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Old 02-21-2015, 08:26 PM   #1
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Jayco seismic stress fractures?

We recently ordered a seismic 4212. We went to pick it up and they discovered stress fractures around the rear entry door. They did not know what it was from, but said they would have their body guy fix it. That is great and all, but I am worried this May be a temporary fix? I had a xlr thunderbolt 395 previously and had issues w the slide, they could never get it fixed properly, so I am very sceptical, but I love the floor plan. Has anyone ever had stress fractures on their camper ( any kind), and what was it caused by? This particular unit was shipped from Colorado to another state. I also wonder if it could be caused from the side patio causing stress on the unit. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Why was a new unit "double" shipped, Factory to CO, CO to you? Especially since you ordered it.
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Old 02-21-2015, 09:40 PM   #3
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I wouldn't take it. I'd walk away...
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Was it rejected by a buyer in Colorado?
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I wouldn't take it. I'd walk away from it as fast as I could and never look back.
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I probably would walk away on that one. We dealt with fiberglass cracks on our previous Cedar Creek. 1 under a window, 1 in a outside kitchen door and went 3 rounds with the front cap. The fix under the window was successful. After a fix to the outside kitchen door, it reappeared and they had to replace. On the cap. Fixed once, reappeared, replaced whole cap, more cracks reappeared in the same place. Fixed that cap and soon sold the rig. They never could really figure out why it was cracking. With our previous experience with cracks, I'd walk away. Unless you know exactly what is causing it and can fix it, it'll probably come back.


Do you have any pictures of where it's cracking?
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Run like your pants are on fire. If the problem continues the worry and fight with Jayco isn’t worth it!

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Run like your pants are on fire. If the problem continues the worry and fight with Jayco isnít worth it!

Doesn't sound like JAYCO is involved since the dealer offered to have "their" body guy fix it. That is why I asked about the shift from one dealer to another.
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I guess technically it wasn't ordered, I told them what I wanted, they located the model at a camping world in Colorado, and had it shipped to the dealer I was working with.
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