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Old 03-05-2012, 09:33 AM   #1
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Picking up new 378xlf today

Picking up be 378 xlf today any suggestions .
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:35 AM   #2
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Use a hydraulic jack.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:37 AM   #3
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Lol.....thanx
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:52 AM   #4
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Go over it with a fine tooth comb, take your time, check everything, the inspection sheet I used is in the Georgetown thread. Take notes, they throw a lot of information at you. Make sure all the manuals are there for each of the big items. Took us about six hours to go over everything. Don't be afraid to ask lots of questions.

Have fun with the new toy!!!
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Old 03-05-2012, 05:51 PM   #5
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When I picked up my 2007 391 the hydraulic motor that brought up the jacks and brought in two of the slides failed. I never left the dealer's lot. I would suggest that you cycle all the big parts like levelers and slides numerous times. When I used to be in the computer business we called it infant mortality. That's when you find the solder joints, circuit junctions, grounds etc. that were barely put together. They passed an inspection but won't last 10 minutes in the real world. No knocks on FR but every manufacturer faces this stuff.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #6
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Just parked new motor home does step lite switch has to be left on for steps to retract?????? What about co detector
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:29 PM   #7
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At the door there should be three switches one is for the steps...mine is the first as you enter, and has a blue light when illuminated.

The co detector is on the ceiling in the bedroom in my unit, at the door is the LP detector a four sided detector, if it bsounds a steady tone it is LP a beeping tone suggests low battery.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:36 PM   #8
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If I turn step switch off steps stay out will not go in if I leave switch on will battery die
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:41 PM   #9
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No you should be OK, I leave mine on.
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Shut the screen door and let the stairs go in and then reach through the screen door opening and hit the switch to cut off batter power. Short of rewiring stairs this is the best way
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