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Old 12-30-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
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Smile Extended warranty

We are looking at the Georgetown 378XL. We will be going full time in a couple months, spending most of our time in the Western U.S.

Who should I buy an extended warranty through? A dealer or should I go through Good Sam? Who can I depend on? If I understand things right, Good Sam works with many different RV dealers. I just don't know who will give the better service. We know everyone has an opinion but need help here.


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Old 12-30-2013, 11:38 AM   #2
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Tons of threads on this but I recommend or maybe .com

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Old 12-30-2013, 01:44 PM   #3
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I would check what a dealer has to offer the call GS and do a check on the internet, choose which will benefit you the most. Enjoy the road and motorhome.
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Old 12-30-2013, 03:16 PM   #4
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If you are buying new I wouldn't worry about it unit your initial warranty was coming to an end. May of your components now come with a two year warranty for the original owner.
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Old 12-30-2013, 04:14 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by jonrjen View Post
If you are buying new I wouldn't worry about it unit your initial warranty was coming to an end. May of your components now come with a two year warranty for the original owner.

Also you have a 3 Year/ 36,000 miles from Ford.

3 Years/36,000 Miles
Drivetrain - 5 Years/60,000 Miles
Emissions - 5 Years/50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance - 5 Years/60,000 Miles
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:11 AM   #6
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On our old unit ( we have now traded it in) we had a Good Sam extended warranty. I can tell you first hand they lived up to their reputation. The repair shop was my problem but GS paid off in style.
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:00 PM   #7
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just in case someone asks, the Forest River 2nd year factory warranty, that you buy separately, only covers towables.

motorhomes do not have this available.
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Old 01-16-2014, 01:08 PM   #8
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We have always had good luck with Good Sam. We just took one out on an 05 370 XL we bought. I figured I can keep it one year and at least have a little peace of mind since ours is going on 9 years old and it covers most items. The coach only has 15000 miles but there are a lot of things on it that I might not be able to take care of.
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Old 01-18-2014, 05:22 AM   #9
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Ford's chassis warranty also includes roadside assistance. You don't need to pay extra for a roadside assistance plan. I have only used it one time, and the technician said he was dispatched by Coach-Net.
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:21 AM   #10
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Plus 2 for Good Sam ESP! They have several levels of coverage, depending on your needs. I like the fact that you can contact their management team via their website if you were to have any questions/concerns about your coverage. Heck, I even took out the tire insurance because of the value in the policy.


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