Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-20-2013, 04:10 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Desert SW - Arizona
Posts: 6,359
Quote:
Originally Posted by RED Baron View Post
HI Iggy
Good advise will do the same when Nov. comes around best $ spend .
Iggy did you go to the Forest River to have your ROOF checked ??? I FOUND CRACKES and delamination also keep us posted please
Thanks GEORGE
2012 280ds towing a Saturn LW 200
Didn't stop to have it checked in Elkhart. It is noted in my records there so we have nothing will happen that isn't covered in the future.
__________________

__________________
2012 Georgetown XL - 378TS 60,000 miles
Life is a journey, not a destination !

Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2013, 11:46 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Hampton Roads, VA
Posts: 322
Which brake line corroded thru? front, rear, left, right ??? Maybe there's a problem with spray or road grit impacting the lines.
__________________

__________________
John & Susan, Olivia the dachshund
2011 Georgetown 337DS
2003 Dodge Dakota
Hampton Roads VA
2016 174 Days camping, 2017 66 days
mogman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2013, 09:13 PM   #13
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 5
lines replaced

The lines that were replaced were the right front and the 2 lines from the ABS Module toward the rear to the next union.(This was on the paperwork)Will be calling Lazy Days tomorrow where we bought it.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	july 2013-brake lines 003.jpg
Views:	52
Size:	62.3 KB
ID:	35920   Click image for larger version

Name:	july 2013-brake lines 004.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	54.0 KB
ID:	35921  
__________________
Inspector is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2013, 05:39 PM   #14
CLASS "A" Senior Member
 
cfsoistman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Upperco, Maryland
Posts: 3,135
Quote:
Originally Posted by Inspector View Post
Thanks,i didn't realize you had to replace the fluid every 2 years.Three lines were replaced.Before we leave Pa. for Texas we are going to have all replaced.
Hey Inspector, nice meeting you this past weekend at Outdoor World in Manheim PA. Hope all goes well on your trip home. Thanks for sharing the info about changing brake fluid every 2 years. I have plans to do mine in the next couple weeks before we hit the road again. Take care and be safe. Charlie
__________________

2007 Georgetown 370TS
aka - RAYNMKR

Driver: Charlie
Navigator: Sheri
cfsoistman is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2013, 06:18 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
lswartz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Maryland
Posts: 503
I had my brakes fail on a 1998 Club Wagon from rust. I never had that problem with previous vehicles & probably will not buy Ford again. There were numerous other issues as well, but in fairness there are some that have over 200,000 miles on a similar Ford with no major problems. Maybe it was just a bad brake line to begin with.
__________________
2013 Rockwood Mini Lite 2109S
2010 Toyota Tundra 4WD
lswartz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2013, 06:51 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Western New York
Posts: 1,224
One thing to look at would be what month the chassis was built in. I believe the chassis might have been built in snow country then transported to Forest River. Could have had salt exposure during transit then sat for some time. Then mix in water and air and bingo rusty brake lines. See this more on vehicles that sit more than they are driven.
__________________

__________________
2014 Coachmen Pursuit 31BDP
2016 Ford C-Max Energi
1987 Chrysler LeBaron Convertible
FROG Member
FMCA Member #F438633 - Good Sam Life Member
Coachmens Owners Group Member
ResQfrog is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:41 AM.