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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,588
Posted By Daryles
The lever should be turned to point to the full...

The lever should be turned to point to the full tank.
So it will be either pointing left or right. Not in the middle.
The instructions are in the files section

Propane Auto Switching Valve....
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Daryles
I had a little water intrusion in the basement if...

I had a little water intrusion in the basement if it rained/blew hard. And only on the windward side.
I replaced the weather strip (black one from home depot)

Indoor Weather Stripping,Self...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-24-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
The reason I installed the 2000W (4000W surge)...

The reason I installed the 2000W (4000W surge) inverter is to run the microwave, Nespresso and front air conditioner (I already installed a SoftStartRV in it). Not at the same time...
If you are...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-24-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Daryles
Just for giggles, swap the black 15A furnace fuse...

Just for giggles, swap the black 15A furnace fuse with a spare 15A regular blue one.
I discovered by accident my furnace and water heater are tied together somewhere.
I had the furnace fuse out...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-23-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
That was an old picture. I have 4 lithium now....

That was an old picture. I have 4 lithium now. The MPPT is in the basement where they pre-wired the rig for solar.
I kept the original FLA battery (only a year old) and the switch is a 250A 3 way...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-23-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Daryles
In mine I accidentally discovered the furnace...

In mine I accidentally discovered the furnace fuse also runs the water heater. Cold showers are really motivating to figuring it out. Lol
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-22-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
When I rewired mine I put in bus bars.

When I rewired mine I put in bus bars.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-22-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Regarding the 10 gauge wiring. Blue: ...

Regarding the 10 gauge wiring.
Blue: trailer brakes
Tan: tank heaters
Purple: slide control switch
Red 1: Power from 7 way cable/truck
Red 2: Power to Level-Up control panel
Red with...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-22-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Daryles
I have 4 lithium batteries wired in parallel...

I have 4 lithium batteries wired in parallel "Diagonaly" as in Hornets 2nd picture above. For this configuration it is important for the battery interconnecting cables to be the same lenght.
As for...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-22-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Daryles
Maybe start a new thread not to hijack this one. ...

Maybe start a new thread not to hijack this one.
That's an interesting wiring setup.
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-21-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Daryles
If you have 12v batteries in parallel this is the...

If you have 12v batteries in parallel this is the easiest way so they charge and discharge evenly. This method is called "Diagonaly".
It is important that the interconnecting cables between the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By Daryles
Try Glowsteps https://youtu.be/akt0H2bLkrU ...

Try Glowsteps

https://youtu.be/akt0H2bLkrU

https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=82272
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 01-21-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By Daryles
Before you upgrade your tires, check your rims to...

Before you upgrade your tires, check your rims to be sure they are rated for G rated tires (110 psi).
There is a stamp on the rim on the inboard side.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-21-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Don't get too comfortable just yet... If you do...

Don't get too comfortable just yet...
If you do any cold weather camping, you want to take good care of those lithium batteries.

How to find happiness with lithium batteries ...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-21-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Now that you have that figured out.... Let's...

Now that you have that figured out....
Let's talk about the hydraulic system.

Buy a new Bussman or Blue Sea 80A circuit breaker (most reliable).
Mount it on the wall above the others.
Remove...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-21-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
What Carl said :)

What Carl said :)
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-21-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Daryles
2016 F350 dually. I had death wobble (look up on...

2016 F350 dually. I had death wobble (look up on YouTube) at 36,750 miles. Truck was 3 years old at that time. The shop I took it to changed all the shocks and steering dampener to heavy duty ones....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-20-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
These are the terminals you have to check ...

These are the terminals you have to check

Take a multimeter. On shore power, check each post of your red 50A self resetting circuit breakers near your batteries. They should all read the same...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-20-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Some useful info ...

Some useful info
https://www.keystonerv.com/owners-how-to

Quick question.
Do you have a transfer switch?
If you have a generator OR are pre wired for a generator you will have a transfer...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-20-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Daryles
I believe it is Corian?

I believe it is Corian?
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 01-20-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,829
Posted By Daryles
About 5A. Each heater pad when turned on. 65W...

About 5A. Each heater pad when turned on.
65W 13vdc = 5A
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-20-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By Daryles
The CONVERTER, converts 120vac to 12vdc and...

The CONVERTER, converts 120vac to 12vdc and charges the batteries. The model number is on a white sticker inside the panel.
The flashing green light is the Charge wizzard mode. If you press on the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-20-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By Daryles
Slide slickers. One of the very early things...

Slide slickers.
One of the very early things we learned after seeing marks on our floor.
...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-20-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Once you get this sorted out you want to move...

Once you get this sorted out you want to move your hydraulic pump to its own 80A circuit breaker.
LCI put out a TSB about that. A copy of it is in the files section.
You can search the forum for...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-20-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,227
Posted By Daryles
Put your battery disconnect key back In and turn...

Put your battery disconnect key back In and turn it to ON.

Battery Disconnect Switch.
The labeling of this Switch is confusing.
Ignore the word "Disconnect"
Read it as "BATTERY ON" or...
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