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MONTANA MAINTENANCE CHECK LIST
This checklist is NOT intended to replace your requirements to review the owner's manuals and perform maintenance as required by Keystone or other component manufacturers.
The MOC (Montana Owners Club) nor it's Members can not be held responsible for any errors, omissions or mistakes.
This checklist is being published to help you find the information on specific maintenance items.
Item Every Trip Weekly Monthly Quarterly 6 months Yearly Mileage Specific Reference
5th Wheel Hitch greased x                   Grease as needed Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 55
Air Conditioner coils/return filter clean and inspect                x    Or as needed Per Duro-Thurm Comfort Control Center Manual page 8
Air Conditioner filter       x             2 weeks with daily use Per Keystone Manual Chapter 3 Page 19
Awning check mechanical and fabric [1]          x             Per Keystone Manual chapter 4 page 21
Battery(s) acid level. Refill with distilled water only       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Battery(s) when plugged in to shore power    x                Check fluid level Per Keystone Manual Chapter 5 page 33
Break adjustment          x          3000 Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 60
Break linings and hubs
 
            x       6000 Per AL-KO Manual Page 11
Breakaway Switch Test  [2] x                      Per Keystone Manual Chapter 5 page 35
Carbon Monoxide Detector – Battery [3]    Test       x          Per Keystone Manual Chapter 4 Page 22
Ceiling Fan cleaned and check tightness to ceiling/blades             x          Per Hugger Fan's Manual page 11
Central RV Vacuum clean motor and exhaust filters                      As needed Per Dometic Install/operating Manual page 7
Fantastic Vent clean and check operation          x             Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Fire Extinguisher inspect and test (green button on top)    x                   Per First Alert Manual Page 2
Fireplace visual/functional check          x             Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Fresh Water System sanitize [4]                      As needed Per Keystone Manual Chapter 7 Page 42
Generator (Oil, filters, Spark Plug)
 
                     Per Manual Kipor Manual Page 31
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets    Test                   Per Keystone Manual Chapter 5 page 34
Landing gear (Jacks) inspect x                      Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 56
Landing gear bolts       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Landing gear lubricate       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Lights, exterior x                      Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Northern Breeze fan  clean fan screen          x             Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Power Cords condition and plug prongs  [5] x                      Per Keystone Manual
Propane Detector Test  [6]    Test                   Per Keystone Manual Chapter 6 page 39
Propane Regulator clean  [7]          x             Per Keystone Manual Chapter 6 page 37
Propane System inspection                x       Per Keystone Manual Chapter 6 page 38
Propane Tanks level/condition/age       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Refrigerator Clean flue and burner                x       Per Dometic Users Manual page 14/21
Refrigerator vent/coils clean          x             Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Roof inspect and recaulk if needed                x       Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Roof Inspection          x             Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 54
Sealant around windows and doors                x       Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Slide Fluid level       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Slide gears lubed with dry lube/silicone spray       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Slide seals lubed with silicone spray       x                Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Slide Toppers visual/functional check          x             No Maintenance listed in Dometic AE Manual
Slider bolts wear check          x    x       Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Smoke Detector - Battery    Test       x          Per Keystone Manual Chapter 4 Page 21
Steps lube pivot points w/auto grade lube x    x             Every 30-60 days Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 55
Stove filter cleaned                x       Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Suspension and Shackles x                      Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Suspension and Shackles
 
                  6,000    Per Dexter Axle Manual page77
Tire age (5 to 7 years of MFG date)                x       Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Tire condition x                      Per Keystone Manual Chapter 10 Page 68
Tire Pressure x                      Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Tire Rotation                   5,000    Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 56
Toilet Sealand lube seal - Vaseline             x          Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
TV Antenna lube w/silicone spray
 
               x       Per Wineguard Manual page 4
Walkaround Inspection x                      Not in Manual, but seems reasonable
Water Heater Anode                x       Per Keystone Manual Chapter 7 page 43
Water Heater outside vent clean       x                Per Keystone Manual Chapter 7 page 43
Wheel Bearings             x    6000    Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 59
Wheel Lug Nuts Torque x                      Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 57
Windows lube with light oil or powered graphite                x       Per Keystone Manual Chapter 9 Page 55
Winterization Method (Air and RV Anti-Freeze)                      As needed Per Keystone Manual Chapter 7 Page 44
 
OPTIONAL Items to be check as per manufacturer
Washer /Dryer                         Check with manufacturer for specific model Maintenance and Winterization
Dish Washer                         Check with manufacturer for specific model Maintenance and Winterization
Television Satellite Dish                         Check with manufacturer for specific model Maintenance and Winterization
 
ADDITIONAL ITEMS YOU MAY WANT TO CHECK
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
Keystone Manual:  http://keystone-montana.com/index.html?page=service 

Winterizing picture courtesy of Mudchief 

            
 

Shackles picture courtesy of HamRad 

     

Slide Bolts picture courtesy of Rogue 

 

Landing Gear Bolts picture courtesy of Rogue 

     

[1] Use Silicone spray on moving parts when needed.

[2] Per Manual, test prior to traveling is recommended

[3] Vacuum cover with soft brush attachment to remove dust

[4] Instructions on page 42 of Keystone Manual

[5] Clean prongs with contact cleaner, emery cloth and/or a nail file. Per Keystone Manual Chapter 5 page 31

[6] Vacuum cover with soft brush attachment to remove dust

[7] Clean Vent hole with tooth brush, and have checked periodically by a qualified LP service center 

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