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Old 02-28-2015, 09:50 AM   #1
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new 5th wheel

Purchased new 2015 8280ws waiting for the weather to break to go do the walk through and bring it home from the dealer, -28c here now. Anything we should look for in the walk through?

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Old 02-28-2015, 11:12 AM   #2
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your new camper. Go to the library tab and you can download/print a PDI checklist or click on this link:

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Old 02-28-2015, 11:30 AM   #3
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Good morning and welcome to the forums from S Idaho.

Good luck with the FW and weather....

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hopefully it will be warmed up enough so you can verify the operation of the plumbing
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Old 03-01-2015, 09:33 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone for the good wishes and Wiscamsin for the link to the PDI. That helps lots, I am sure I will be overwhelmed with information on the new 5th wheel. We are looking forward to the step up to a new trailer from our '94 26' Frontier, and spring coming to Alberta.
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Old 03-06-2015, 04:15 PM   #7
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Welcome from Ontario and congratulations on your new purchase. Take lots of notes as you wont remember a thing the service guy said as after awhile it will sound like the teacher in Charlie Brown (wha wha wha) and bring a video camera of some when the guy says and "turn the knob this way" you can see the video to refresh your memory.

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Welcome and congrats on your new 5er. As everyone says, take notes, video, and asking questions until you understand what they are telling you. Remember a bad/dumb questiion is one not asked.
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Take an iPad with you, record everything, then watch it when you get home and everything will be much clearer.
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Ok every one had a little bump in the road( open heart surgery) but ready to get back into the camping mode. Can anyone tell me where i can find the water filter on my new 2015 8280ws fifth wheel and the method of locating the water pump to ensure that the bypass valve at the pump is now in the "normal"mode and using the fresh water tank as supply

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