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Old 07-24-2014, 07:43 AM   #1
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Unhappy Georgetown RV Lemon Law

Our problem is the engine driven in-dash A/C system. If I wanted a sauna I would have purchased one.

We purchased our Georgetown 270 on May 30, 2014 and it has been in for service for more than 22 days at this point (July 24, 2014) without a repair solution.

Ford has serviced the vehicle 2 times and an authorized FR dealer has serviced it 1 time.

Very unhappy with Forest River and with Florida Outdoors RV Center.

We have tried to work with Forest River on this problem to no satisfactory solution.

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Old 07-24-2014, 07:54 AM   #2
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While I hope you get your problems resolved quickly and to your satisfaction, it seems (to me) you're moving toward litigation rather prematurely. (less than 60 days ownership)


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Old 07-24-2014, 08:16 AM   #3
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I hoped that other owners who are having A/C problems could add some good information.
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Old 07-24-2014, 08:20 AM   #4
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:08 PM   #5
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Best wishes to donlewis. This stuff can be both frustrating and disheartening.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:33 PM   #6
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Have yet seen anyone post that the in-dash AC keep a coach cool on a hot day. Georgetown or anyother HM. Most just start the generator and run the roof ACs while going down the road. Run AC and measure the temp coming out vs air temp, then do the same to your car, an acceptable temp difference for most cars is a out 45. Example 95 outside, 50 coming out of vents. Just don't expect the dash AC to keep a large area cool.
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:37 PM   #7
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Ok..will strike Georgetown from the list.

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Old 07-25-2014, 04:14 PM   #8
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I'm well into my second GT,and the only time I run the dash AC is once in a while in flat territory to keep the seals from leaking.
Using the roof AC lets me get all available power from the engine, and it's probably a break-even proposition on the fuel use, since the dash AC isn't loading the engine, and I'm using .6 gals of gas per hour to run both AC's with the Onan 5500.

My wife isn't in good health, and naps a lot while we're moving, hence both AC's.
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Old 07-25-2014, 04:15 PM   #9
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LOTS of threads about the Ford compressor.
I've put Freon in our 2rd one twice, it failed in a little over a year.

Chassis AC - Compressor Leak
AC stopped working
2014 Georgetown: Dash AC performance?
a/c compressor dripping oil

There are MANY more.

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Old 07-25-2014, 05:37 PM   #10
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Wouldn't that be a Ford problem, not a Forest River problem? Just asking. I know that Forest River is ultimately responsible for overall quality, but would expect to be sent to Ford to fix chassis and engine related items. My in dash AC is working well, but I only have 2600 miles on my rig so far.

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