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Old 07-10-2015, 10:12 PM   #1
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Not a great start

Dealer called this afternoon. We were suppose to pickup 3171DS tomorrow. During the prep work they found a bad slide out motor. So they ordered new motor and we will get motorhome next week. 😡😡😡
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Old 07-10-2015, 10:18 PM   #2
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Gotta be disappointing but look forward to your posting about your first trip. Glad this was caught on the PDI instead of it happening during your trip.
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papap here is a pre delivery check list that you can use. It is pretty thorough.
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Old 07-10-2015, 11:29 PM   #5
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Dealer called this afternoon. We were suppose to pickup 3171DS tomorrow. During the prep work they found a bad slide out motor. So they ordered new motor and we will get motorhome next week. 😡😡😡
Papap, just before we started our PDI, one of the slides quit working. No one to trouble shoot it on a Sat., so we went ahead and did our PDI anyway, which took us two hours. We found a few more things for them to fix before we finally picked it up a couple of weeks later. They thought it was a bad motor but when they got on it the next week they found out it was a lose wire on one of the motors on the passenger slide. Overall, we are fairly pleased with it. We have the same exact unit as you have. Hope you get it home soon.
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Old 07-11-2015, 12:40 PM   #6
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My slide motor and lower seal had to be replaced and slide aligned too. Had to hand crank in couple times and it took two trips and 6 weeks at dealer but working fine now. On the bright side they stored my camper for Jan & most of Feb!

Good they caught yours first. Happy Camping. It won't me long now.
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Old 07-11-2015, 01:06 PM   #7
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Dealer called this afternoon. We were suppose to pickup 3171DS tomorrow. During the prep work they found a bad slide out motor. So they ordered new motor and we will get motorhome next week. 😡😡😡
We had a bad start to our first trip. Pulling out of our first campground I failed to see a BBQ Grill and tore out four feet along the side of the trailer. Needless to say, my DW was none to happy and reminds me of this every time we go camping.

BTW, I too was a 28-28 rotator. The last 7 years in West Africa. You must be in the oil patch. Am retired now and loving every minute of it.
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Have them reseal the roof before you receive the camper, my number 1 complaint is roof leaks.
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Old 07-11-2015, 08:37 PM   #9
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We got to drive it today and look at it. Love it. New motor will be ther Tuesday and we are picking it up Friday. The wife loves it also. A lot more room than our Solera.
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