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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-21-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By jimcol
DutchmenSport gives some great suggestions but be...

DutchmenSport gives some great suggestions but be sure to do the last one listed first.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-21-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By jimcol
Two things to look at assuming the hot water...

Two things to look at assuming the hot water pressure is low at all faucets. Make sure the by pass valves are in the correct wide open position. Next the check valve on the output side of the water...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By jimcol
I used the Icon fender skirts found on Amazon....

I used the Icon fender skirts found on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/s?k=rv+fender+skirts+tandem+pair&crid=2J8X6F0EWX2KK&sprefix=RV+fender%2Caps%2C174&ref=nb_sb_ss_organic-pltr-v2_1_9
Been very...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-16-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By jimcol
Don't think you have to worry about blowing the...

Don't think you have to worry about blowing the lines apart. Pressure is the psi the pump will deliver. GPM is the volume of water the system will deliver. They increase the volume by using larger...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-13-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By jimcol
Know many have done this modification. Here is...

Know many have done this modification. Here is one link from the achieves that might give you an idea. https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48103&SearchTerms=oven,ignitor

Even...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 02-13-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By jimcol
Remove the panel on the curb side that...

Remove the panel on the curb side that Mikendebbie illustration points to. If your 07 is like my 06 you will already have a single plug 110vac receptacle right behind the panel you remove. It is...
Forum: Repairs & Service 02-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By jimcol
No idea other than checking your duct hoses in...

No idea other than checking your duct hoses in the basement. I had your same concerns when our unit was new. Mine didn't and still doesn't seem to move a lot of air but it always warms the rig. Based...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,234
Posted By jimcol
If the RV is where you can do this I would try a...

If the RV is where you can do this I would try a soak using cgeis48 enzyme additive. Fill the tank with enough water to cover the flusher, add the enzyme, and let it soak as long as you can. Days if...
Forum: Maintenance 02-06-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,288
Posted By jimcol
Dick, I believe you are on the right path and the...

Dick, I believe you are on the right path and the thermostat replacement is what I would try first. But, (there is always a but), as you well know intermittent problems can be anywhere. Board, sail...
Forum: Repairs & Service 02-06-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By jimcol
I'm not an electrician either but experience...

I'm not an electrician either but experience tells me you are just trying to do too much with a 15amp circuit. Just the two adapters you use to get from 50amp cord to 15amp outlet is like putting...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-26-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By jimcol
Never seen an RV stool with a tank. Most are just...

Never seen an RV stool with a tank. Most are just dump style flush and you determine the amount of water you use. That is how people go several days with out dumping. Don't trust the sensors telling...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-26-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,101
Posted By jimcol
Seems like I read on this forum one time about an...

Seems like I read on this forum one time about an electrical junction box on the bottom of the slide. It was either getting wet or connections were coming loose or corroded inside the box. If you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By jimcol
I needed a switch on the camera for a different...

I needed a switch on the camera for a different reason. Here is what I used:...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 01-26-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By jimcol
Have you set your thermostat to a higher...

Have you set your thermostat to a higher temperature to see if it stays on longer?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-14-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,447
Posted By jimcol
My rig is just a year older than yours so...

My rig is just a year older than yours so probably the same set up. Once a year I drop a little 90 weight rear end grease down the top of the legs to lubricate the screw shaft inside the leg...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-31-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By jimcol
I'd still give it a try to contact Marcus. Keep a...

I'd still give it a try to contact Marcus. Keep a copy of your correspondence. If it goes further at least it will appear that you tried to seek remedy.

Lightstout, you are a better man than me,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By jimcol
Doesn't Marcus Lemonis own Camping World? From...

Doesn't Marcus Lemonis own Camping World? From the Good Sam website:

Need anything?
I'm here to help.
CALL MY OFFICE 866.232.8790
Or Email me at MarcusVIP@goodsam.com
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-30-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By jimcol
Based on the result when you operated bypass I...

Based on the result when you operated bypass I thinks Bob's idea is spot on. Inspect that check valve.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-29-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By jimcol
You can't broad brush any of the scenarios you...

You can't broad brush any of the scenarios you have presented. You have to look at each unit individually. If you are not comfortable with your abilities than follow what others have said and find a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-27-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By jimcol
Narnia, I have been following many of your post...

Narnia, I have been following many of your post regarding this unit. You have ask a lot of very good questions in all the threads in an attempt to educate your self on this RV. You are obviously new...
Forum: Pet Palace 12-26-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,085
Posted By jimcol
Interesting discussion but to me it is all moot....

Interesting discussion but to me it is all moot. The owner of the park has the right to set the rules. Trust me they do it on risk assessment. The last thing they want to do is deny a paying...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-20-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By jimcol
I did the same as Bob when the truck was new in...

I did the same as Bob when the truck was new in 09. I would think if you realign the headlights for your loaded condition they would probably be off when not towing. Instead of spotting air planes...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-20-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By jimcol
DQDick says it best. It's never an issue until it...

DQDick says it best. It's never an issue until it happens. Most people participate on these type forums to hear what others are experiencing. What we do with it is up to each individual.
Forum: Maintenance 12-20-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By jimcol
Nothing needs to be resealed annually. Check for...

Nothing needs to be resealed annually. Check for missing caulk and replace. If it is cracked I just keep an eye on it. Surface cracks don't hurt a thing but if they go deeper than you might need to...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-19-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By jimcol
I'm pretty sure weep holes should only be on the...

I'm pretty sure weep holes should only be on the outside window frames. Our previous unit, a 26' travel trailer no slides, condensed something terrible. Only solution we found was leaving the...
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