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Here is a list of repairs I made myself to our new Keystone Montana 3120RL in the first year that we have now owned it. Added (Caterpillar hydraulic oil additive, CAT part number 1U-9891) to reduce hydraulics jacks popping noise Replaced damaged HDMI cable Replace defective cabinet speaker Fix loose window valance Replace all cabinet hinge screws Repair refrigerator latch Refasten convenience center lid Add screws to indoor steps that squeak Refasten kitchen light Replace missing ceiling fan blade screws Add missing hose washer in tank sprayer connection Secure loose …

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We chose to stay at Valley Plaza a few days between stops. We like the fact that they have an indoor pool and hot tub. However, it really saddens us to see just how run down this place has become. We understand that the place has changed ownership several times in the past year or two. We just wish someone would acquire it and return it to the glory that it had been in the past. When I asked if I could speak to someone about the condition of the place. …

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Today I contacted Jayco about the latest problems  with my trailer tires. I last contacted them back in April when I  had tire problems then.  With my warranty period expired, I really didn’t expect a whole lot. I mostly wanted to find out if they could shed some light on my problems. Joe, the guy in customer service listened to my complaint. Then to my surprise, he told me that he would like help me out and offer a goodwill gesture of 4 new tires. Say what you will but this is …

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Every driver knows this dreaded sound. If they haven’t heard it firsthand then I would consider them lucky. This is the horrid sound of a tire blowout while traveling down the road. To hear the stories of this when it happens to others is bad enough, but to actually experience it yourself is terrible. There is nothing worse than fighting with a large wheel, a small jack and lug nuts that are near impossible to break loose. All this while your rig is swaying back and forth as traffic zips past …

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Can you believe this…I needed a whole brand new outside rear wall for my Jayco Eagle 5th wheel. Good thing it is still under warranty (just barely). The rear wall on my trailer has got a bubble in it. I am told it has started to delaminate due to a dry socket. Sure am glad I caught it in time. In fact when they pealed the rear wall away they also found a small water leak in the corner. Just what I needed to hear. Other problems I am having them …

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