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  • Debbie and Bruce bushell
    Debbie and Bruce bushell:
    Does anyone’s ac unit on their Montana 3820fk short cycle? What did you do to fix the problem? Thanks a lot
    • May 2
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    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Gary and Joy I noticed mine doing that. The camper is new to us in January.
      • May 2
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      John K Short cycle happens when the internal temperature gets with one degree of the thermostat temperature setting. To prevent it change the thermostat by a degree or two. 
  • Debbie and Bruce bushell
    Debbie and Bruce bushell:
    Has anyone ever seen the bra to cover the front window on the 3820fk to protect it from rocks and bugs while traveling. Thanks!!
    • May 2
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  • Cmwilde
    Cmwilde:
    I have yet to hear of any Brands without their problems. We ordered a new 2016 Montana and it had its share of problems, but now that we have all the bugs worked out it is and great 5th wheeler and now we love it....... (B) (ip) (H)
    • November 12, 2017
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    • Cmwilde
      Wade & Debi Norton That’s good to hear.  I hope to say the same. Still working out the bugs on our unit. Nearing our first year anniversary 
      • November 13, 2017
  • rjb211
    rjb211:
    We are future planning and looking for suggestions for possible wintering in Arizona. We would like to be in a warmer climate than Minnesota for the winter months. We would prefer a smaller campground but would want full hookups. Thanks for any suggest...  more
    • November 12, 2017
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    • rjb211
      Cmwilde We stayed at the Palms in Yuma, absolutely loved it, very spacious lots, lots to do, great people.... (H) (H)
    • rjb211
      Kristi and Joe We are going south for the first time. We have reservations in Apache Junction. I’ll let you know know what I think after we get there and get settled. Hide 1 Reply
      • rjb211
        rjb211 Thanks much Kristi and Joe, will be very interested in hearing what you think of place you will be staying.  
    • rjb211
      Robin Goudeau Baxter Val Vista in Mesa Arizona has great winter rates and tons of activities but it is a large park.
      • March 28
    • rjb211
      Kristi and Joe We spent 4 months at Countryside RV Resort in Apache Junction. This resort is smaller than a lot of them. Very friendly people and we made some great friends. There are lots of activities you can join, and the pool is a heated salt water pool so no chlori...  more
      • May 4
  • Debbie and Bruce bushell
    Debbie and Bruce bushell:
    I am so disappointed with Keystone Montana because of the junk they put in their RV. We are having problems again with the nocold refrigerator so we had to cancel our next stop and again. Lost money for the deposit we put down. So we have to stay here unt...  more
    • September 18, 2017
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    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Captn John Every builder has problems. All are slapping them together faster than they should. My neighbor decided on a residential fridge. Appliance repair will not fix inside an RV. So he did ion the dealers shop. Of course to remove it has to go in/out the rear w...  more
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Debbie and Bruce bushell Omg. That's terrible!!!
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Okietravellers That is bad to hear, but we bought a brand new Cougar in 2010. We also have a motorhome, while in Pensacola we ran into a couple that had a brand new Montana high country we were so amazed at how much more we had besides a third slide, in our 35' Cougar. ...  more
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      The Kettles We have a Keystone Avalanche and are very disappointed in the quality.  We purchased it because of the frame work underneath.  Have had tons of problems.  The dealer has been helpful but I just don't understand why there are these problems ...  more
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Thistle Dew Years ago Montana made a great 5th with lousy decals. Now, with Keystone's help they make lousy 5ths with great decals. Our '06 3400RL has been good. Just a few appliance issues, mostly maintenance rather than repair. Whether you buy new or used, you roll...  more
  • Paul & Monica Staffieri
    Paul & Monica Staffieri :
    Ok, big problem. Need advice. I am on the road, pulled into our RV spot and realized I lost my basement keys, keys to the leveler control box and the front storage compartment. We are in Hollister California. A very nice fellow was able to get into the o...  more
    • September 9, 2017
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    • Paul & Monica Staffieri
      Steve & Diane Many of the basement keys as well as the door to the levelers are like the Samsonite luggage keys -- one key fits all (one key for the basement and one key for the levelers).  Find another Montana and ask the owner to see if his keys will work on you...  more Hide 1 Reply
      • Paul & Monica Staffieri
        Okietravellers That is the way it is for Motorhome cargo bay doors. Virtually the same for all from that manufacturer.

