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Forum: Repairs & Service 11-12-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By masterdrago
Furnace Intermittant

While camping in Central Texas, noticed the furnace would sometimes fail to light and after a few tries would lock out. Checked the normal stuff, tanks, found out how to check manifold pressure, no...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-12-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By masterdrago
Robert made me hunt harder. Very, very difficult...

Robert made me hunt harder. Very, very difficult to feel and even harder to see -- Optronics SAE A-P2-DOT-14. Did the thing on AMZN and it was the one I referenced in post #1. Can even see the DOT#...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-11-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By masterdrago
Losing Side Marker Light Covers

I've looked on the web for replacements for this cover as several have disappeared. It's hard to tell if they are the right ones as measurements only rough - 4x2x.5. Those that remain, I've added a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By masterdrago
For the OP, I would contact whomever did the...

For the OP, I would contact whomever did the Traveler install. Or continue to get the Dish tech to help. They have always hung in there with me - using the 1000.2, two Wallys w/dual RG-6 w/ground,...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-30-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
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, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
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, 08:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
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, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
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, 03:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
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, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
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, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
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.

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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-02-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 12:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 11:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 10:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 10:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,891
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, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
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, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
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, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,692
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...
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