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Old 09-15-2013, 11:27 PM   #1
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New trailer (surveyor sp260)

Just bought our first travel trailer. its a 2013 surveyor sport 2013 and pick it up next week. Cant wait to go RVing. We are doing our walkthrough next week as well. As this is my first TT is there anything i should pay special attention to during the walkthrough or maybe something that often goes unnoticed or missed during the final walkthrough?
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:33 AM   #2
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Congrats on your 2013 Surveyor Sport. Type "PDI checklist" in the search box above and you'll get links to plenty. Big Dawg has posted a good one.
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info. I read a lot of good checklists on this site. Has anyone gone to the extent of using a garden hose and spraying over the trailer especially around slideout seals, window seals and storage doors to see if there are any leaks?
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:03 PM   #4
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Also run the awning in and out a few times to check to see if the awning spline works its way out. Ours did after 5 or 6 cycles.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:29 PM   #5
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Ill try to remember and do that. There are so many things to look over im sure im going to forget something even with a checklist with me.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:21 PM   #6
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So did we on our inspection. LOL
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:13 AM   #7
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On my walk through I missed that half of the marker lights were upside down ( drain holes on top)
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:16 PM   #8
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Its funny how the obvious things get overlooked so easily. ill check for that when i do my inspection tomorrow
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:57 PM   #9
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During your walkthrough please do NOT be afraid to ask the person to repeat any thing you are not 100% sure of.
I got lost a bit when it came to the propane tank switching valve.
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When we returned home from the dealer with our new SP 240, we discovered construction saw dust behind all the drawers and built in furniture. It even was blowing out from the air conditioning ducts. Sloppy work on FR's part. Wish we had caught it while still at the dealer...took hours to vacuum it all up properly.
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