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Old 08-29-2015, 01:42 PM   #11
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2016 Forester 2401W had less than. Month. Had same issue. Also pulls are labeled wrong. Gray and black switches. In repair shop now. Issues like these need to be warrantied. I heard from shop FR is unreliable in calling back to authorize work. I can't imagine why, what with all the issues these have. Every time I read about another issue I cringe because I know that will happen soon. Running lights, radio, valve pulls and loose storage door behind drivers door. Can't wait. Disappointed in FR.
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Old 08-29-2015, 02:41 PM   #12
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2016 Forester 2401W had less than. Month. Had same issue. Also pulls are labeled wrong. Gray and black switches. In repair shop now. Issues like these need to be warrantied. I heard from shop FR is unreliable in calling back to authorize work. I can't imagine why, what with all the issues these have. Every time I read about another issue I cringe because I know that will happen soon. Running lights, radio, valve pulls and loose storage door behind drivers door. Can't wait. Disappointed in FR.
After having issues with several new model/versions of cars, I found it is best to wait a year on a new model so the bugs are sorted.

You happen to be an early adopter doing a beta test, so hang in there.

We ordered a first year (2011) MINI Countryman S that should not have left the factory, but MINI let it anyways, so it does happen in the car industry, too.

The MBS is a great chassis and once you get those items worked out, you will enjoy it. My only major issues on the R were suspension/stability related and just needed to upgrade a few items in that regard. SumoSprings are my #1 mod and have really made this top heavy MBS a tight, road worthy machine. In addition, they even keep it very stable when parked at a site and my bigfoots no longer scrape on driveways, etc.. I am thinking they would be a major help for any "W" out there.

Best of luck,

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Old 08-29-2015, 04:41 PM   #13
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I agree with that theory and was under the impression it was the 2nd year model.

In any case thanks for the advice. We may need to add those
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I think the W has only been in existence for five or six months. Other owners please correct me on that. It was right at the end of the 2015 RV model year I believe.
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Old 08-29-2015, 07:19 PM   #15
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I think the W has only been in existence for five or six months. Other owners please correct me on that. It was right at the end of the 2015 RV model year I believe.
Brian Clemens posted the "teaser video" back on 11-15-14 and it was unveiled at a
RV show in December 2014. I don't know when actual production began but it was after that...

I haven't had any serious issues with our "W" yet.
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I wanna say the first customer units went out in March or April?
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I wanna say the first customer units went out in March or April?
The first owner thread I see here is by HomeOnWheels in late March so that may be about right...
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Old 08-29-2015, 10:10 PM   #18
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It was the 2015 model year that threw me off. If you have no issues consider yourself blessed. I am not even extremely picky either.
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