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2015 FR3 30DS
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RV Name 2015 FR3 30DS
Year 2015
Make Forest River
Model FR3 30DS
Length 32'
2015 Forest River FR3 30DS
2015 Forest River FR3 30DS 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS
Basic Info Purchased in March 2015 to replace a 2000 Coachman 315QB Santara Class C (now in service with a new family). Unit is 2015.5 model having several changes from beginning of model year.
2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Exterior 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Exterior
Mirrors changed to Power/Heated
Cheap Handling Fix (CHF)
Separate Awning LED Lights from Front LEDs
Propane "T" for 1"-20 Grills
Sewer Pipe Holder (Fence Post Approach)
Water Tank Fill from Suction Hose
Gutter Extenders
Shelf in Rear Compartment for Chairs
Front Grill Screens

2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Interior 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Interior 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Interior
Three Fantastic Fans and Hoods
12 VDC outlets Left of Driver
Additional Bunk Magnets
Shelves (Pantry, Under Sink, Bathroom, Bedroom)
Wine Glass Rack
Spice Racks
Built In Drawer Separators for Utensils
Additional Refrigerator Shelf
Hinged Access Under Dinette (2)
Carpeted Dinette Storage
Hooks Near Dinette for Keys and Recycle
Document Pouches Driver and Passenger
Inside/Outside Temp/Humidity
Stove Back Splash
Hanger Bar in Shower
Bathroom Broom Clip
Bathroom Door Hook for Shower Towel
Bunk Ladder Strap in Bedroom
Curtains for Bunk
Curtains for Bedroom Doorway
Escape Window Screening
LEDs to Inside Stairs
Screen Door Pull
Separate A/C Breaker (stops trips)

Renovations and Repairs
2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Renovations and Repairs 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Renovations and Repairs 2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Renovations and Repairs
- 11 Starburst Cracks on passenger side. Entire side had to be repainted and re-decaled. Entire process took 42 weeks.
- Bunk Bed Constantly Falling - Doubled Magnets
- Outside TV no DVD Viewing - Input connected to wrong input
- Living room TV swings out while underway - Retention clip added by owner
- Taillights had 5 cracked corners, 3 screws missing the body, and 1 stripped - New lights installed and body built up for body misses by owner.
- Stair Mounting Frame Cracked (Not the stair assembly) - Dealer repair failed after one month - further repaired by owner
- Bathroom door would not close - owner recessed strike plate
- CO2 detector failed - replaced
- 3 Awning lights failed - replaced after receiving wrong parts
- Bedroom drawer improperly installed - fixed by owner
- Slide out trim motor cover flapping due to screw stripped - fixed by owner
- Loose rear sway bar u-clamp bolt - fixed by owner
- Fog lights horribly aligned - fixed by owner. Headlights still inferior
- Gray tank only 35 versus 41 gallon capacity - Determined drain pipes inserted into tank too far
- Floating wheel valve extenders - Clips designed for this purpose added by owner
- Anti-sway bar creaking - lubricated
- Living room slide body side seal fell off - Reinstalled and 'glued' by owner
- City water fill fixture broke - cheap plastic - replaced by owner
- Outside Jensen speaker cone disintegrated in less than two years - NOT abused - parts on order

Tow Vehicle
2015 Forest River FR3 30DS Tow Vehicle
"Toad" Vehicle:
2010 Ford Escape
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