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Old 03-30-2011, 10:34 AM   #1
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Heading to pick up our new 17z this afternoon

We are heading to pick up our new 17z this afternoon. I was wondering if anyone could think of any questions I should ask the dealer's staff this afternoon. This is our first travel trailer and I am trying to compile a list of questions to ask during our walk through.
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:17 PM   #2
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That is very exciting. I would like the same list as we will be picking ours up in a few weeks.
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:23 PM   #3
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Welcome to the Jayco Owners Forum Eric! Here is a Pre-delivery check list that may help you out. Congrats on the new tt!
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:37 PM   #4
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Also make sure they give you a complete walk through on how to hitch and un-hitch it. They should also help you adjust your brake controller. Dont let them rush you and stay until you have all of your questions answered and feel comfortable. Verify you have a full packet of manuals and also ask for a brochure you can put in the docs. It is great to have a clean copy down the road when you go to sell it - buyers like that.

Also - make sure your battery is properly hooked up, charged, and get them to demonstrate how to test the pull away brake. A good dealer will also make sure you leave with full propane tanks.

Enjoy and let us know how it goes!
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:57 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link. That was exactly what I was looking for. I can't wait to try everything out.
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Old 03-30-2011, 03:22 PM   #6
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Congrats on the new trailer. Give everything a good trial run soon as possible. -Lee
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:42 PM   #7
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Congratulations. Enjoy the new trailer.
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Old 03-31-2011, 07:54 AM   #8
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Talking eric009

When you get the manuals double check to be sure they included the manuals for the converter, tv, micro, furnace, ac, water heater, fridge, t-stat, dvd player & any other item not made by Jayco as these are the items that you relay on when camping. The Jayco built stuff got you there now you have to live with the "other stuff". Happy camping.
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:01 AM   #9
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Well ????????? Tell us all about it!
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Old 03-31-2011, 01:30 PM   #10
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I got it yesterday. The dealer did a pretty good job of going over everything and told me just to call if we had any trouble and they'd walk me through it. Everything seemed to be working fine. The only problem I found when I got home was the dead bolt would not lock because the door latch was to far inside. I took the latch off and made a quick adjustment and it now works like a champ. We are going to go to a local park close to our house tomorrow night to really try everything out. I have a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 truck and it pulled the trailer easily. I got a weight distribution hitch with sway bar and a brake controller. I adjusted the controller a couple times on the way home it seemed to be fine after the adjustments. It is just going to take me a while to get used to having it behind me. I need to invest in some spot mirrors for my truck. It was a bit hard to see because the trailer is a little wider than my truck. I'll post again after this weekend to let everyone know how our trip went.
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