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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By rohrmann
The original breaker that provides power to the...

The original breaker that provides power to the hydraulic pump motor also usually has an additional wire attached that feeds the 12 volt side of the inside panel and this is where power from the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-05-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By rohrmann
This is from the Trekwood site,...

This is from the Trekwood site, https://www.trekwood.com/parts-search.php?search-keywords=&model=Montana&year=2015&category=Rubber&subcategory=Seal&page=1, shows all the possible seals for your rig. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-05-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By rohrmann
I'm wondering if those are part of the side...

I'm wondering if those are part of the side camera system on the trailer?
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-03-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By rohrmann
You either have damaged seals or debris in the...

You either have damaged seals or debris in the seals not allowing the blade of the valve to completely close. You can either replace the entire valve or just the seals.
Forum: Maintenance 12-03-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By rohrmann
On the Suburban site, it says this: Each year...

On the Suburban site, it says this:
Each year drain the water from the system and flush the heat exchanger with an approved descaling solution and use of our kit 521163. Contact your local RV...
Forum: Maintenance 12-02-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By rohrmann
The dealers install the boxes when they install...

The dealers install the boxes when they install the batteries, so it's not coming from the factory with boxes installed. I upgraded battery size several years ago, so purchased a new box, cut a new...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-29-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By rohrmann
I didn't see it mentioned, but you also must make...

I didn't see it mentioned, but you also must make sure your battery disconnect switch is on, and that is when the red handle can not be pulled out from the switch. If the switch is off, your...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-22-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By rohrmann
That's what we have and it works great with our...

That's what we have and it works great with our hotspot.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-21-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By rohrmann
When we are in very cold conditions, I place a...

When we are in very cold conditions, I place a small electric heater on the floor of the pass through aimed to the space between the door and the left partition of the wet BAY, and have never had...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-21-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By rohrmann
The sales brochure for the 2019 HC shows he...

The sales brochure for the 2019 HC shows he should have 110 psi wheels already installed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By rohrmann
There does not need to be any load connected to...

There does not need to be any load connected to the protected GFI circuit for the GFI to reset, only 120 volt power on the line (input) side of the GFI.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By rohrmann
But did you actually measure 120 volts with a...

But did you actually measure 120 volts with a voltmeter?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By rohrmann
If the GFI will not reset, that means that there...

If the GFI will not reset, that means that there isn't power to it so the 120 volt breaker feeding it is tripped. Even though all your breakers may appear to be closed, you should fully turn off all...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By rohrmann
Your total spring length is only 3/8" longer than...

Your total spring length is only 3/8" longer than the original springs, so each shackle will only be spread 3/16" out at each end of the springs, which shouldn't make much difference. Not sure why...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-15-2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By rohrmann
If you had a real EMS, not just a surge arrestor,...

If you had a real EMS, not just a surge arrestor, and the problem was on the utility side of the EMS, you would be protected. This problem is likely at the pedestal you are plugged into, or even...
Forum: Maintenance 11-15-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By rohrmann
Your electric side depends on both 120 volts AC...

Your electric side depends on both 120 volts AC and 12 volts DC to function, the 12 volts to operate the relay attached to the water heater. On the gas side, you need gas and 12 volts DC. The only...
Forum: Maintenance 11-13-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By rohrmann
Why do you need to clear the black tank vent? We...

Why do you need to clear the black tank vent? We have a 2012 and have been full time since we bought it new and have never had a reason to think the vent pipe is obstructed. If you do have to clear...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-12-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By rohrmann
You need to verify that the 12 volt auto reset...

You need to verify that the 12 volt auto reset breakers on the wall behind the batteries have power on both sides of the breakers.
Forum: Maintenance 11-09-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By rohrmann
The worst part of that debris in the water heater...

The worst part of that debris in the water heater tank is, if you've been on some rough roads prior to stopping and go inside to run some hot water, the debris can get into your faucet aerators and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,816
Posted By rohrmann
CO2 is carbon dioxide--you exhale this when you...

CO2 is carbon dioxide--you exhale this when you breathe.
CO is carbon monoxide--created from burning fuels-you die from this so that is why you have an alarm for it in your rig and house.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By rohrmann
If you manage to get the fridge working again...

If you manage to get the fridge working again with the magnet trick, seriously consider installing the Fridge DefendŽ from ARPrv.com. We had two cooling unit failures in 2015, one the unit was...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-08-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,815
Posted By rohrmann
Don't rely on plumbing colors. Our rig uses red...

Don't rely on plumbing colors. Our rig uses red for hot and the black tank flush, blue for everything else, including the winterizing plumbing. Photos of the back of our convenience center and the...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-08-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By rohrmann
Did you have the propane furnace running? If...

Did you have the propane furnace running? If not, you might turn it on and the heat might thaw the plumbing out. We've been in subfreezing temps and with the furnace running have never had a frozen...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By rohrmann
I suspect constantly heating a cooling the tank...

I suspect constantly heating a cooling the tank of a water heater could reduce it's life because you could be stressing the metal and glass lining which will cause more cracking and metal fatigue. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By rohrmann
Some vehicles can be set up with an additional...

Some vehicles can be set up with an additional alternator that you can use exclusively for providing power to the trailer, but it can be costly and you will still need to run the truck a long time to...
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