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Old 10-05-2022, 06:56 PM   #1
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I think i need to replace my sound bar as it makes a loud buzzing noise. Problem is I do not know how to remove it from the built in location in the fake brickwork above the TV. The unit is a 2018 Montana 3795RD. It is approx 3" x 36".I am guessing it is glued in place but dont want to wreck anything removing it
 
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Old 10-05-2022, 07:59 PM   #2
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I went searching for a sales video on what the entertainment center in your 2018 looks like. The video I found does not show a rock face…this one looks just like mine. My Bose sound bar lays flat behind the TV where I tried to sketch it in.

If I were in your shoes I would not try to find a sound bar to fit the OEM cut out. Buy a sound bar of your choice at Sams, Costco or Best Buy and just sit it back there. Mine sounds great. I bought it at Sams on sale in 2018 for $158 I think.
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Ours is a Furrion sound system with speakers positioned like the photo above.

Our Furrion Radio / DVD player / sound system also makes a continuous humming sound. It's actually the built in DVD player that is constantly spinning, with a disk in it or not. It's so loud it annoying, even when the television is running.

Rather than attempting to swap parts and stuff out, we just use a stand alone sound bar we purchased from Best Buy. Actually, it works great as it's got a total of 4 speakers to the system. (the main bar, the two tweeters, and the Bass). We run the wires for everything so they are not in the way way. When we travel, they all have to be stowed away. But, setting up again is no problem. Once we got good locations established for each speaker and the route to run the wires, set up is the same every time, and takes only a few moments (mostly to unroll wires).

We knew we'd never be able to find another system that would have the same dimensions as what currently exists. Considering the original equipment still works (it's just noisy), we decided to leave it as is, but simply not use it. If, in the future, we ever did decide to sell the trailer, the original equipment would still be in place, and the sound bar simply removed as it's stand-alone anyway. (But, just an FYI, we have no intension of ever selling our Montana. Even if we give up camping completely, we'll just leave it parked in the drive way and continue using it at home. Still, the sound bar was a much easier solution than attempting to match original equipment) ... And the sound is beyond awesome ..... especially that Bass.
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I connected my TV audio out to the head unit (radio) and connected the sub output from the radio to the soundbar located behind the TV. Radio on, TV input selected, sound send to speakers and soundbar. Sounds great!
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Old 10-06-2022, 11:29 AM   #5
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I think i need to replace my sound bar as it makes a loud buzzing noise. Problem is I do not know how to remove it from the built in location in the fake brickwork above the TV. The unit is a 2018 Montana 3795RD. It is approx 3" x 36".I am guessing it is glued in place but dont want to wreck anything removing it
Does the buzzing stop if you disconnect the audio cable? My sound bar was making a buzzing sound also. The fix was to disconnect the RCA audio plug and connect with an optical cable.
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Old 10-06-2022, 08:55 PM   #6
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the buzzing quits when the audio cable is unplugged
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Old 10-06-2022, 09:58 PM   #7
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the buzzing quits when the audio cable is unplugged
Possible bad shield on the audio cable....
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the buzzing quits when the audio cable is unplugged
My tv and sound bar have an optical port. Check yours and cheap solution is an optical cable.
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I think i need to replace my sound bar as it makes a loud buzzing noise. Problem is I do not know how to remove it from the built in location in the fake brickwork above the TV. The unit is a 2018 Montana 3795RD. It is approx 3" x 36".I am guessing it is glued in place but dont want to wreck anything removing it
Lift up then pull forward.
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Old 10-12-2022, 07:59 PM   #10
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Ours is in the hole with velcro. I've pulled it out once and put back in with no issues.
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Old 10-13-2022, 09:31 AM   #11
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Replaced ours two years ago. It was secured with both velcro and two mounting screws on the back which you cannot see. Originally thought that it was just the velcro holding it in place but as mentioned above, you have to lift up, detaching the velcro, and aligning the screws properly on the mounting plate, and then pull out.
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Old 10-13-2022, 11:50 AM   #12
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On my 3791RD it will buzz if you have the sound bar turned up too high on the volume. All I do is turn the sound bar down, and then turn the TV volume up. The buzzing stops.
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Old 10-13-2022, 08:42 PM   #13
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Ho do you operate them independant of each other? I only have the control on the remote.
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My radio has 3 buttons on the upper right hand corner to choose which speakers are ON…I don’t recall if they are A B C or 1 2 3. I labeled mine…
LR (living room)
BR (bed room)
OUT ( out side speakers)

Each button is simple ON/OFF so you can have all 3 on at the same time or selectively. My TV plays thru the Bose sound bar which is controlled in the TV settings - not thru the radio buttons. I’m not sure I answered your question about “isolating” speakers - but that is the way mine work.
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Old 10-21-2022, 01:43 AM   #15
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I found my problem. I have mice again. When I emoved the sound bar I found the wires were all chewed up. time for more Tom Cat.
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