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Old 11-09-2008, 10:57 AM   #1
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My father in law has a 2008 Montana 5th wheel. He set it up Fri with no issues. This morning when we were breaking it down, we went to raise the landing gear to hook up the truck but the motor wouldn't work. Wouldn't raise or lower the landing gear. No noise whatsoever from the switch or the motor. They just bought it used in Sep and have only used it about 3-4 times since. The previous owner only used it about 6 times. Any suggestions or things we can check or does anyone have a similar experience?
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My father in law has a 2008 Montana 5th wheel. He set it up Fri with no issues. This morning when we were breaking it down, we went to raise the landing gear to hook up the truck but the motor wouldn't work. Wouldn't raise or lower the landing gear. No noise whatsoever from the switch or the motor. They just bought it used in Sep and have only used it about 3-4 times since. The previous owner only used it about 6 times. Any suggestions or things we can check or does anyone have a similar experience?
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Old 11-09-2008, 01:46 PM   #3
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We used to have a Montana 5th wheel and our battery went completely dead and had to replace it. It's a place to start.
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:07 PM   #4
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A few things to look for:<UL TYPE=SQUARE><LI>Battery disconnect switch turned off.<LI>Dead battery. <LI>Fuse in landing gear motor circuit blown. <LI>Bad switch.[/list]
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Old 11-09-2008, 06:20 PM   #5
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Thanks for the fast replies. I got a call from him tonight and when he got home he had no 12v power whatsoever. So he pulled the battery and had to add a couple of cups of water to it. He has it on the charger right now. Will update later.
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Sorry I have been in a while but he got the problem resolved. It ended up being the inline 30 amp fuse for the motor.
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