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Old 07-20-2019, 08:29 AM   #1
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Problem with seat covering Tuscany XTE

I have 2014 Tuscany XTE, about 6 months ago the seat coverings begin to fail by flaking. The coating seems to be very thin. Will all the seating need to be replaced? Can I get any help from Thor?
The Chassis is in great condition and well maintained and kept in insulated building.

Any ideas, seems like this is a manufacturing issue.

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Old 07-20-2019, 09:22 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by McGalliard01 View Post
I posted this on the Thor form, thought I would try here to. The seat coverings on my 2014 Tuscany XTE are failing by flaking, the coating is very thin and I am concerned that all the seating will need to be replaced if I ever try to sell. The unit has been in an insulated building when not in use. Only has 36k miles.

Not sure what to do, help.

If they are leather, then condition them. Not sure what material you have

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Old 07-20-2019, 11:20 AM   #3
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not leather

They are the fake leather and how the unit came, had the fake leather in a truck camper that gave good service. Think it has to do with the thickness of coating on the material. This coating thinner than paper, I expected much better service, there is just two of us.

Should I hammer on Thor?

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Old 07-21-2019, 06:04 AM   #4
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Thor is going to tell you that the unit is 5 years old and well past any warrenty period. You can thank China for this. Most american manufactures are buying from China because the cost is much lower than making it in America. Some Chinese products are good, but many are crap. Their genuine leather belts are cheap leather covered in plastic. Within a month the plastic starts peeling off. That is what happened to you. The faux leather covering is breaking down and coming loose from the backing. I hope in the future, american manufacturers will do the right thing and quit buying this junk. Of course this is not going to help you. I am afraid the simple answer is you are out of luck. Not saying that is right, just saying that is the way things are.
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