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Old 07-14-2015, 01:20 PM   #1
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We bought a 2014 franklin in Feb 2015. We love it, but slide on drivers side comes out going down the road since day one. This last month the roof let loose ( dealer put strapping down so we can use it), fiberglass side walls cracked at bottom front corner of bedroom slide. Anyone seeing these problems?
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Old 07-14-2015, 01:22 PM   #2
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We bought a 2014 franklin in Feb 2015. We love it, but slide on drivers side comes out going down the road since day one. This last month the roof let loose ( dealer put strapping down so we can use it), fiberglass side walls cracked at bottom front corner of bedroom slide. Anyone seeing these problems?
Drivers side slide in the BR is the one that keeps coming out, but only in front.
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Old 07-14-2015, 02:00 PM   #3
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Not the cracking. But slide trouble yes
My bedroom slides don't go in all they.
3 people tryed to fix and can't. Said the slide mechanisms
Are Crap. So I just tie the slides in as far as I can and hope they don't fall out
These trailers are Real Crap.
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Never had a slide "come out" but the crack happened to me and is relatively common. Mine was a vertical crack in the siding just below the lower front corner of the bedroom slide (abt 4" long.) Pretty simple fix. CR sent me a piece of "H" moulding to repair it with and I did it myself. I have seen other rigs (not CR) with the same issue. I also had a forum member contact me and she had the same issue so I mailed her a piece of the H moulding.
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Old 07-15-2015, 10:47 AM   #5
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Thank you Stan. Wondering if you could describe what you had to do to install the H molding please? Mine would have to be about 2 ft long.
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Add me to the list of cracks at the lower left bedroom slide. Even though I'm 6 months out of warranty, CR will honor the work. Trailer is going back to the shop to have them fix it.
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It's happening on the Redwoods also. From what I have been reading CR is fixing them.
















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Old 07-16-2015, 06:05 AM   #8
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From reading in other forum boards the crack might be related to a larger issue. I had one years ago on a Open Road by Pilgrim and it turned out to be a cracked frame, not saying this is the same but might just want to check to be sure. They had to drop the skin under the bedroom and checked the pin box area is where mine was, good luck and safe travels.
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Old 09-03-2015, 08:12 AM   #9
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The cracking issue happens. We had a Heartland Bighorn that developed two cracks in the bed slide wall, both inside and out. We worked with Heartland and ended up trading. We now have the Lincoln and have had minor stress cracks to both the outside living room slides repaired. They're holding up fine.
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Old 09-03-2015, 08:26 AM   #10
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We bought a 2014 franklin in Feb 2015. We love it, but slide on drivers side comes out going down the road since day one. This last month the roof let loose ( dealer put strapping down so we can use it), fiberglass side walls cracked at bottom front corner of bedroom slide. Anyone seeing these problems?
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Question- have you filed a warranty claim with CrossRoads to get these fixed? I know you only purchased in Feb, but sometimes it's better to get this stuff taken care of early on, for safety and so you can get the most "bang for your buck" out of your warranty. Let me know if you need any help getting the info for the warranty department, OR if you need the name of a reputable dealer in your area to do repairs!
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