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Forum: Maintenance Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
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: 7
Views: 246
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: 290
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
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Forum: Maintenance 06-28-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
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: 1,050
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: 1,050
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: 693
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: 2,179
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: 2,408
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: 1,101
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: 911
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: 14,548
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...
Forum: Maintenance 05-31-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By ChuckS
Since your RV is a 2013 when is the last time any...

Since your RV is a 2013 when is the last time any bearing and brake maintenance was completed? Yearly would be the correct answer..

If I had questions about my RV brakes then I would verify I’m...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-30-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By ChuckS
Most likely the gateway for that Zone AC is...

Most likely the gateway for that Zone AC is failing. It is what communicates across the CANBUS to the roof AC units, furnace and BCM for the In Commamd tablet display.

The relays inside that...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-26-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,590
Posted By ChuckS
I would guess he is referring to a roller for the...

I would guess he is referring to a roller for the slide... my three hydraulic slides dont use rollers...

Lipperts nomenclature calls a lot of the rollers a "Service roller"
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-26-2022, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By ChuckS
The manifold block that you are having the leak...

The manifold block that you are having the leak at is where all the return lines (BLACK ONES) are routed so that the BLUE pressure switch can sense the system pressure and shut pump off if pressure...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-25-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By ChuckS
Vacuum breaker on the backside of the toilet is...

Vacuum breaker on the backside of the toilet is to prevent backflow of water from toilet into the water system ... required by code...

The one on the toliet is usually very reliable provided if...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-24-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By ChuckS
For the OP since you have replaced both the pedal...

For the OP since you have replaced both the pedal shutoff valve and backflow valve on the 320 toilet I would have to remove the line from the pedal valve going up to the backflow valve and.. with a...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-24-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By ChuckS
My Dometic 320 toilet with the seat lid removed.....

My Dometic 320 toilet with the seat lid removed.. This is where you WILL FIND a vacuum breaker that leads down to the toilet pedal water shutoff valve...
Forum: Maintenance 05-24-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,328
Posted By ChuckS
If the thermostats are wired using a CANBUS then...

If the thermostats are wired using a CANBUS then the HP should have been on the largest zone.. typically the LR and the two blue signal wires for the furnace should be on the zone 1 roof AC control...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-18-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By ChuckS
If the thru the frame slot upper section is bowed...

If the thru the frame slot upper section is bowed up this allows the guide bar to jump up off the gear pack teeth...

This simple repair from Lippert will correct that issue... Also if the three...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-18-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By ChuckS
JB Plastic weld WILL adhere forever on those...

JB Plastic weld WILL adhere forever on those fender skirts.. I have repaired both of mine where some of the screw hole areas have cracked.. They have never cracked again..

JB epoxy will not work...
Forum: Maintenance 05-16-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By ChuckS
If these are all hydraulic then the motion...

If these are all hydraulic then the motion sequence is..

1. Smallest slide will always open or close first ( usually the BR )
2. The two large slides will begin to move with the slide closest to...
Forum: Maintenance 05-12-2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By ChuckS
Yup I use the six point hydraulic level up to do...

Yup I use the six point hydraulic level up to do my annual axle bearing and brake maintenance as well as lubricate the suspension

All four tires removed here to take them down to tire shop and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-11-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By ChuckS
The telephone cable from the back of your...

The telephone cable from the back of your thermostat is serving TWO purposes..
1. The Red/Black wires supply 12 VDC to the thermostat from the Zone 1 Roof AC control board

2. The Green/Yellow...
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