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Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-30-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By masterdrago
God help you if the 4 door unit has propane as...

God help you if the 4 door unit has propane as the refrigerant for one section. I think they did away with that a few years back but never sure what Samsung does. It will have a 10 year warranty on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-27-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By masterdrago
Make one from a Tee handle bolt and a large piece...

Make one from a Tee handle bolt and a large piece of round 1/4" plastic for the washer - 2" diameter
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-10-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
Only if it is not an open defrost heater or a...

Only if it is not an open defrost heater or a faulty PCB (motherboard).
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-05-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
Yes. If the fuse is open, it got too warm. Now...

Yes. If the fuse is open, it got too warm. Now the heater can not be energized so defrost will not occur. The cause of that might be hard to diagnose. Could be the sensor well out of range - like...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-04-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By masterdrago
Just received my 2nd notice on this. Sent them a...

Just received my 2nd notice on this. Sent them a letter with pix. Said the dealer did it in April 2019 and to update their records.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-03-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By masterdrago
I've not, but I would measure the GE especially...

I've not, but I would measure the GE especially well and look to see how the doors and hinges are removed and you understand what is required. The Samsung is a no brainer to get the doors and hinges...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 09-03-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,563
Posted By masterdrago
If we had the $$ when we purchased, that's where...

If we had the $$ when we purchased, that's where I would have pushed DW for sure.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-03-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
Another easy fix is take a six inch piece of #12...

Another easy fix is take a six inch piece of #12 aluminum or copper wire. Bend it into a shepherds hook and hang loosely over the heater dropping down the drain. Will scavenge just enough heat during...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-03-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By masterdrago
It's on the bottom front. No need to remove any...

It's on the bottom front. No need to remove any covers. The pix is looking up under the i/m and the button is slightly left of dead center. That front plastic cover just covers part of the bottom....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
Interesting about the dust. In a heavily carpeted...

Interesting about the dust. In a heavily carpeted indoor environment, those coils get dirty very quickly. Outside in a garage or workshop, never. In our 3791RD that we picked up in Oct. 2017, the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
When I had to move mine out for a recent repair...

When I had to move mine out for a recent repair (inverter board), I built a pair of 3/4" plywood panels with two 1x6 decking (true 1") under each side where the rollers would come off the slide...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By masterdrago
If the I/M is on as per others here, then I...

If the I/M is on as per others here, then I suggest replacing the I/M if you cannot get it to manually cycle by pressing the small square button at the front under the housing.

...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
Your water tank and associated lines are under...

Your water tank and associated lines are under the crisper drawers. Link to exploded view. https://diagrams.samsungparts.com/RF4287HARS-XAA.html
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
List is long.... water lines near the tank can...

List is long.... water lines near the tank can freeze, switch or mechanical issue in dispenser console, open solenoid on the water valve, PCB (control board) relay issue. If the unit can be pulled...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
It has to be defrosted thoroughly b4 the panel...

It has to be defrosted thoroughly b4 the panel will be easy to remove. It might take a day or two. It should then almost fall off.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-01-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
As far as brands and size, make sure you look at...

As far as brands and size, make sure you look at only "counter depth" models. I would stay away from anything Frigidaire/Electrolux. Don't let anyone try to make you believe they are reliable. Mostly...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-01-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
When you get the evaporator cleared of frost,...

When you get the evaporator cleared of frost, you'll see several sensors. One is a fuse. It's either open (blown) or closed (good). The other is a white plastic temperature variable resistor (13,000...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-01-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By masterdrago
If the entire evaporator is freezing up, there...

If the entire evaporator is freezing up, there are 3 possibilities assuming the fan is running. And if enough frost builds up, eventually the fan will hit that frost. Either the defrost sensor is out...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 08-31-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By masterdrago
One of the things that caused ours to keep...

One of the things that caused ours to keep locking out after several retries was water under the air intake inside the unit. Could be seen when opening the outside door on the furnace. Got there...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-31-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By masterdrago
Took me a while to track down the leak in our...

Took me a while to track down the leak in our left front cylinder. Is at the rim just under the bolted on cover. Very small and I've just kept up with the ATF refills.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-31-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By masterdrago
Make sure to sniff or bubbles around all the LP...

Make sure to sniff or bubbles around all the LP fittings and both valves (switch-over on drivers side and regulator on curb side). Someone said crawl under... I found that the fresh water tank drain...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-31-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By masterdrago
I just looked at my 2018 rims (best I could)...

I just looked at my 2018 rims (best I could) running the factory installed Sailun ST235/80R16. There is a stamping on one of the spokes - says EW 6. Other spokes say maximum pressure 110psi & maximum...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-28-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 1,226
Posted By masterdrago
Look in your microwave oven and see if there are...

Look in your microwave oven and see if there are others like it to support a metal rack.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-28-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By masterdrago
So as per that manual and their web page E-0 is...

So as per that manual and their web page E-0 is no problemo. I had just never seen the frequency displayed when on shore power. I guess when it's not 60Hz, then it displays what it is. In my case...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-28-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By masterdrago
I had done this wiring set up since we were...

I had done this wiring set up since we were having rolling blackouts even though we were not directly effected by Laura. Entergy said that they had to "Balance" the loads. Today, we have had no...
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