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Old 07-25-2014, 08:35 AM   #11
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While I feel bad for you, you are out of your warranty period. Your best bet is to replace the floor or replace the trailer. You are probably wasting your time with FR. Remember that people were dying and the Feds didn't issue a recall. That part of your letter is a weak argument. If you can prove it is a defect not caused by water damage, maybe you got a 1% chance. Maybe some bracing is missing? Only way to find out is fix it first and then try for reimbursement if you have proof.

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Old 07-25-2014, 09:17 AM   #12
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This flex in the floor is not caused by water period. Anyone reading the post needs to understand the floor system utilized in this brand of trailer. It is not caused by water infiltration. And in case you didn't understand me, "IT IS NOT WATER DAMAGE"

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Old 07-25-2014, 10:44 AM   #13
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I guess I am going no where with this. But I do know the new R-Pod I was negotiating through the dealer for our trips from Oregon to NJ is definitely out! No help on this will drive me to another manufacturer
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Old 08-13-2014, 11:17 PM   #14
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Well, Primetime got back to the dealer and they will not fix the floor. They won't fix what is not broken. Let me explain and see if this makes sense. Perhaps I am missing something...

It seems when the trailer was designed and built one of the tanks is located underneath the floor director below the kitchen area. They did not install supports between the tank and the floor. The floor is a sandwich design, with foam sandwiched by vinyl. Without the supports, the floor will tend to separate, making it soft in a 5 foot by 3 foot area. This was explained by the dealer.

The solution: install plywood over the tank and brace it. Will they do it? No.

I was also told it won't get worse... Hmmm

I need some help to take this further... Does anyone know what course to take? I just want a solid floor. Is this too much to ask for on a 2013 318- BHS??

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Old 08-13-2014, 11:41 PM   #15
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Hmm...sounds like a reasonable ( not necessarily logical) explanation......I can only say that my slight "give" has not worsened in almost 4 yrs?.. .sadly and honestly, if it were me and I wanted it fixed RIGHT I would just do it myself. ....but then again thats the way I come to accept everything in life I own from home to autos.....Its not right....but I no longer have the will or time to waste fighting... "-(
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Old 08-14-2014, 04:16 AM   #16
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We had a delamination problem with our Flagstaff which was fixed to our satisfaction but I can assure you that one of our prerequisites for our next trailer will be a real wood floor and not a laminated one. Side walls and roof are ok but not the floor.

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