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Old 01-20-2014, 07:09 AM   #1
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Question on the Walk Through???

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Wednesday I go to Toppers to pick up my camper. They will do a walk through with me.

My questions is during the walkthrough will they actually hook up to shore power and also water to show me everything works or will they just explain HOW everything works with actually doing it?

I printed out the checklist someone posted but then got to wondering if they actually hook everything up.

Wish me luck.

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Old 01-20-2014, 07:17 AM   #2
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Wish you luck, only them no how they will do your PDI....

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Old 01-20-2014, 07:26 AM   #3
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They should hook up to utilities and show you everything works. If they don't ask.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:31 AM   #4
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Congrats on your new camper. I would call your dealer ahead of time and tell them you expect to see all systems are operational before you sign anything. That way they can prepare and have the water tank filled, etc.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:31 AM   #5
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My PDI was performed with shore power and city water hooked up. A small amount of water was put into the tank in order to run the pump.
Fact is, the actual PDI on my camper was performed by the service department before I arrived on the scene. Once I arrived, we did a walk through/demonstration/orientation. If I had been able to find any problems then, they would certainly have been addressed, but I have never been able to find anything they missed.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:37 AM   #6
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X2 on Wiscampsin, that way they will be ready for you. I see you are from Pasadena Tx Misa3. We just come up from there, camped at Kemah for the fifth time. I have a sister in Pasadena.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:55 AM   #7
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I would suggest taking it camping right away. Preferably some place close. You will forget to load some things & you might also find some that you really don't use or need to carry along. Set it up & use every thing just to see how they work. There is to much to remember during the walk, maybe take some cell phone pictures as they explain some items. If you can take notes, that will work too.

Have fun camping.

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Old 01-20-2014, 07:59 AM   #8
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They should have power and waster for you. I'm pretty sure there is a PDI checklist some place here on the forum. If you can't find it Google "RV PDI check list.
Good luck and happy camping.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:19 AM   #9
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Ask alot of questions and don't let them rush you take notes to refer to later on
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:26 AM   #10
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I bought both my trailers from the same dealer and his son does the walk throughs. Second time around I told him to slow down and I went through it item by item and didn't move on until I thought I understood all there was to know about each feature.

The first time on my pop up he rushed things a little bit.

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