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Old 03-25-2011, 08:03 AM   #21
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We live in we havent lived in it. But I have never heard of anything like voiding the warranty. A neighbor down the road has a Rockwood Signiture-lite, not sure if he's live in it all winter but someone has come in and out of it this winter. Its all set-up etc. So its taken the snow load all winter and been heated as far as I can tell (Steam ,heat seen coming out of heater exaust). Its a new one (TT).I dont think your problem has to do with the weather. The stabilizers on a Rockwood are not made to lift or level the camper.They are made to do just that Stabilize the TT. The leveling should be done front to back with the tonge-jack and side to side with pads under the tires. Only after this is done the jacks should be lowered to stabilize the camper. If you read about the jacks in the owners manual you should stop lowering them the second they start to take the wieght of the camper.They are not to be used to level the camper! They dont as the other people here have stated even do a very good job of sabilizing the TT, you'll need to get a Steady-fast type system for that !! Hope this helps you a little. Hopefully someone will chime in about the warranty thing because I for one dont know.

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Old 03-25-2011, 08:08 AM   #22
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Not sure about the FR trailers but our 2008 Edgewater had stickers in it that clearly stated it was not for full time use and basically full time use would void the warranty. I haven't seen any yet in our 2011 V-Lite but then I never really looked that hard.

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Old 03-25-2011, 10:34 AM   #23
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thanks for the info.

Big Red, I only put the stabilizers down after it is level front to back and side to side. The stabilizers dont even start to take the weight of the trailer. As soon as it hits the ground they turn off. We are level at night, unlevel and listing to the left by morning. You can see that the stabilizer on the left side is lower by morning. Have you been familiar with anything like this. I do know when I picked up TT they had just replaced the back stabilizers on a two week old TT because they were all bent. I am wondering if something happened to the front as well.

I will look at the warning stickers on the TT again. I don't believe there were any. Thanks again.
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Old 03-25-2011, 10:38 AM   #24
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look in the owners manual - theres a statement about prolonged use.

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Old 03-25-2011, 11:16 AM   #25
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I wonder if a (3) month trip would (VOID) the Warr. also? How many days are we (ALLOWED) to use our Trailers? Youroo!!
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:57 PM   #26
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My 2603 was very rocky when set up using the original stabilizers . I replaced them with scissor jacks and always use wheel locks and chocks. The rig sits as stead as a rock with small adjustments each day
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:09 PM   #27
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I would take it back and ask the dealer to set it up and let him keep it overnight. Or just tell them what its STILL doing and have them replace the fronts. Sorry wish I could help more!. Or you could call Forest River (Rockwood/Flagstaff Div.) and tell them whats going on, maybe they'll have some ideas.
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:11 PM   #28
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SOOOOOOOOOOOO a three month trip voids the warranty ????? (good question- youroo)
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:27 PM   #29
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Hi all,
To bring the topic back on track... I received my trailer back today from FR. The repair was done beautifully. We also had them repair damage that I did to the trailer during backing. Everything is great. They also repaired some things that we did with the slide out. They replaced my tires and my bearings with no issues. I'm glad to get my trailer back, and I'm definitely glad that they took care of this. It does still whistle, but we know how to fix that now.

I will start working on the jacks, but I think I may end up replacing with scissors instead if I can't reinforce the jacks to work properly. I'll post/notify my findings.

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Old 05-19-2011, 12:26 PM   #30
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I want you to know, we got an awesome deal at RV wholesalers with our rockwood windjammer. We received it in Sept. 2010. Camped in it 3 times before we had to store it for winter. We love it! Everyone who has seen it, wants one too. We have had no problems with it at all. Maybe a few minor issues, but we were able to take care of it ourselfs. We have camped 2 times this spring since getting it out of storage. No problems yet. You should still look into getting this model and call RV, they saved us $thousands. Hope this helps and good luck!!
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Ct...ah crap! Please keep us posted on what they discover. I also looked at this model last year. Couldn't get a deal that I could live with so I walked.
On the trailer moving...I've found using blocks to minimize the stoke of the jacks works best.(wheels blocked of course) The more the jacks are extended, the more the movement. I know exactly what RW06 is talking about.

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