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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By rohrmann
An expandable closet rod, above the edge of the...

An expandable closet rod, above the edge of the shower enclosure from one end to the other, will work great for hanging wet clothes to dry, and you can turn on the exhaust fan to remove moisture as...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By rohrmann
The blue Taste Pure are the only ones we have...

The blue Taste Pure are the only ones we have used, and partly to keep particulate matter out of our system and partly to clean the water a bit. We try to not stay in parks with questionable water...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-23-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By rohrmann
I carefully use about a 1" bottle brush that will...

I carefully use about a 1" bottle brush that will go through the drain, and the brush removes built up crud and restores the function of the Hepvo valve.
Forum: Maintenance 07-22-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By rohrmann
With only a 30 amp power source, you are unlikely...

With only a 30 amp power source, you are unlikely to trip a 50 amp breaker. What is more likely is tripping the breaker of the A/C that isnít working. The breaker can trip but not move the handle. To...
Forum: Maintenance 07-19-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By rohrmann
You will need to lift the frame of the trailer to...

You will need to lift the frame of the trailer to get the weight off the suspension if needed to get grease into the zerks. Lifting the axle with a jack will not remove the load off the suspension...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,562
Posted By rohrmann
I'll throw in another point. It does not have to...

I'll throw in another point. It does not have to be 240 volts between the two hot legs. We have been in a number of RV parks, one just a couple days ago, that has 120 volts on each hot leg, but a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By rohrmann
Whatever you do, do not oil the rotors to stop...

Whatever you do, do not oil the rotors to stop the rust:D
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 07-18-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By rohrmann
On our trailer, the door side scare light switch...

On our trailer, the door side scare light switch also turns on the light behind the steps and I think also the light above the pin box. The porch light switch only turns on the porch light next to...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-18-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By rohrmann
Our 3402 is similar to the 3400, just a bit...

Our 3402 is similar to the 3400, just a bit longer. The hitch installed is not attached to the actual ĎIí Beam frame but to lighter metal extensions and no matter what hitch you would install, it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By rohrmann
I think before any advise can be offered, the...

I think before any advise can be offered, the model of the trailer needs to be said. Also, it really seems like he is talking about the converter, not an inverter, so that also needs to be confirmed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-15-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By rohrmann
Yes, absolutely can be removed and reinstalled...

Yes, absolutely can be removed and reinstalled without affecting the hydraulics. I would recommend using masking tape to hold the end plates to the body of the motor when removing and installing so...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-15-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By rohrmann
Thatís all you need to do, no need to touch...

Thatís all you need to do, no need to touch anything else. I would recommend using masking tape to hold the end caps to the body of the motor to keep it all together for both the removal and when you...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-15-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By rohrmann
Thatís all you need to do. Removing and...

Thatís all you need to do. Removing and installing the motor is really pretty easy. I would recommend using some masking tape to secure the two end plates to the body of the motor just to keep it all...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-14-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By rohrmann
Our hydraulic pump motor failed last year and I...

Our hydraulic pump motor failed last year and I found a shop in Whittier, CA that rewound it, installed new brushes and bearings for $325. It works great. This is the thread I posted about it....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-11-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By rohrmann
The flame on the water heater does not stay on,...

The flame on the water heater does not stay on, only comes on when the thermostat/high limit switch for the gas mode calls for heat. The electric mode works the same way, only it is for 120 volts AC....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-06-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,381
Posted By rohrmann
Sounds like you need to get that truck into a...

Sounds like you need to get that truck into a Chevy dealer repair shop and have them fix the problem. From your description, it really sounds like a problem with the integrated brake controller in...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-06-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,927
Posted By rohrmann
The cousin just showed up at the park we are in...

The cousin just showed up at the park we are in with a brand new Montana, and it has the Sailuns. All the Montana's have the G range Sailuns, and the High Country comes with the F range tires.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-06-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By rohrmann
Do your best to not cut the coroplast if you can....

Do your best to not cut the coroplast if you can. I’m pretty sure most any hydraulic shop should be able to rebuild that cylinder, most likely just needs a couple of new seals.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-04-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By rohrmann
You would be better off taking this opportunity...

You would be better off taking this opportunity to upgrade that 50 amp breaker that goes to the hydraulic pump and the inside panel to the Lippert recommended 80 amp breaker. The 50 amp breaker is...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By rohrmann
Not really much to maintain. Lippert says to not...

Not really much to maintain. Lippert says to not apply any lube to the gear or the rack on the tube. Iíve read that you can apply a few drops of oil to the shaft of the gear packs on either side...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By rohrmann
If you have a damaged hose, remove it and take it...

If you have a damaged hose, remove it and take it to an auto parts store that can make hoses or to a hydraulic shop. They will make you a new hose that will work perfectly. Be aware though, that...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By rohrmann
It will be the only vent pipe coming from the...

It will be the only vent pipe coming from the black tank.
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-27-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By rohrmann
I’m betting it’s not the reversing solenoid but...

I’m betting it’s not the reversing solenoid but is actually the 50 amp breaker which should be replaced with the 80 amp breaker. The reason it does this more when retracting is because when the pump...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 06-27-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,444
Posted By rohrmann
Beckyís cousin and her fiancť just purchased a...

Beckyís cousin and her fiancť just purchased a new Montana, supposed to take possession on the first and should be arriving at Blackwell Island on the second. They managed to get in to a slot from...
Forum: Maintenance 06-25-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By rohrmann
On ours, I suspect that it wasnít a nut coming...

On ours, I suspect that it wasnít a nut coming loose, but more likely the bolt broke. There werenít any parts of the bolt left when I discovered the problem.
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