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Old 03-14-2013, 07:15 AM   #1
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Caution to Crusader owners

Just got my not quite 2yr old Crusader 320RL back from the shop. Having some PM done on the wheel bearings and brakes adjusted. Recieved a call from the shop and told the right side axles look good but the left side were in bad shape. After changing the bearings and brake plates at the cost of almost $800.00 we're ready for the road again. I thought it was kind of soon for this sort of problem but glad I looked into the wheels before the next big trip.
Just passing on a heads up for other Crusader owners, check your bearings and brakes.

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Old 03-14-2013, 07:59 AM   #2
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Bearings and brake plates of the two left ones cost you 800 dollars ?

New complete brake assemblies are around 100 dollars each, 200 bucks for two, bearings would set you back at the most 50 dollars for two axels. They charged 550 bucks for labour ?

I am glad you got it tackled before anything went bad though ....

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Old 03-14-2013, 08:09 AM   #3
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How much mileage did you have on it? Was that cost at Southern RV for service?
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:01 AM   #4
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Camping World did the work. Parts cost $267.00 and labor was $458.00. Luckly we had an extender warranty that covered most of the price.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:35 AM   #5
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Which extended warranty? The one available through Forest River?
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