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Old 06-24-2014, 05:42 AM   #11
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It wasn't jackknifed, well not that we did. However there is no external damage anywhere, prestine, not a scratch. So seems unlikely. Weezer, the ice chest came through on the other side- it did make me chuckle though, thanks for that It is def a head scratcher. The doors close and lock fine- I think the issue is more with the rear end where the piece of plywood was put in place maybe, was it too big and they screwed it in anyway, causing breakage on both sides from pressure??It is also just below the bed, though was there when we got it. Should have, could have, would have brought it up then had my time back.

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Old 06-24-2014, 06:10 AM   #12
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My thought is, that the paneling was cut too tall during assembly and when the bed was placed on top, it pushed down on the edge and caused the board to "buckle" at the weakest point, that being along the sides of the 2 hatch doors.

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Old 06-24-2014, 06:26 AM   #13
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My vote is for OC's comment on hole not being cut right and door frame being shoved in during installation. I think it's just cosmetics.
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Old 06-25-2014, 07:43 AM   #14
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any idea why this would happen?

Just cosmetics IMHO ... Probably not worth the hassle to fix. Caulk it and move on?
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:07 AM   #15
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I'd bet the door opening was not large enough too. Since it's a recent purchase, tell the RV service department now so it can be added to the list for your next visit.
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:19 AM   #16
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Don't see any external damage from a tow vehicle, etc. Looks like the opening was not cut big enough and the doors just forced into the opening.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:09 AM   #17
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Just the usual workmanship standard in the RV industry, mine was not as bad as this one but it looked like the rough opening was done with a chain saw, I just filled it with caulking, no problem.
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I think you have to claim this. Warranty should cover it.

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