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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-25-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,732
Posted By Irlpguy
Reading the original post and all others several...

Reading the original post and all others several times I believe Travelin Gran connected the campground hose to the "flush" inlet as she said she did. Reading this and subsequent posts I come to the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By Irlpguy
Shilo1977 the modification required me to take...

Shilo1977 the modification required me to take the cover over the exhaust grate off, turn the grate 180 degrees so that the exhaust and air then came out in a upward direction rather than the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-30-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,046
Posted By Irlpguy
You don't indicate whether your dually is a long...

You don't indicate whether your dually is a long box or short box in your original post, if you have a long box you might want to consider a generator/toolbox similar to the one I designed and carry...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-03-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,016
Posted By Irlpguy
As I watched this rather long video I was struck...

As I watched this rather long video I was struck throughout with the disturbing fact that there was no attempt to move the vehicles to a safer location. They were parked very close to the roadway in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,241
Posted By Irlpguy
I would like to respond to the two questions you...

I would like to respond to the two questions you posted in this and a subsequent post. First to the above question...The battery "switch" does not have to be in the "on" position to charge your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-11-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Irlpguy
Let me start off by saying I don't know where the...

Let me start off by saying I don't know where the converter is located in your particular model. I believe your problem is indeed the converter and here is why
1) Even with the battery disconnect...
Forum: Maintenance 02-06-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By Irlpguy
waynemoore: I picked up these fittings at a...

waynemoore:
I picked up these fittings at a hydraulic supply house, they stock fittings for all hydraulic hoses and supply that market locally.
Any hydraulic supply or even repair shop should be...
Forum: Maintenance 02-04-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,969
Posted By Irlpguy
Ideally the damaged hose should be replaced...

Ideally the damaged hose should be replaced completely, however it certainly can be repaired and is done in many applications in the hydraulic world.
Here is a picture of such repair fittings that I...
Forum: Maintenance 12-12-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By Irlpguy
Here is a troubleshooting guide I have referred...

Here is a troubleshooting guide I have referred others to in seeking issues with their Suburban hot water heaters.
You will need a volt meter that is capable of reading AC, DC and Resistance to...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-22-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,396
Posted By Irlpguy
I cannot understand why the "roof" would have to...

I cannot understand why the "roof" would have to be removed to repair or deal with an issue in the AC ducting. When my dealer dealt with the same issue in my 3402RL the ceiling panel was removed and...
Forum: Geocaching 11-20-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,097
Posted By Irlpguy
I am now and have been a long time fan of Garmin...

I am now and have been a long time fan of Garmin GPS units. I have 2 Nuvi's that I use in my vehicles and I currently use a GPS 62s handheld, but still have a couple of GPS 60CSx models.
Although it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-16-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Irlpguy
What sometimes appears to be corrosion is in fact...

What sometimes appears to be corrosion is in fact a result of poor connections causing an overheating condition. If the shore power plug has been used many, many times they can become worn/loose and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-16-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,687
Posted By Irlpguy
I don't know if you have viewed this Auto Level...

I don't know if you have viewed this Auto Level troubleshooting guide, if not it might be of some value to you in determining what is happening or not happening.
...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-12-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By Irlpguy
After crossing the border for many years and...

After crossing the border for many years and being checked for items not allowed and having never had a single item that was not allowed, we encountered an agent who even though our 5er was on a very...
Forum: Maintenance 11-07-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Irlpguy
Here is a place to start in determining if your...

Here is a place to start in determining if your hydraulic motor or the solenoid may be the problem. In the picture to the right of the pump motor is the solenoid, you can see the main power wire...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-05-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By Irlpguy
Phil I am not sure if you were referring to my...

Phil I am not sure if you were referring to my post and pictures or not but if you were then my tire mount is home made. I made it using 1" square tubing, a bit of flat bar for the tabs to the hitch...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-04-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By Irlpguy
Although I never did drag the tire and mount I...

Although I never did drag the tire and mount I always felt it was way too low and should have been located closer to the rear axle.
Here is what I did to resolve the issue after replacing my GY...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-01-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,349
Posted By Irlpguy
Golfer Dave: My suggestion to you would be to...

Golfer Dave: My suggestion to you would be to follow these steps in diagnosing your problem.
1) Disconnect your batteries and determine the voltage at the batteries, if they are wired properly as in...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-28-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By Irlpguy
For some years RV fridges have been 2 way fridges...

For some years RV fridges have been 2 way fridges unlike the old 3 way fridges of yesteryear. Currently they run on either 110V or Propane. "HOWEVER" the control panel that operates the fridge and...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-19-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,155
Posted By Irlpguy
I would not be buying a new axle. Please contact...

I would not be buying a new axle. Please contact Dexter directly, their warranty is for 2 years I believe, certainly longer than the so called warranty from Keystone.
I had the same problem you are...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-07-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By Irlpguy
Replaced mine in my 2012 last fall, it was a...

Replaced mine in my 2012 last fall, it was a SafeTalert model and the flashing LED tells you what the problem is. Flashing Red, Red Green Green is EOL (end of life) Mine also good for 5 years as...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-30-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,791
Posted By Irlpguy
We are fortunate enough to be able to store our...

We are fortunate enough to be able to store our RV in our own yard, connected to shore power at all times and sometimes stored for up to 6 months. We employ the level up system with all jacks down...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-21-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,467
Posted By Irlpguy
My guess would be the battery cut off switch has...

My guess would be the battery cut off switch has been turned to the off position. The converter will still supply 12V to the lights and so on in the unit but will not charge the battery/batteries.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-05-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Irlpguy
When you purchase a new unit it may have sat on...

When you purchase a new unit it may have sat on the lot for upwards of a year, you never find mold or mildew in those units and why is that. It is because they have started out completely dry inside...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-04-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,995
Posted By Irlpguy
Sounds to me like the repair facility had him...

Sounds to me like the repair facility had him connect to a welder plug rather than a 30amp plug wired for an RV. I am pretty sure my Progressive hard wired unit would have caught this and shut power...
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