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Old 12-22-2015, 01:33 PM   #21
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Oh No!

I just read the other replies. I have fairly severe allergies and asthma. Mold is on the list. I cannot afford to have that. I also do not know how to check for water in walls. I assumed the coaches were too loose to seal water in the walls.

Is there anything else I should do other than in my post? Got the coach back just last week. I live in Richland in Eastern Washington State and as I mentioned it is cold and unusually wet (At least as I understand it). Today will hit 44 degrees for a while but mostly hovering around freezing or below.

Now I am concerned.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:40 PM   #22
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Joshua - how about messaging me your number. My rig is sitting at Poulsbo RV in Auburn, WA right now, taken in yesterday for this very issue.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:54 PM   #23
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Remember this is the Forester Sub-forum and I have no affiliation with Georgetown/FR3.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:57 PM   #24
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Mine is a 2016 Forester 2401W. on an MBS chassis. Picked up in August this year.
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Old 12-22-2015, 01:58 PM   #25
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That was in response to another post. I will forward you the number to call for that part of the United States.
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Old 12-22-2015, 02:02 PM   #26
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Forrestor roof leaks : new rigs

Give Joshua and FR a chance. I had a crack in my fiberglass roof but no leaks. Dealer was squirrelly and only fixed it after I got on roof with them. Joshua and later Mike from warranty dept documented it and reassured me FR would take care of it if it got worse. Out of warranty now and I checked it pretty often and no problem since.

Had a few other issues including iffy slide motor. Frustrating but FR was great by me and resolved all.




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Old 12-22-2015, 02:38 PM   #27
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Hi, right now FR is not who I have a beef with. It's the dealer Pan Pacific RV Center. One of the repairs was being done as I sat in the office so it's not like they 'forgot'.

Bottom one is, I want a new rig. Matt Jones at Pan Pacific is digging n his heels.
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Old 12-22-2015, 03:37 PM   #28
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I'm so sorry this has happened to you and yes your coach has greatly been devalued by this. I too have asthma and mold is not good for everyone. Private message me and I can give you my number.
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Old 12-22-2015, 05:49 PM   #29
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Sounds like this escalated quickly. Good luck.

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Old 12-22-2015, 05:52 PM   #30
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Thank you.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:04 PM   #31
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Aside from the leak, there were other things wrong with it including what is being investigated as fraud on the part of the dealer. We will see what happens. Keeping my fingers crossed I get another rig or my money back.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:05 PM   #32
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PS I called Joshua and left a message. I'm a very fair and honest person. Let's hope they all do the right thing here.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:20 PM   #33
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I received the message. Unfortunately since legal actions are being taken everything from here on out has to be done through our Service/Warranty manager, Dan Evans.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:20 PM   #34
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:35 PM   #35
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Thanks Joshua. Does Dan have a number? I've spoken to Russ Stull once but he hasn't returned my last call so I'm not holding my breath that FR is really going to stand behind their product they way is should.
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Old 12-22-2015, 07:34 PM   #36
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No leaks on mine at all. However, as I've owned motorhomes before I went up on the roof as soon as I got mine home and checked all the seams and sealant closely. I saw a couple spots where I thought the sealant was a bit thin so I added more. I've been through torrential downpours without a single leak.
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:11 PM   #37
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Auntielo1...since I've been through this...I suggest you keep all communication through e-mail / texting / snail mail. Everything needs to be documented and not he said / she said. I would give a quality repair shop / body shop recommended by FR a chance to pull off cap (or whatever) repair that is justified to try and fix the issue. Legal action is the last thing you want to do. Give Josh and FR a chance to fix unit. I would also inspect the coach while being repaired to give you piece of mind that the repairs are done to fix the leak problem and make sure (guarantee) there will be no mold issues in the future.
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:17 PM   #38
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Hi Jim, thank you. The dealer who is repairing it is 2 and a half hours away so being there for the repair is close to impossible. I am documenting. What was the outcome of your situation ? Josh can't help me and I've exhausted all other avenues. Please keep in mind that I've spoken with FR from the start. Though they have offered to patch the roof there was no commitment to any ongoing issues as a result of the leak.
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:20 PM   #39
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This is my fifth RV. My 1984 didn't have leaks! As I posted previously , I've been drooling of the Solera MBS for a couple of years so when I was ready I bought one (now the Forester )
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:38 PM   #40
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They can open up the area where water is getting in and where the water is doing damage. You can then go there to view how and why - Then they can explain what repairs are to be done (hopefully to your standards) - replacing and coating the wood to eliminate future mold. My repair shop is DeMartinis and is also 2.5 hours away...but well worth the drive to verify what repairs are being done.
I won my case after a year and a half of being tenaucious. I got a real nice coach twice the price of my "Lemoned" coach...but it ended up being just too big for my wife to drive so we ended up selling that coach to my neighbor and bought the 3011. My body kept cracking by a side window and the windshield moved so much while driving it actually let air in and whistled. It definitely had a few welds / supports missing in the chassis. They had 4 attempts to fix before I brought out the big guns.
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