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Old 05-30-2021, 06:41 PM   #1
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FR3 30DS

My 2020 FR3 30DS seemed to be losing an excessive amount of coolant from day one. I could find no signs of leakage. The RV was driving fine, no overheating or other sign of coolant in oil. I had a mechanic check it out and he said likely radiator wasn't burped properly.

Fast forward to 18 months and 8k miles of ownership and the leak was found coming from the heater core. A thousand dollar part and 16hrs to repair. I contacted Nick Hoover the FR warranty manager and even though I was technically out of warranty they covered the repair.

Kudos Nick and Forest River, it is almost impossible nowadays to find a manufacturer that will stand behind their product and do right by their customers.
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Old 05-30-2021, 08:59 PM   #2
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My 2020 FR3 30DS seemed to be losing an excessive amount of coolant from day one. I could find no signs of leakage. The RV was driving fine, no overheating or other sign of coolant in oil. I had a mechanic check it out and he said likely radiator wasn't burped properly.

Fast forward to 18 months and 8k miles of ownership and the leak was found coming from the heater core. A thousand dollar part and 16hrs to repair. I contacted Nick Hoover the FR warranty manager and even though I was technically out of warranty they covered the repair.

Kudos Nick and Forest River, it is almost impossible nowadays to find a manufacturer that will stand behind their product and do right by their customers.
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Old 05-31-2021, 06:43 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. Glade you got your issue fixed. Later RJD
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