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Old 06-21-2015, 11:29 PM   #21
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it could be a number of issues on the schwintek slide including just a loose wire. I know exactly how you feel because...

We're currently at Grizzly RV Park in West Yellowstone but 3 days ago when I went to retract the living room slide the night before we were heading out from home, it wouldn't retract. I was panicked, frustrated and irritated. I thought our vacation was ruined. Then, I had a neighbor come over to help me think through the issue and we figured it out finally. In the storage compartment below the motor of the living room slide there is a nut and a cotter pin. The cotter pin and become entangled with wheel covers I had stuffed into it and cause the motor to bind up.

Anyway, all is not lost. All those things can be fixed. My wife reminded me that its better to break at home then out on the road. You have a beautiful coach and I'm getting comments (just as you will be too) on the full body paint and whole coach. Hang in there...
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Old 06-22-2015, 06:38 AM   #22
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Throw it together,,, get it off the line,,, Pay Day on Friday !!!
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Old 06-22-2015, 06:44 AM   #23
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Same thing happen to me last year,,, had a rag get caught by the shaft under the slide,,, I make damm sure there is nothing loose in that compartment any more !!!
Live & Learn !!!
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Old 06-22-2015, 06:00 PM   #24
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Good advice about making sure that compartments under slides, should be packed properly in order to not interfere with the operation of the slide. Wouldn't have thought about that otherwise. Thx guys.
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Old 06-28-2015, 10:12 AM   #25
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Throw it together,,, get it off the line,,, Pay Day on Friday !!!
Do not know if other manufacturers are the same but when I toured the factory the guide said the day shift team had a quota of 16 units per day. When 16 were done the workers could go home.
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Either way,,, it leads to a less than great product in the Manufactured Home Industry,
As in many other industries where workers are paid pic work !!! I understand the world must be that way,,, but wonder where Quality Control has gone ???
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Old 06-29-2015, 03:38 PM   #27
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Getting close to picking up our MH. Couple of questions. Do they provide 2 sets of keys or only one? Also, when the unit arrived in SLC from the factory, there were some rockchips on our Indigo paint job and service said they will not touch them up. Part of being shipped across the country. Also, one of the windows on the bunk side, the black rubber trim around the window is all scuffed. Again, they said not covered. Is this normal for the dealers to say? Thx, Ben
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yes that is typical. I had collision damage on the of of mine that nobody knew anything about.
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Old 06-29-2015, 04:26 PM   #29
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Received two sets of main door keys ,2 ignition keys and 4 storage lock keys. Thought I had seen a post of the painted jobs coming thru with small bottles of touchup paint
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Old 06-29-2015, 07:51 PM   #30
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My Forester had significant paint chips in it when it was delivered last November. Yes it came with a small bottle of touch up paint but that would look worse. Looking to get the two lower front surfaces of the motorhome just behind the running boards repainted this fall and have that 'chipguard', plastic sheeting put over it to stop it from happening again. I just figured as soon as it was done it was on the road. No time for the paint to really cure.
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Old 06-29-2015, 08:17 PM   #31
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Received two sets of main door keys ,2 ignition keys and 4 storage lock keys. Thought I had seen a post of the painted jobs coming thru with small bottles of touchup paint
Yes, we did get bottles of touch up paint. After seeing Gilm's post, think I we'll live with it for now. Nothing real bad. Just some small areas showing white thru the indigo paint job.

I heard from a couple of others now with the same unit we have and they also got two sets of keys. Guess the dealer misplaced the second set and they don't want to spend time looking for them. Busy season I know but after spending $90K you should get two sets of keys, I would think.
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Bottles of touch up paint with our Sunseeker YES !!!
Them not repairing unit before you take it - BS !!!
Transport Co. should be responsible !!!
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Right On benagi !!!
I just ordered a couple of back up keys for Sunseeker Door on the Phone !!!
I wanted a key in the Garage,,, so that I did not have to go in the house every time I wanted to get in... Keys were $3 so I ordered 2 !!!
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You sure anr not going to buy a new car with paint chips on it. Same for a camper BS about fixing. If it was me I'd tell them they can keep it. Later RJD
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Either way,,, it leads to a less than great product in the Manufactured Home Industry,
As in many other industries where workers are paid pic work !!! I understand the world must be that way,,, but wonder where Quality Control has gone ???
I think this is a generational thing. For young people today, good service is "Yelling your order at a clown face and having everything you yelled out in the bag when you get to window #2."
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That's is because Flybob the younger generation knows nothing about QUALITY,,,
In this throw away world we live in,,, as long as it arrives here on a ship,,,
they think it must be Great !!!
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Old 07-03-2015, 02:45 PM   #37
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Our RV that arrived at CW June 15th, is finally in our driveway today, July 3rd. The slide motor problem was a lose wire, thank goodness. The rockchip in the windshield just got fixed yesterday at CW. Had to clean the front cap again. Still had lots of dead bug guts on it. The dining table had to be adjusted, done. They never found the second set of keys, so they are getting another set made up. As we were leaving CW this morning, we found an indoor cabinet arm bent and missing a screw that got pulled out some how. Also, we found the passenger door seal already coming apart. They are ordering a new one. We had a problem making the lock on the outdoor TV work, so when I got it home, I gook it apart to get it working and reinstalled. Otherwise it is here and now the learning curve for all the tech stuff this unit is packed with. We hope no major problems down the road. Time to enjoy.
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Glad to hear!!!
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Today is another day with our new RV. Loading from one to another in the driveway. Couple of things, door frame on coach bent in about 4 places. Went ahead a took a 2x4 and hammer and straightened out my self. Checking under the passenger slide you can see 4 carriage bolts that go to the seat belts back in the bunk area. One of the bolts didn't seat properly and was sticking out a 1/2 inch tearing the rubber seal on the slide. Again, able to fix my self. Only thing we have to go back to the dealer at this point is the passenger door seal on the drivers side which is a Ford problem. Just informing others here and not complaining to loudly I hope. Once we get all the little things fixed, I thing she will be a nice unit for years to come.
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Does anyone know if there are any differences between the Sunseeker & the Forester ?
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