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Old 12-19-2020, 02:08 PM   #1
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We have lots of manuals for all appliances in our 2012 fifth wheel. None of these are helpful in regards to troubleshooting. Great diagrams but no easy learning instructions. I've done it all on my own since owning the rig. Is this common with Cedar Creek?
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Unfortunately, owners manuals for rvs don't seem to be available. You're lucky if you got owners manuals for the appliances. Sometimes YouTube videos or manufacturers websites can help. We have a lot of experienced people on this forum and if you post your problem, they'll try to help.
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it's common with all RVs
Someone could probably make a fortune by publishing a "generic" manual, but that won't help much for the individual unit
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We have lots of manuals for all appliances in our 2012 fifth wheel. None of these are helpful in regards to troubleshooting. Great diagrams but no easy learning instructions. I've done it all on my own since owning the rig. Is this common with Cedar Creek?
Generic owners manuals are the RV Industry standard. Only a handful of RV manufacturers provide anything more specific.
This subject has been discussed thousands of times, at least 10x a week, on the Forum. A quick search will get you literally weeks of reading.
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it's common with all RVs
Someone could probably make a fortune by publishing a "generic" manual, but that won't help much for the individual unit
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Old 12-19-2020, 06:06 PM   #6
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I helped a friend set up a class c for his use. I donít remember the brand but it was not A forest river brand. I had some questions and he gave me the owners manual. I was terribly impressed by it. It was not generic and was quite complete. I was able to get specific answers from the manual.
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Old 12-21-2020, 10:21 AM   #7
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I have purchased a generic RV repair book that covers all of the general RV systems. I purchased this when I had my first 5er back in 2007. The repair section is broken down by type of RV.
This is the one I use and it has served me well.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/RV-Repair-a...Cclp%3A2334524
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Every new camper that I bought came with a generic manual, However the latest one I bought has some specifics that apply directly to my camper. Later RJD
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Old 12-21-2020, 12:25 PM   #9
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You need to find the service manuals for your appliances. You need the model numbers and sometimes a part or serial number for the appliance. I'll make it easy for you by attaching the service manuals for Suburban furnaces and water heaters, and Dometic refrigerators but I'll also let you know they are available in the Library section of this forum.

Dometic does not have a service manual for specifically for the DM series refrigerators because the DM series and RM series are exactly the same unit as long as the number matches.
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File Type: pdf DometicRefrigeratorS_M_New.pdf (2.42 MB, 5 views)
File Type: pdf dometic-service-manual.pdf (1.85 MB, 19 views)
File Type: pdf Suburban Furnace Service Manual.pdf (4.92 MB, 8 views)
File Type: pdf Suburban WH Service Manual 05-18-11.pdf (2.78 MB, 3 views)
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