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Old 04-10-2015, 12:59 PM   #11
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This 2014 Greyhawk is our 5th RV. It is by far the poorest quality unit we have owned. We have had it 1 1/2 years and it has spent a total of 50-60 days in dealerships for repairs and we still have more issues. We are wanting to sell it but the financial beating we would take is hard to swallow. This unit has had more issues that the other four RVs combined. We are now considering trying to trade it in on a 8-10 year old unit to reduce the cost of trading. So much for starting retirement with a new unit. I would never recommend buying a Jayco product to anyone.
I agree...Our previous RV was a Gulfstream Amer-Lite. While cheap, I had less issues with it than my present Jayco 5er
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Old 04-10-2015, 01:06 PM   #12
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If I have any complaints about Jayco it's the little finish issues we've had with all 3 of the ones we've bought new. But from what I read online, not one single manufacturer is immune to this, unless you are buying a million $+ coach.

That said both HTTs we bought had one brake adjuster fall off inside and rattle around. And the brakes on X20E had to be readjusted. I just fixed it all myself rather than leave it at the dealer. A half hour of my vs. towing it to the dealer and back, and leaving it for who knows how long, and possible missing a camping trip.

Quite honestly, any of the issues we've had were very minor. Nothing structural or expensive.
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Old 04-11-2015, 04:43 AM   #13
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Well dropped it off at the dealer Friday.Guess we will see how long it takes to get back.
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Old 04-11-2015, 10:05 AM   #14
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If I have any complaints about Jayco it's the little finish issues we've had with all 3 of the ones we've bought new. But from what I read online, not one single manufacturer is immune to this, unless you are buying a million $+ coach.

That said both HTTs we bought had one brake adjuster fall off inside and rattle around. And the brakes on X20E had to be readjusted. I just fixed it all myself rather than leave it at the dealer. A half hour of my vs. towing it to the dealer and back, and leaving it for who knows how long, and possible missing a camping trip.

Quite honestly, any of the issues we've had were very minor. Nothing structural or expensive.
I agree that all manufacturers can have some issues and I am happy to hear that your problems are minor. But in my case we have had multiple electrical issues, plumbing leaks which led to pieces of the cabinets having to be replaced, soft spots in floor and the jackknife couch needing rebuilding at a upholstery shop. I almost forgot, the motorhome has had three roofs, the first ripped and blew off on I-10 west of Las Cruces, NM. The one that replaced it was incorrectly installed by a Jayco dealer, for the third roof I was required to drive a 4400 mile round trip to the Jayco factory for replacement. But I am happy to say that the third roof is doing fine. I currently have another electrical issue, the floor in front of the stove is sinking further and just yesterday I found what I believe is a sign of another leak. To keep this short I have omitted some of the smaller issues.

So yes they can all have problems but Jayco seems to have more than any manufacturer that I have owned or my friends.

To be fair Jayco did cut me a check for half of my expenses driving to their factory to replace the roof, ladder and awning.
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Old 04-17-2015, 03:44 PM   #15
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Well just got a call trailer is ready to be picked up,I'll pick it up tomorrow. They said my brake issue was caused by a 30 amp blow fuse on the trailers tongue area.I know that fuse runs the electric jack(only worked when connected to the TV)and I knew it was blown from me rolling the jack in too much.However does this fuse really have anything to do with the brakes or are they just pulling my leg?

BTW:I bought a kit of extra fuses right after I dropped the trailer off last week.
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I may be wrong but I think that fuse is only for the tounge jack. Can anyone else chime in?
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The T-Jack has its own fuse so does the electric brakes.
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I have to bite my tongue not to wade in on these conversations after the fiasco I had with Jayco. I realize that quality control in the RV industry overall is poor but Jaycos buzz words like strong faith, Amish craftsmanship, exemplary and innovative technology come to mind. Simply put When You Talk the Talk You need to Walk the Walk.
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We had two Jayco's, a Eagle 5th Wheel and a Pinnacle 5th Wheel.
While not perfect units overall they were pretty good quality, solid units that served our needs quite well.
We have almost no issues with the Eagle and a few more issues with the Pinnacle.
Biggest issue with the Pinnacle was the large slide system with the Schwintek system, it always seemed to be overloaded and struggle to operate.
We have since purchased a SOB 5er, we have had similar minor quality issues with it too, quality seems to be a industry wide problem.
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Old 04-20-2015, 12:39 AM   #20
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Well got the trailer back yesterday,I'm in no way happy with any of the repairs. Going to call Jayco tommorow and raise heck.

P-Trap still leaking
Brakes still horrible drive home with brake controller set to 11(not 1.1)
Cabinet beam is repaired but now bottom of Cabinit is not level(area you place items)
As For the door just see for yourself



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