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Old 09-23-2015, 03:10 PM   #1
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Faded front cap

Has anyone had any problems with their front cap fading horribly? Ours faded after less than s year even though we have waxed the whole camper almost ten times. Does warranty cover this? We have a 2014 Wildcat 327CK




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Old 09-23-2015, 08:16 PM   #2
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It should be covered under warranty. Mine didn't start to go until the warranty was expired. The only permanent fix is to sand and paint the cap. If they replace the cap, it will in time fade again.

It makes me angry that it happened. But at this stage of my life, I have no fight left in me. I'll just live with it.

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Old 09-23-2015, 08:20 PM   #3
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common across the whole FR line. Mine is brown and fading. Only 1 1/2 years old.
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Old 09-23-2015, 08:32 PM   #4
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Mine is fading as well. If you search this Forum you will see many issues. I have a 2015 built in 2014 and is covered under warranty. While at the Frog Rally in Goshen, IN this year I noticed that a lot of the Wildcats have this problem as well as the Silverbacks. I notice a few weeks ago that a Jayco Eagle TT had the same issue. It is a problem across the whole RV industry.
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Old 09-23-2015, 08:34 PM   #5
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Ours has just begun to fade...on the outside edges near the top of the cap.

It turning to a lighter gray after a little over a year.

There is another Wildcat for sale sitting near the highway south of where I live that has almost the entire nose cap faded to the lighter gray. Only part that still looks good is from just below the Wildcat sticker down to the pin box.

Not sure what to do about it...other than try not to let it detract from the fun we have camping.
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Old 09-23-2015, 08:38 PM   #6
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My 2014 Wildcat 327ck started to fade this summer. I am waiting for an answer right now. Next week it goes back to Wildcat to repair the cracks in the rear sidewalls. I asked if they could do a fix on the front cap while it's down there. Waiting!
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Old 09-23-2015, 09:21 PM   #7
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Let me know what they say about fixing your front cap, if you don't mind. Thank you.


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Old 09-23-2015, 09:48 PM   #8
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Let me know what they say about fixing your front cap, if you don't mind. Thank you.


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How's your sidewalls around the top of the rear sliders? Any bulges or cracks? Is yours a Lippert or BAL frame?
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Old 09-23-2015, 09:55 PM   #9
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My sidewalls are fine so far but we have not moved it since it was delivered. We did have to have our slides adjusted because they were leaving a gap along the top of both big slides. This occurred after the couch slide leaked resulting in warranty adding slide awnings at no cost to us. Also, the slide with the table and recliners has warped so terribly that we were told it needed a new floor. They are supposed to replace it under warranty for us when we get the chance to take it in. We have had numerous other problems but all have been taken care of, for the most part.


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Old 09-24-2015, 11:16 PM   #10
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Mine was approved by FR through a local repair shop. Will be sanded and repainted next week. Had it less than a year. 2015 262RGX


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