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Old 01-24-2012, 10:20 PM   #1
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Montana 3400RL Converter

I can't seem to find my converter in my unit. I have not checked behind fuse panel though. Thought it would be easier to get to.
I have been having problems with lights blinking, starting out slow then getting faster.
If I turn lights off then problem goes away temporarily.
Started happening more often last night. I checked battery this morning and it was boiling over. I filled and took off positive till I got home this evening.
I checked voltage and Bat was 13.6, then checked hot leads from converter and it read around 17.6. I think I have a converter problem.
Any help would be appreciated
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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If you have a Montana, join the Montana Owners Club, it's free. Lots of good info over there. And yes I think you have a convertr problem. here is their web site. See you there.

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I have a Montana 3400RL and the converter is behind the fuse box in the bathroom. Its not the hard to get to and you can replace it yourself. I had the same problem and bought a new converter and installed it myself and everything has been working great since then.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about your Montana can be found on the MOC forum that nosticks posted.

See you there also.
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We have an '08 Challenger and are having the same problem. I've ordered a new converter, a 4 stage, from Amazon.com for about $180). Ours is behind the panel under the kitchen sink.
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I have a Montana 3400RL and the converter is behind the fuse box in the bathroom. Its not the hard to get to and you can replace it yourself. I had the same problem and bought a new converter and installed it myself and everything has been working great since then.
I had a 3400 and mine was in the same place. If you get a converter, get a good one that will not cook your batteries.
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Can you suggest a good one
There are so many to choose from
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The converter I bought is from Progressive Dynamics, Inc. it is the Intelli-Power 9200 Series Model PD9260C. The thing I like about it is it constantly monitors the battery voltage and automatically selects one of four operating modes. So it maintains my battery instead of over charging it.
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The converter I bought is from Progressive Dynamics, Inc. it is the Intelli-Power 9200 Series Model PD9260C. The thing I like about it is it constantly monitors the battery voltage and automatically selects one of four operating modes. So it maintains my battery instead of over charging it.
dbeard...that's exactly what you need.
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I have a 2011 3400RL and the converter is next to the fuse box in the bathroom.
You may want to check out the Montana Owners Club. This site if for all Montana owners.
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Thanks all,
i got a new converter and it ended up being the battery
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