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Old 05-21-2013, 04:17 PM   #41
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Hey, these problems, both minor and major, save us a lot of money, cause otherwise we'd be busy doing expensive mods. At least that is what I do when something else isn't wrong. Or I accidentally break something myself so I can fix it.

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Old 05-21-2013, 04:30 PM   #42
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Over all, We're still very pleased with our decision and wish every new Prime Time owner a good experience with their purchase.
X2 on that.

In fact I've received 2 phone calls from Prime Time today regarding some issues with my unit and Prime Time and my dealer could not be more helpful. .
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:22 PM   #43
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Personally I think dretired has every right to be ticked off. He paid his dealer a lot of money for a new fifth wheel. His dealer didn’t check the water system, including the water pump, during the dealer’s prep. He has to wait weeks before he finally has a chance to use his new trailer and then at a state park without water hookups he finds the fresh water holding tank won’t accept water. I think many of us would have been just as ticked. The last think I would expect to have an issue with would be the gravity fed fresh water holding tank.

We could all learn a lesson from dretired’s misfortune. When you take possession of a new RV, immediately take it to the closest campground with full hookups and live in it overnight and test every system in the RV.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:11 PM   #44
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X2, hope you never have a flat tire without an EMT close by if you get this upset with not being able to use a camper because you can't fill a fw tank.
OK, OK everyone simmer down! PLEASE play nice!

EVERY trailer I've owned needed some little thing or other tweaked.
Missing wire here, loose hose clamp there, loose water line fitting somewhere
else. All were easily fixable.
Sure they SHOULD have been found by the factory or dealer but I found
them and with simple hand tools fixed them.

A fresh tank that doesn't fill properly isn't a big deal unless you're in the
woods and want to fill it.

I agree with oakman, I always suggest folks sleep in their new trailer
before they take it home if possible.
I want my dealer to show me that everything is working before I
leave their lot.
If that is not possible then sleep in it at home and test everything.
You wouldn't buy a new truck or car without a test drive.
Why would you buy a new trailer without a thorough test as well??

dretired didn't do that and he got burned. Shame on the dealer but
it's not THAT big a deal to fix.

Don't stress over the small stuff!!
Happy Camping!
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:19 PM   #45
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Should we.. ( The folks that want to purchase a "new RV " ) have to expect a list of 5-8 issues TGW.. things gone wrong ..hopefully most of them minor...every time a unit is bought ?? I am sorry if i hurt anyones feelings...i still think ..having that many things wrong..... plain old SUCKS !!... and yeah ...we could have used a 5 gallon water jug for water for a few days ..BUT...would ..YOU want to if it was YOUR brand new rig ??
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:33 PM   #46
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I'm with ya dretired . I have high expectations too. Good luck. Hope you get things resolved too. I do hear that PT has great customer service , if nothing else.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:39 PM   #47
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I'm with ya dretired . I have high expectations too. Good luck. Hope you get things resolved too. I do hear that PT has great customer service , if nothing else.
Thanks...I have sent pics to prime time about the other issues.. and they are sharing them ..with their team members...i have no doubt about getting things resolved...
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:42 PM   #48
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Thanks...I have sent pics to prime time about the other issues.. and they are sharing them ..with their team members...i have no doubt about getting things resolved...
What other issues do you have with the trailer?

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Old 05-21-2013, 06:54 PM   #49
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You had a bad dealer, the last 4 new trailers we bought (3 different dealers) we had to wait until they drained the fw tank. The fw tank should have been filled so you could have checked the monitor.
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I had to do some cleaning up on this thread. This a thread to help the OP with his problems, bash the RV industry (within reason), or explain the problems you had with your own RV (again, within reason). This thread should not be an opportunity to bash the OP because of his problems with his new camper.

Let's keep it nice from here out, or the thread will be closed.
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