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Old 08-28-2013, 01:01 AM   #1
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I bought a 2002 Fleetwood Revolution from a RV dealer and every time they try to fix a on going problem they always seem to break something else. It started with a relay in the BBC control box and then most to the electric things as in , Jacks, inside pilot fans and fog lights. Then got most of that fixed and then the jacks did not work. They then replaced chassis batteries and now the Dash AC controls don;t work. I am tired of the trying to fix things that should have been done when we bought it. And advise??????? PLEASE
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Old 08-28-2013, 07:55 AM   #2
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You might check out "RV Service Reviews", for a shop in your area.. You could also post your city to help others advise you. My opinion is the dealers can not keep help in the winter due to slow business, then in April they need to hire for the season and they hire anyone who can run a screwdriver.. I have had much better luck with a local shop.
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Old 08-28-2013, 07:55 AM   #3
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time to find a dealer with certified techs! You could also call the factory and have them have their rep at the problems and maybe recommend some one competent to repair. safe travels.. ed
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:22 AM   #4
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How could replacing the batteries break the dash air? How could replacing a relay in the BCC break the jacks? Fog lights etc? Maybe stuff just breaks on an 11 year old motorhome? Maybe you're expecting too much?

In the 2.5 years we've owned our 2006 I've put close to $6000 into maintenance and repairs. And that's with insurance paying for big items and me doing most of the other work. If I had to take it to the shop for every little thing I would be much broker and more disgruntled.

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The last repair to fix what was broken trying to fix the first they removed all the dash ac controls and all the control buttons were left on the floor .
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And also with the fleetwood all these electric things as in jacks, fog lights, cab fans, and solar charger are CONTROLS run thru the BCC. When everything is working and things don't after the RV dealer works on you rv do you just say OH it broke while they were working on it. ?????????
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I can only assume you are stuck with the service facility that you purchased your rev from as it was part of the deal that they fix some items, correct? If that is the case the advice to find a more reputable service provides is good in the future, but not today (unless you want to bite the bullet and have these repairs paid for).

Sooo, I can offer you no advice. I could help you diagnose individual issues, but you do not provide enough detail to do that.

Also, Muddypaws has a point. If in the future you are going to rely on dealers to service all of your issues, find a good one and be prepared to pay on an 11 year old coach. It's a great coach ;-), but things fail with age.

At some point you will need to take your coach back from the dealer and call it a day, from that point forward use this forum and some elbow grease to keep your coach in tip top shape is my recommendation.

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If they are fixing things under their own post-sales warranty, you're stuck with them until they have 'fixed' everything.
If you have an extended warranty, find somewhere else.
We bought ours with a 90-day warranty from the dealer (after getting burned on the previous deal) and had exactly the experience you are having. Eventually, after several 'tantrums' from me, they got everything fixed to my satisfaction.
If anything else needs doing, I do it myself or take it elsewhere.
I now have a Good Sam Extended warranty with $50 deductible if taken to Camping World or $100 if taken elsewhere. I would rather drive 100 miles round trip and pay the extra $50 than take it to the Camping World 4 miles away where we bought it.
As Don said, use RV Service Reviews to find somewhere better and remember to post your experiences there (including your dealer). It's a great resource but only because of those contributing.
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We live in AR and did buy our first MH from a dealer in OK. There are a lot in the Tulsa area. Do as suggested and check for dealers that service your coach. A recommendation from the customer service dept is another good way to start.

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