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Old 04-11-2013, 11:18 PM   #11
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I can recall several V-nose camper owners that had a crack above the main slide and had to return their camper to the factory to have the entire side replaced. I remember that they commented favorably on the quality of the repair and that the factory also went over their campers and fixed anything else that they found wrong.

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Old 04-11-2013, 11:19 PM   #12
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Many have had whole sides replaced at the factory for delamination.
I don't know why yours would be any different. I have never heard of anyone successfully repairing a crack.
Is the crack at the corners of the bedroom slide, up from the top corner, and down from the bottom corner. Or is it out in the open area ahead of the slide, from top to bottom?
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:26 PM   #13
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A picture of the crack would be awesome.
I am new to this forum. Not sure if the pic was attached yet. Hope you can see. Like I said, it was not easy to see it against the white color of the wall. If you look close, you can see a straight line right about middle of the picture, to the left of the slide out.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:29 PM   #14
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I can recall several V-nose camper owners that had a crack above the main slide and had to return their camper to the factory to have the entire side replaced. I remember that they commented favorably on the quality of the repair and that the factory also went over their campers and fixed anything else that they found wrong.

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Thanks for the info. That made me feel a little bit better.
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:31 PM   #15
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Many have had whole sides replaced at the factory for delamination.
I don't know why yours would be any different. I have never heard of anyone successfully repairing a crack.
Is the crack at the corners of the bedroom slide, up from the top corner, and down from the bottom corner. Or is it out in the open area ahead of the slide, from top to bottom?
It is not at the corners, it is about 10 inches from the slide, in the open area. It is the whole way down from top to bottom, most likely that it started from the top then ran cracking down cause it is more visible at the top.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:00 AM   #16
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Yes, I can see it, and it is not acceptable by any measure.
It could very well be at a seam in the crap luan that they use as backing for the thin fibreglass covering.
Definitely a warranty issue.
Hope your dealer treats you right.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:09 AM   #17
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Yes, I can see it, and it is not acceptable by any measure.
It could very well be at a seam in the crap luan that they use as backing for the thin fibreglass covering.
Definitely a warranty issue.
Hope your dealer treats you right.
What would be the procedure now? What should the dealer do if they are going to treat me right? Anything I should look out for to prevent further headaches?
Wonder hoW far I have to take it to for the repair. I am in Pittsburgh PA. Will FR cover the cost of gas etc? HoW to get them cover it?

Lot oF questions. bear with me
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:11 AM   #19
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The first step is to have your dealer look at the problem. They should get in touch with FR. If it has to go back to the factory it would be covered under warranty. Everything that I have read on the site FR does an excellent job at repairing the unit. Wish RV companies sold rebuilt RV's. When a product is repaired/rebuilt at the factory the workers are not on a fixed time frame to get the job done (not on an assembly line).
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For what it's worth, I had a problem with our rig. The people at FR could not have been of more help!
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