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Old 05-22-2016, 07:54 PM   #1
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Water damaged cabinets 274dbh

When we purchased our '16 274dbh, the water heater connections were loose and caused water to hit the bottom of the cabinets. The dealer spent 3 months fixing the cabinets(waiting on wood trim from Forest River). Now, we discovered more trim damaged (wood veneer bubbling/peeling).

Anyone else having these issues?


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Old 05-22-2016, 08:44 PM   #2
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We have a '15 274 DBH and we also had an issue with the water heater connection leaking. Luckily for us, it only leaked when the water heater valves were in the bypass position, so I caught it when winterizing before any damage was done. Best of luck with your repairs.
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:49 AM   #3
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We have a 16 Grey Wolf 26DBH (Younger sibling to the 274) and had a leak in our slide this winter. Most of the water that ran in got soaked up by our small area rugs and turned into ice blocks. Unfortunately, water got to the wood in the entertainment center area as well as in the back by the ladder to the bunks and the wood has popped there. It was at the dealer and most of it was identified and ordered already, but I just found the entertainment center stuff this weekend. It's going back out because our underbelly is full of water under the tub anyways, so now it's a multi-purpose trip.
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We had damage to the cabinets as well. Took for ever to get back and had shitty repairs. I am done with forest river brand I'm going back to jayco
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I got damage to my cabinets, also. My dealer had it replaced within 3 weeks. Or faster. They had to completely rebuild my cabinet since it was the bottom rail that got damaged.
Jayco DOES take pride in their cabinetry so that is a plus.
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We have a 16 Grey Wolf 26DBH (Younger sibling to the 274) and had a leak in our slide this winter. Most of the water that ran in got soaked up by our small area rugs and turned into ice blocks. Unfortunately, water got to the wood in the entertainment center area as well as in the back by the ladder to the bunks and the wood has popped there. It was at the dealer and most of it was identified and ordered already, but I just found the entertainment center stuff this weekend. It's going back out because our underbelly is full of water under the tub anyways, so now it's a multi-purpose trip.
Did they by any chance tell you where the cause of the water was coming from? I am having the exact same issue on my 23dbh. Thanks!
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When we purchased our '16 274dbh, the water heater connections were loose and caused water to hit the bottom of the cabinets. The dealer spent 3 months fixing the cabinets(waiting on wood trim from Forest River). Now, we discovered more trim damaged (wood veneer bubbling/peeling).

Anyone else having these issues?


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Mine leaked too. Thought the dog had peed on the floor. Tightened all water connections under sink for the water heater. It didn't leak bad enough for cabinet replacement but the MDF did swell a little. Found connections for city water loose in the rear compartment as well.
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Mine leaked too. Thought the dog had peed on the floor. Tightened all water connections under sink for the water heater. It didn't leak bad enough for cabinet replacement but the MDF did swell a little. Found connections for city water loose in the rear compartment as well.

Now I have to check those.....


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