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Old 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM   #1
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I purchased a brand new Forest River Wildcat BHX 312 in 2012. In the first 12 months of purchase, the camper spent 6 months either at the dealer or the manufacturer. Hot water heater problems, slide motor problems, slide not installed properly, tables collapsing, tires that blow out and should have been re called, all sorts of electrical problems, etc, etc. Of course now that this lemon is out of warranty, additional problems are arising. If anyone is doing their research on what type of camper to buy, I would encourage you to look at any other manufacturer than Forest River.

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Old 07-21-2014, 01:38 PM   #2
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No thanks!
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And I'LL buy another as well.

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Old 07-21-2014, 01:41 PM   #3
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Me too, I loved my Cardinal, and now I love my Columbus. We had issues as well, but FR stood behind their products and took care of them.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:43 PM   #4
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I think Roger is speaking to the wrong crowd since the majority of us love our FR products.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:47 PM   #5
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I have had less problems with my FR then with any other manufacturer, I think I'm good with FR
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:49 PM   #6
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Roger, you're fortunate that we have a Wildcat rep that's a member here and has been very helpful resolving issues with Wildcat owners.

i'm surprised that you posted this negative post without doing some research on the Wildcat sub-forum. you would've found his posts and all the effort he's made helping them.
you might have contacted him first and give him a chance to assist you, before making your first post a slam on FR.

the rest of us that own other brands, wish we had someone like him in our corner.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:54 PM   #7
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Besides, no WELCOME post to introduce yourself.
Thread will likely be full forest river loving enthusiasts and one or two haters.

Its ok tho with only one post to your credit most wont even look.

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Nice first post...

(sarcasm intended), but welcome to the forum (in all seriousness).

Hopefully you can learn something here to help you deal effectively with whatever problems you are presently having with your rv and enjoy it more.
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Old 07-21-2014, 02:07 PM   #9
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DH and I have owned two Forest River RVs ....first a Flagstaff V-Lite bumper pull...and one mid range issue that was resolved quickly by our dealer and FR. Now we own a Flagstaff 5th wheel. Took it in the first of July with a list of minor issues (yes I mean being that the wall clock didn't keep time)

ALL issues were resolved no questions asked.

That's good enough for us.

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Welcome and I'm sorry you are getting kicked on this site for posting your frustration with the manufacturer, you are not the first to show this and as BIKENDAN says talk to the rep on this forum, make sure your problem does not emanate from your dealer, good luck.

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