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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-21-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By daveinaz
Question for those who have replaced slideout hydraulic cylinder

My replacement slideout hydraulic cylinder arrived so now I just have to install it.

Lippert has a pretty good guide to installing a replacement cylinder, but Iím just wondering if you guys know...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-16-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By daveinaz
Sorry, I wasnít clear. Itís a hydraulic arm for a...

Sorry, I wasnít clear. Itís a hydraulic arm for a slide-out, not a leveling leg.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-15-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By daveinaz
Best Place to Order Hydraulic Cylinder

I need to replace a hydraulic cylinder on our 2008 3400RL. Once I crawl under there and measure the defective cylinder, where is the best place to order its replacement?

I see that etrailer has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,702
Posted By daveinaz
Lots of rules about it, depending on where you...

Lots of rules about it, depending on where you live. Some places say two weeks, others 30 days. I disagree that itís better to ask forgiveness than permission. If they Choose to enforce their...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,745
Posted By daveinaz
If doing it again, Iíd probably go with a TST. I...

If doing it again, Iíd probably go with a TST. I bought a Bellacorp one. It works okay, but very cheaply made. The mount has broken twice and been replaced once. The replacement broke too just like...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-27-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By daveinaz
Yep, cleaning those terminals has been on my list!

Yep, cleaning those terminals has been on my list!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-27-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By daveinaz
After cleaning it, it didnít leave conditioner...

After cleaning it, it didnít leave conditioner behind.

And we were surprised, that the manual was right how the clothes dry faster when you use conditioner in the wash.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-27-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By daveinaz
Thanks for the link to the thread. I donít have...

Thanks for the link to the thread. I donít have hydac valves on my old rig ó just the 4 position manifold with screws that you manually screw in or out to select the slideouts. So since I donít have...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-26-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By daveinaz
ours leaves water and conditioner in the...

ours leaves water and conditioner in the dispenser. I took out the dispenser and cleaned it and it worked a little better.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-26-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By daveinaz
So iím thinking that i just need to put 12v to...

So iím thinking that i just need to put 12v to the center leg of the toggle, then connect the other two terminals (negative) to the two spade connections on the motor for retract/extend.

center...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-26-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By daveinaz
Making a remote for slideout repair

On our last two month trip from AZ to NM, TX, KS, IA, WI, MN, SD, WY, UT and back to AZ, our hydraulic slideouts developed the dreaded ďcreepĒ issue which is most likely a leaky cylinder piston. I...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-14-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By daveinaz
Is your battery disconnect switch on? THe...

Is your battery disconnect switch on? THe hydraulic slides run off the battery even when plugged in to shore power.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-14-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By daveinaz
Sounds like a GFCI somewhere in that circuit is...

Sounds like a GFCI somewhere in that circuit is tripped.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-13-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By daveinaz
Turn turn off the inverter and turn off the...

Turn turn off the inverter and turn off the breaker to the kitchen.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 09-02-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By daveinaz
Maybe I missed it, but what are you asking for...

Maybe I missed it, but what are you asking for it? Can you post more pictures?

Thanks.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By daveinaz
Thank you. I will try pulling all the slides in...

Thank you. I will try pulling all the slides in and checking the fluid level first. Like you said, try the minimum effort easiest stuff first!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By daveinaz
Hydraulic slideout cylinder test

Yesterday, our 2008 Montana developed the dreaded slideout creep. Was traveling from MN to SD and when I pulled over at a rest stop, I saw that the main slide had creeped out about 4” at the bottom. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-30-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,016
Posted By daveinaz
Why do newer TVs have higher payload than older ones?

I was looking and the payload on our 2008 Ram dually is 4450. I think the max trailer is 19K.

I know that the newer trucks have greater payload and towing capacity, but I donít know why they do....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-30-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By daveinaz
Fiberglass rear cap

Our 2008 Montana has a fiberglass end cap. Iíve noticed that the newer Montanas do not. Does anyone know when they stopped putting the fiberglass cap on the rear?

I think thatís better...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-27-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By daveinaz
Iíll answer my own post in case anyone else has...

Iíll answer my own post in case anyone else has this issue. Turns out it was squeaking where the drum rubbed against the rubber gasket/bellows. I smeared a little silicon grease on the edge of the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-27-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By daveinaz
Ours had this issue. when it was installed they...

Ours had this issue. when it was installed they did not put any screws into the side of the wall. I got out the manual and looked at the installation instructions and it was pretty clear what the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-24-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By daveinaz
Like Carl N Susan said, drop the coroplast and...

Like Carl N Susan said, drop the coroplast and access the valves. Mine were also plumbed in to tight to remove the valve after unbolting it. Like him, I ended up cutting out about a 2” section of the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-24-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By daveinaz
Pinnacle MJ9250D dryer

We recently had to move the stacked Majestic washer/dryer from its shoehorned location in the closet next to the entryway in our 2008 3400RL. The only way I could manage to get the thing out was to...
Forum: Maintenance 05-31-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By daveinaz
Glad to hear this! I had my bearings packed in...

Glad to hear this! I had my bearings packed in the summer of Ď19 and was wondering what to do. They only have maybe 12k on them so I think Iíll just leave them aloneÖ
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-31-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By daveinaz
What a gorgeous rig!

What a gorgeous rig!
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