
Posts: 148
M.O.C. #9267
3400 RL Thermostat

The thermostat in our 2006 3400 RL is in the rear of the coach. Often when we travel we stop at rest areas for a short nap. In cold weather it is impossible to use the heater with the thermostat located in the rear unless you open the slides. I found that the t'stat is connected to the furnace via an 8 wire telephone cord so I bought an extension cord and a coupler. We remove the t'stat from the rear wall, move it up front and connect it through the 8 wire extension cord. It works perfectly. When we get back home I'm going to permanently install it above the tank/battery status panel.
CBTraveler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2010, 08:51 AM   #2
Ozz
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: K.C.
Posts: 11,724
M.O.C. #5980
Good idea, I think they locate the thermostats close to the a/c unit for cost reasons.
Ozz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 04:58 AM   #3
RickW
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Wylie
Posts: 532
M.O.C. #9139
For the same reasons I installed a 2nd Thermostat in the hallway across from the switch panel. I just bought a cheap thermostat from my dealer. The furnace is right there so wiring it was a piece of cake. So now the original thermostat works for the A/C which is only used when slides are out. The furnace thermostat is in the hall way (also nice if it get colder at night than expected. Not as long as a walk to kick on the heat and climb back in bed until it warms up) so at night it regulates the temp in the bedroom better.
RickW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2010, 07:02 AM   #4
sreigle
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Oceanside
Posts: 20,028
M.O.C. #20
Just wondering, is the temperature sensor located in the thermostat or is it in the furnace and ac housing?

Good idea on the extension cord, CBTraveler. In the 7+ years I've been on this forum I don't recall ever seeing this suggestion.
sreigle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new thermostat pappy65 General Discussions about our Montanas 22 12-04-2010 03:59 AM
Thermostat garyka Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 2 04-07-2010 08:29 AM
Thermostat Fire1 General Discussions about our Montanas 4 04-21-2009 03:40 PM
3400 Remote Thermostat - help please Rocky2 Repairs & Service 3 02-24-2007 03:56 PM
thermostat WACOT Additions & Improvements 7 11-01-2005 09:35 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.