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Old 05-02-2014, 07:52 PM   #1
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Third time out. Minor problems starting.

This is a 2014 that I got new. Third time out and the panel is falling off the pantry cabinet. The staples pulled right thru. I could fix it easy enough, I just hope this does not happen every few times out.
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Old 05-02-2014, 08:56 PM   #2
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Take a pic and send it to Crossroads to let them know of another aassembly problem. Probably needs more than staples?
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I've learned the hard way to just learn to fix everything you possibly can yourself and not sweat over it. QC is non-existent in the RV industry, but you'll enjoy it a lot more if you don't let it stress you out. Most of the problems you can fix yourself cheaper than you can buy fuel to haul it to the dealer.
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I didn't say you have to bring it to a dealer. you can do most repairs better yourself, but when you notify CR and let them know of problems , they sometimes will ship you the parts needed . That has happened for me . And on a few occasions, my pics were brought right to the assembly plant to show the workers some of the problems that their work caused. Don't know if worked or not , but at least someone there tried.
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I took some pictures and my father in law was coming out for dinner. So I had him bring a staple gun and fired some new staples in it.
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I had the same problem with my old 2013. I caught it at the dealer and they fixed it. I believe it's the nail gun set to hard and it drives the nails too deep.
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Yes that is what it looked like. I think the panel is borderline on being too long. So if the staples pull thru the panel pops away from the frame work.
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This is a 2014 that I got new. Third time out and the panel is falling off the pantry cabinet. The staples pulled right thru. I could fix it easy enough, I just hope this does not happen every few times out.
I am having the same issue I have the 2014 302 kb not a happy camper right now cabinet panel pretty much has come all off and trim on the ceiling is all falling off
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I've learned the hard way to just learn to fix everything you possibly can yourself and not sweat over it. QC is non-existent in the RV industry, but you'll enjoy it a lot more if you don't let it stress you out. Most of the problems you can fix yourself cheaper than you can buy fuel to haul it to the dealer.
Your statement is correct, once the warranty expires. I bought new and every little thing I have found on my unit is being fixed or replaced by the dealer/manufacturer. When I spend my cash on something, I expect it to be "right". Same expectations when I purchase a new vehicle. If something isn't right, they fix it.
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Your statement is correct, once the warranty expires. I bought new and every little thing I have found on my unit is being fixed or replaced by the dealer/manufacturer. When I spend my cash on something, I expect it to be "right". Same expectations when I purchase a new vehicle. If something isn't right, they fix it.
I don't blame you, but if you live an hour drive one way from the dealer like I do, it is a cool, crisp hundred dollar bill every time I took mine in just to buy fuel. I can tinker with a lot of minor issues for a hundred bucks.
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