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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-10-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By ChuckS
In the last nine years I have turned the battery...

In the last nine years I have turned the battery cutoff switch off one time ..that was during battery replacement

Your converter output will of course run all 12 volt DC items except slides and...
Forum: Maintenance 08-09-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By ChuckS
You really should start looking at your...

You really should start looking at your suspension after every two after youíve set up and when you return home.

You need a 9/16 bolt with 7/16 threads thatís 3 3/8 to 3 1/2 inch in length to...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-08-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By ChuckS
Youíve chosen an excellent tire and I would buy...

Youíve chosen an excellent tire and I would buy size ST235/85x16 even if you currently run a size 235/80x16

You will get about 400 lbs per tire more load capacity at 4400 inflated at 110 psi cold...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-02-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By ChuckS
If you manually over rode the hydraulic slide...

If you manually over rode the hydraulic slide outs correctly it should take no more than a couple of minutes to retract or extend them using a drill

I have three hydrauilc slides and and close or...
Forum: Maintenance 07-31-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By ChuckS
Iíd simply measure the length of bolt needed and...

Iíd simply measure the length of bolt needed and order accordingly Ö I wonít use anything but wet bolts and bronze bushings

Also..since you have the Lippert correct track remove the yellow...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-27-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By ChuckS
Either the Hydac valve on the front LG didnít...

Either the Hydac valve on the front LG didnít fully seat mechanically ( itís normally closed when power is off via a spring ), you have air in the system , or you have an internal leak on one of the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-25-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By ChuckS
WE travel to and from YNP twice a year for the...

WE travel to and from YNP twice a year for the last 25 years.. Coming from Cody I would take the drive over the Big Horn Mtns and down thru the east gate of YNP..

Then cut over on the south loop...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-25-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By ChuckS
The outlets used in most RVs are the junk self...

The outlets used in most RVs are the junk self contained style.. they use friction clips on the backside to hopefully pierce the insulation of the wire and make electrical contact as well,as hold the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By ChuckS
Yes. The front LG and mid/rear levels most...

Yes. The front LG and mid/rear levels most certainly can be repaired ..

A ziptie WILL NOT hold any of those levelers retracted .. 2000 psi hydraulic pressure will snap any zip tie most Ricky tick
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-13-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By ChuckS
Also since you have a crack in the lower corner...

Also since you have a crack in the lower corner if that slide the wall studs are moving a bit,, probably jist enough to further compound your issue

Itís only gonna get worse if you donít fix
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-10-2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By ChuckS
Since you have the E1 error it means the LCD CT...

Since you have the E1 error it means the LCD CT digital,thermostat canít see and talk to the AC control module

I would check the wires on the thermostat, the gateway and the control box and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-08-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By ChuckS
You most likely will never experience a rapid...

You most likely will never experience a rapid failure on the front LG..

First I would check the extend and return lines on that LG up at the top..wipe down really good and jist snug the JIC37...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-06-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By ChuckS
Common problem .. guessing ma6be Norcold 2118...

Common problem .. guessing ma6be Norcold 2118 fridge..

Start by verifying the center door flap closes properly .. do this by opening the right lower door and verify center flap is closed

Also...
Forum: Maintenance 07-05-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By ChuckS
Given the age of your unit when was the last time...

Given the age of your unit when was the last time the fluid in the reservoir was changed out?

This is something I do every 3 years.. the fluid will discolor over time and AW32 hydrauilc fluid will...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By ChuckS
Personally I prefer six volt GC2 golf cart...

Personally I prefer six volt GC2 golf cart batteries.. two wired in series for 12 volts

I have my current set of Costco Interstate branded batteries now on their 8th year.

Specific gravity test...
Forum: Maintenance 07-03-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By ChuckS
Some use ATF fluid and some.. like mine use AW32...

Some use ATF fluid and some.. like mine use AW32 hydraulic oil

Link to Lippert fluid recommendations
...
Forum: Maintenance 06-28-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By ChuckS
I wonder if you had lost one leg of 50 amp...

I wonder if you had lost one leg of 50 amp service at previous location. Each roof AC u it is wired to a different leg t9 split the amp draw.

The fact it is working now tells me either you lost...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-14-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By ChuckS
I am a member of that FB group and while the OP...

I am a member of that FB group and while the OP has nice pics there are no part numbers listed.... never have been

If and when I have a slide out cylinder fail ( and I am not wishing for one to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-13-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By ChuckS
The end seal you see IS NOT where the leak is...

The end seal you see IS NOT where the leak is coming from.. All that does is function as a wiper seal for dirt and dust.. nothing more.. The actual seals are inside and YES.. the end of the cylinder...
Forum: Maintenance 06-10-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By ChuckS
Those rubber plugs are also available at most any...

Those rubber plugs are also available at most any auto parts store..

Hope you arenít using the EZ Lube zerks for wheel bearing lubrication
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-09-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,474
Posted By ChuckS
On my second season if use after installing UHMW...

On my second season if use after installing UHMW strips to repair torn Darco., looks as good as the day I installed and zero issues with slides
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 06-08-2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,754
Posted By ChuckS
Used the original TST 507 with monochrome screen...

Used the original TST 507 with monochrome screen for 9 years.. jist upgraded the screen to the new color one and replaced the sensors .. still working but wanted new ones

The color screen with...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-08-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By ChuckS
Didn’t see what year your RV is.. Mine has...

Didn’t see what year your RV is..

Mine has 3 hydraulic slides and is a 2014.. I have had the BR slide creep pit at the bottom a couple of inches 3 or 4 times over the last 8 years..

I’ve...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-02-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By ChuckS
This should give you some things to check.. the...

This should give you some things to check.. the blue light being on at the KeyTV multisource controller only means it has 12 vol5s present and the LED is lit..

The roof OTA antenna has a preamp...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-31-2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,818
Posted By ChuckS
The UHMW strips Iíve used are installed...

The UHMW strips Iíve used are installed underneath from end to end give coverage over the torn Darco I had at both outer edges..

My slides are all hydrauilc thru the frame with no rollers..wear...
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