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Old 03-14-2016, 08:26 AM   #61
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We just bought a Salem 27RKSS here in Alabama Got almost 40% off. Dealer said it was a early 2016 model.

Congrats! You'll love it. I have the sister to yours, the Wildwood.


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Old 03-14-2016, 12:06 PM   #62
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Jgump, it does indeed start slow. It acts like the battery is dead. But it works every time. Mine is super close to the one speaker too.
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Old 03-14-2016, 12:23 PM   #63
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Thanks Wally. The same then. And yes, I'm waiting for it to tear off that speaker near the kitchen pantry any time! LOL. Haven't called the dealer yet on my tank drain issue but will. Tonite if it ever stops raining I'm gonna try blowing back through the drain valve with low pressure air and see if that helps any. Maybe some debris or something. At the rate it drips/trickles now, it would take probably a full day or more to fully drain.
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Old 03-14-2016, 12:45 PM   #64
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Jgump, it does indeed start slow. It acts like the battery is dead. But it works every time. Mine is super close to the one speaker too.

Wally - another question for ya. On your FW tank fill port, does yours have a dab of white caulking on the one side that looks to be sealing up the air port to relieve pressure in the tank when filling? I do and took a Philips screwdriver and pushed through the caulk to create a small hole. I thought that might have fixed my drain prob but it didn't. Curious why they didn't put a small removable cap on that air escape valve.


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Old 03-14-2016, 03:04 PM   #65
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My slide starts slow coming in. When I watched from the outside, the slide is actually lifting up some during the first part. It isn't a level in and out motion. I watched while it was going out and it drops a little when it gets closer to fully extended
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Old 03-14-2016, 03:16 PM   #66
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My slide starts slow coming in. When I watched from the outside, the slide is actually lifting up some during the first part. It isn't a level in and out motion. I watched while it was going out and it drops a little when it gets closer to fully extended


Yup, they are supposed to do that! I've had my 2015 for almost exactly 1 year now. The slide raises and lowers when moving! But, once it's out it is supposed to be almost level. It may have a slight 1-3 degree slope to it, but this is normal.
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Old 03-14-2016, 03:33 PM   #67
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Thanks all. Sounds like normal operation across the board for slow starts and a tilting motion as well. Once out though, it's level.


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Old 03-14-2016, 04:49 PM   #68
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The non-valved white hose is supposed to be the vent/overfill hose for the FW/white tank. The valved white hose beside it is the white tank drain. When one fills their white tank, it is full when water runs out of the vent hose. Some people forget to close the valve and the white tank drains going down the road. It sounds like the vent is clogged, mud dobber maybe, or the valve is on the wrong hose, which means the tank should have drained as you were filling it. I would try to blow in both hose. Open the valve on the other hose of course. We don't use the white tank. SHE isn't going anywhere that doesn't have water hookups. When I don't have water in the white tank, I put the two hoses together to keep stuff out.


Now I'm going back to looking for my 10mm wrench! 2016 Wildwood 27RKSS
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WOO HOO!!! Fixed the FW drain prob. I cut open the exterior liner a bit more and yanked down on the hose. It was indeed kinked making a near 90 degree bend. Straightened it out and water flowing great now !


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Old 03-14-2016, 07:31 PM   #69
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I haven't had a chance to uncover and look at the FW tank fill. I don't know why it would need a vent if it already has one. But then again that filler upper might fit 100 other apps. I want to say I saw a vent hole that was plugged on my 2014 195bh I had..........hmmmmmmmmmmm? I will check though next time I go outside to the camper.


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Had issue with Stereo speakers, ended up being the stereo was bad, had it replaced and worked fine for about a month and set of inside speakers quit working again. Other then that no problems.
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