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Old 12-24-2018, 01:30 PM   #1
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2017 Coachmen Pursuit 27kb problems

Hello, looking for opinions as to whether our experience with our 1 year old motor home is 'normal'
We purchased new, one year ago. Since then we've had to take it in for service 4 times now, for issues ranging from leaking brakes, levelers leaking, numerous water leaks, back up camera inoperable, dash radio falling out 'literally', etc, etc, etc. We expected there to be some issues that would come up but so many, we did not expect. In the year since we've owned it, it has been in for repairs for over two months, all combined. So, is our experience normal ?? Should we expect this to continue ??
Given our experience, we did recently purchase an extended warranty.
Thanks in advance for your thoughts and Merry Christmas to you all !!

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Old 12-28-2018, 02:17 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum - lots of helpful advice and tips in here.
We bought our 2017 27KB used last spring and have been very satisfied with it. That said, we realized it is an entry level motor home and that it would require repairs and maintenance. We had a water heater circuit board go out and the levelers were very sticky and jerky along with a couple of factory induced problems ( see my posts concerning shower leak and rear sway bar coming loose). Since then it has been little items that I elected to improve on and make right rather than leave them as factory installed. The biggest thing (and we knew this from a previous motor home) was the handling on the road. It was work to keep it in the lane when being passed by a truck or if a little wind kicked up. The addition of a Safe-T front bar and rear sumo springs plus rear sway bay helped considerably. Cost about $3,000 before all said and done but was well worth it for peace of mind. We have put about 7500 miles on it since then and are very well satisfied. Hopefully after you get the factory induced items corrected you will enjoy the coach.

We are now looking for a way to modify the driver seat so it will rotate completely facing aft instead of partial rotating. Factory mounting is too cloose to the steering wheel even when slid all the way back. Anyone with ideas on this, please advise.

Guy & Patt
2017 Coachmen Pursuit 27KBPF
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Old 12-28-2018, 03:46 PM   #3
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Not unusual, especially for a Motorhome.
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Old 05-02-2019, 05:29 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by bikendan View Post
Not unusual, especially for a Motorhome.
Not unusual for a NEWER MH! Workmanship?
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