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Old 05-03-2014, 09:17 AM   #1
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Randy Houser

In case anyone hasn't heard this enough, I just want to echo previous comments that Randy Houser, from Forest River Diesel Division in Elkhart is the man! Had an issue with some work done at freightliner facility that dealer said was not covered under warranty, called Randy and within a half an hour of speaking with him, got a call from the dealer saying that Freightliner would cover the repair (kudos also to freightliner). I am glad to see that Forest River stands behind their products, and even more glad to see outstanding representation in people like Randy. Thanks again for your help Randy!
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Old 05-03-2014, 11:20 AM   #2
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I totally agree. Randy and FR has stepped up several times to make things right. Its nice to here positives rather than negatives all the time. Thanks for sharing.



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X3!!!!
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Old 05-04-2014, 07:42 AM   #4
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Totally agree!!! Randy is a real asset to Forest River and to us owners! He has gone above and beyond the few times we really needed him!


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Old 05-04-2014, 08:43 AM   #5
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Totally agree!!! Randy is a real asset to Forest River and to us owners! He has gone above and beyond the few times we really needed him!


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Old 05-05-2014, 09:24 PM   #6
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What's his number? I have an A/C issue
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Old 05-06-2014, 08:27 AM   #7
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His number is: 574-522-1583 and his email address is: rhouser@forestriverinc.com
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I'll add my accolades to Randy's resume. He's top notch and really helped me out with our issues.
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Just to add to this when dealing with FR I will add Andy and Warren to the attaboy list. They all three go above and beyond what is expected.



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Old 05-06-2014, 06:18 PM   #10
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Phil, Andy Thompson certainly is worthy of the att a boy He has stepped up to the plate with some parts on a couple of occasions.

What is Warren's role? So many have stepped up the whole team deserves art a boys!

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Marc Warren is the guy that leads in house repairs. He has a young guy working with him and they both do a good job. Very helpful.



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Randy and Issac have been great to work with and have helped me several times. Best customer service in the business!
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While naming names Randy is certainty number one but his assistant Mitch Wirt is not far behind. Both of these guys have been great to work with over the years. They are one reason I am glad I choose Forest River and why I recommend it whenever I can.
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Only if the dealers were half as good a Randy!
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The entire staff is excellent and one of the reasons I bought my second Berkshire. Great group to work with.
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I hope you guys are right. It has taken 3 weeks for my brand new unit to be picked up to go back to Elkhart for repairs. Now 5 more days and no contact.
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I hope you guys are right. It has taken 3 weeks for my brand new unit to be picked up to go back to Elkhart for repairs. Now 5 more days and no contact.

What kind of issues?
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I hope you guys are right. It has taken 3 weeks for my brand new unit to be picked up to go back to Elkhart for repairs. Now 5 more days and no contact.

I don't mean this as criticism at all but I don't take a wait and see approach to getting issues fixed. If my rig is in the factory for five days I'm either with it or talking to someone their every day. I want to know what they found out and how the repairs are coming. I know I drove Randy a little crazy but we did remain friends through it all. It helps that I live two hours away and am retired.
What is it at the factory for ?



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I hope you guys are right. It has taken 3 weeks for my brand new unit to be picked up to go back to Elkhart for repairs. Now 5 more days and no contact.

I see this is your first post and I failed to welcome you. I'm glad you found the forum and happy you are here. I would think that anything you are going through someone has already done it so share any questions you have.



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Old 05-20-2014, 09:15 AM   #20
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I'm at the factory today having a few things repaired. Had a nice conversation with Randy. One piece of advise if you contact him or one of his folks. Leave a detailed professional message if you get his voice mail.

While repairs can be frustrating you have to leave the frustration out of the conversation. Randy was getting ready to call back an owner who had left him a message full of demands and ugly language last night! I can tell you from my experience as a customer service manager you get much further when you treat people, you want to help you, with courtesy and professionalism.

OK, I'm off my rant now.

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