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Old 04-15-2014, 07:19 PM   #1
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FR# need extended warranty

Ok guys!
I just purchased a new 2014 forest river FR-3 and the dealer wants to sell me an extended warranty for my motor home for 6 years, covers about anything, and with a $200 deductible for each visit, for the price of $2006.
My question is does anyone out there know of a good place to buy an extended warranty policy for a better price? I only have a couple of days left to make up my mind to purchase this at this price or it goes up in price
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:23 PM   #2
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Never had one, never needed it since 1972. I usually go 4 years and out.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:25 PM   #3
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try good sam extended warranty services
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:27 PM   #4
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Had one with my previous motorhome, paid approx. $2100.00....had it for 5 years and never used it. I decided not to buy it with the FR 3.
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:04 PM   #5
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Mine has a tire clause with it just in case we have problem they replace tire and rim if needed.
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Old 04-15-2014, 09:58 PM   #6
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We believe in extended warranties. Had a blow out in our last MH. Took out all the basements behind rear tire along with a high wiring harness and things I can't even begin to tell you. Claim: over 10 grand. I paid a $500 deductible.
That was Good Sam. For this new MHZ I have, purchased warranty at dealer. Cost approximately $25 month vs approximately $40 for GS. Course I pray we never have to use it.
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Old 04-15-2014, 10:40 PM   #7
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hope that neither one of us has to use it but good to have just in case. Enjoy your travels and maybe our paths will cross.
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Old 04-15-2014, 10:55 PM   #8
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Don't take the salespersons word for it. See what "Covers almost everything" really covers. More important see what it won't cover. Then go shop the Good Sam Warranty. Many companies go out of business annually and take your money with them..I don't buy any extended warranties...
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:28 AM   #9
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thanks guys
I did get a quote from good sams and the quote was about 3 times higher than what the dealer quoted and the deductible was $5oo vrs the $200 for the dealer policy
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:30 AM   #10
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Think I may put that $2000 in a jar and save IT for emer repairs, in case I need it in the future, unless I find some other policy out there that sounds good.
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Old 04-16-2014, 08:35 AM   #11
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I have a $200 deductible and it has already been used to replace the frig that started to leak $3200 to replace vs $200 was a good choice. no deductible on tire replacement either. That is why I chose GS. No questions asked they just took care of it.
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:03 AM   #12
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extended second year warranty from FOREST RIVER

Just talked to my westen forest river rep and he told me that a second year extended warranty was n o t available from forest river- said someone had put that info on the forum in error. Darn i was all excited about it too!!
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:13 AM   #13
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FR# need extended warranty

Just got our sunseeker 3010 last week and got an quote from the dealer for $1700 with a $100 deduct. For a 5yr plan with Protective Asset Protection XtraRide . Will need to pull the trigger by end of this month. It's was for the platinum plan.
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:17 AM   #14
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Different answer

We are looking at the FR3 also and the salesman told us that it did qualify for the 2nd year of warranty from Forest River. Now I am confused. How do we find out the real answer?
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We paid $40 a month for GS for a $500 deducible policy for 4 years on our last coach. They paid for a new AC, but didn't pay for an electrical problem that cost me $1,300. So we paid $1960 plus $1300 and got $900 (after the deductible). Doesn't pencil out. I'll take my chances with the FR3.
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:48 AM   #16
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the 2nd year Forest River factory warranty is ONLY available on towables, not motorhomes.

Dakota, your salesman appears to be a typical one in that he doesn't know what he's talking about or he will tell you anything to make the sale.
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I agree with you and he may have just lost a sale because of that. He did not even know about the powertrain warranty. He told me that the motorhome only came with a one year warranty that covered everything and that we would have to purchase an extended warranty if we wanted more coverage. I do not like nor will I put up with salesmen like that. We are going Friday to another dealership to look at other motorhomes. Maybe we can find a better salesman at one of the other dealerships. Thanks to this forum we can get the correct information so that when we go to look at new units we are better prepared with the correct information.

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Just got our sunseeker 3010 last week and got an quote from the dealer for $1700 with a $100 deduct. For a 5yr plan with Protective Asset Protection XtraRide . Will need to pull the trigger by end of this month. It's was for the platinum plan.

Update! Got A 5 yr. extended $100 deduct for 1500, dealer came down a little.
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Old 04-20-2014, 04:02 PM   #19
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The worst thing you can do is buy anything extra from the dealership. They always, and I mean always, overcharge whether it's an extended warranty to sealer for the RV. You will always get a better deal from an outside source. We went with GS. the finance guy at the dealership will try to pressure you and say their plan is the best. BS!!!!!!!!!!
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http://www.complaintsboard.com/compl...n-c426667.html

Check out the above on any extended plans for RV's and review the coverage, exclusions etc. the make an informed decision. Only you can determine if it's a value purchase.
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