        Charlie
    • Paul & Monica Staffieri
      Ricos Ride They don't use many different key numbers,  The key for the leveler box is a CH751. Same number used extensively by all manufacturers on TTs and 5vers. My 2016 Montana bay key is a Kencon marked CK330 on the shaft. Odds are pretty good yours is the s...  more
      • September 10, 2017
    • Paul & Monica Staffieri
      RVerDavid Keystone key numbers. Most of the Keystone keys are as follows 
      Door Key is a G-317
      Compartment Key is a HF-315
      Leveler Door is a CH751
      These numbers are from my Montana and these keys have been used to open many t...  more
      • September 10, 2017
    • Paul & Monica Staffieri
      Ricos Ride My solution, a keypad entry door lock from RVLOCKS.com. I keep a full set of spare keys, even truck key, in my RV. The keypad has a key that can be used if the batteries fail and I keep that in my truck glove box Hide 1 Reply
      • Paul & Monica Staffieri
        Steve & Diane We changed the RV main door to a keyless entry (via a keypad) from RVLOCKS.com.  DW loves it.
  • Bill and Marjorie Butler
    Bill and Marjorie Butler:
    Does anyone out there own a Montana Mountaineer toyhauler? We do it is a 2011 but we are looking for the 357 THT as it is a bit bigger as we just got a side-by-side and traded in the Quad, and it won't fit in our trailer?
    • August 28, 2017
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    • Bill and Marjorie Butler
      Jim & Judy Schuyler We traded in our 2012 which has a 66 inch door. Wife wanted a window in back. Prior years the door was 60 inches so our spyder would not fit. Needed 62 or more. 2012 is at Myers, Cicero, N Y.
      • August 29, 2017
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    • Bill and Marjorie Butler
      Captn John Should be able to find keys to open everything except the lower door lock from other campers.
      • September 10, 2017
  • Debbie and Bruce bushell
    Debbie and Bruce bushell:
    Tomorrow at 9am RV mechanic is meeting us at our campsite to figure out why our brand new refrigerator just stopped working!!! I hope he can fix it with a new board. It is a 12 volt problem ????????????
    • August 27, 2017
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    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Donna and Roy That is a long time to go without your frig. Hope they get it resolved tomorrow.  Hide 1 Reply
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Steve & Diane The Norcold refer in our 2014 Montana died twice at a cost of $2,000+ each time.  After the first time, we purchased an extended warranty from Wholesale Warranties.  The second time our refer died, our part of the $2,000+ was only our deductible...  more Hide 1 Reply
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Donna and Roy Is it repaired now? I hope they are reimbursing you for that frig/freezer you bought to save your food. 
      • August 29, 2017
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Debbie and Bruce bushell No. Not yet the company is going to send the parts to the mechanic we are not sure how long it will take so we are staying here till the refrigerator is fixed
      • August 29, 2017
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      • Debbie and Bruce bushell
        Donna and Roy That is crazy. I hope,it is resolved soon! 
        • August 29, 2017
    • Debbie and Bruce bushell
      Debbie and Bruce bushell It's 9-2 and the refrigerator is finally fixed. Our RV repair guy came out last night and installed a new control panel. That was what was broken!!! So it works???? Hide 3 Replies
  • Robert M
    Robert M:
    Staying in Salt Fork State Park till Thursday, then off to the AEP recreation area till Monday afternoon.
    • August 27, 2017
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    • Robert M
      Steve and Donna The best state park in Ohio. We stay there often, looks like the G area. AEP is all primitive. Enjoy.
      • August 28, 2017
    • Robert M
      Robert M Nicest full hookup campground, I actually like Hidden Hollow, in Fernwood state park. We do a lot of dry camping. We have had weekends at Hidden Hollow where we were the only ones there.
      • August 28, 2017
  • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
    Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott :
    Support needed! Well sort of. We lost 'a leg' of our 12v battery system. Looked at fuses next to batteries. Our landing gear extend, fwd slide works but nothing else. Any tech suggestions?
    • August 27, 2017
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    • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
      Steve and Donna Is your battery disconnect set correctly? Also, most RVs today use circuit breakers near the battery and many are resetable. Look for a small button on the side of the beaker.
      • August 27, 2017
    • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
      John K There is not enough info to really trouble shoot. Does any 12 volt item work in the Rv?
      There metal reset breakers mounted to the "firewall" in the battery area. Check for 12 volt power on all posts. 


      Check to make sure ...  more
      • August 27, 2017
    • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
      Captn John ^^^^^ or try here  http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/search.php?searchid=261578  
      • August 27, 2017
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    • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
      Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott Thanks. Will resume old school troubleshooting. The main shut off was defective & replaced a few years ago. There has to be a second fuse dead inline. All 12v systems work thru the converter. It happened a few days ago and miraculously fixed itself. Now...  more
      • August 27, 2017
    • Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott
      Dreamers and Travelers/ Tom & Prescott Found loose connection following a wire off red relay down into a channel under frame. Now to figure out how & where to access this wire's bad location!
      • August 29, 2017