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Old 07-23-2013, 04:12 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a 2014 Sunset Trail Reserve 33BD.... I have owned this trailer for less then 30 days and in this time I have had 2 water leaks....One major.... Hoses were not tightened... NO biggie there but here is a list of the other problems I have....3 small holes in the flooring in the bunk house... the antenna does not work....the city water hookup has pulled completely out of the trialer.... and now the awning bolts on one side have pulled completely out of the trailer wall (fiberglass) I guess my question is ... Did I just get a bad trailer or is anyone else having trouble with their 33bd....HELP.....
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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you will likely not get anywhere with returning it but I would get on the phone to crossroads and ave them take it back to the factory to repair it. make sure it goes back to the factory at their expense and not your time/expense.
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:18 PM   #3
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I talked to the general manager of the dealership and he said he wants to make it right whether they fix it or trade it out... I guess I am just wondering if I will continue to have these problems... I was wondering if I just got a bad one or is others are having the same issues
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:56 PM   #4
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Unfortunately every manufacturer has good trailers and lemons and everything in between. Most new trailers will have some problems but this sounds like more than some. It sounds like even if it is fixed right you will still worry about it? Will it be traded for another exact same trailer or something different? What does your gut tell you to do?
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:01 PM   #5
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I think one of the worst things is the awning... I talked to a mechanic and he told me it sounds like it was just screwed into the fiberglass ( no wood bracing behind it) and that if they put a new bolt in it that it will probably just come back out again... If I trade it out I am on the fence right now as to if I get another sunset trail or if I go with another make and mode....another thing I am worried about too is that one of the leaks was the santi flush for the black water tank... the hose was not tightened and water was all over the trailer...under the shower and came out by the door.... will there be mold under there???
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:21 PM   #6
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Water leaks are your worst enemy. Take it back. Sounds like the dealer didn't even hook it up to water before you took it home. Maybe a new trailer & dealer. My 2ยข.
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:47 PM   #7
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Same thing happened to my black tank flush. Water everywhere. Just put a dehumidifier in it and open everything you can. Mild shouldn't be a problem.
Sorry about everything else. Not impressed.
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I would trade it. Next time make the dealer go through everything, including hooking up water, opening/closing slides, etc. That's what our dealer did.
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Should I trade it in for another Sunset Trail 33 BD or should I get another make and model....Did I just get a lemon or are there others out there with the same problems.
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IMHO it's a toss of the dice. ALL brands have problems, check out their forums to see what their owners are posting.

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