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Old 02-09-2013, 10:48 PM   #1
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Questions during walk-thru

Was wondering If anyone had suggestions on questions we need to ask when we pick up our new super lite 30.5RLS on march 12th? I'm afraid weight be so excites that we miss some important details. Starting to write down questions now so I won't forget.

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:33 AM   #2
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Even if you write down all the questions the problem may be remembering all of the answers. If you have an old tape recorder or have enough time on a phone you might want to record the walkthrough with audio only so you can remember all of the answers. It will be less involved than a video but better than notes.

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Old 02-10-2013, 06:58 AM   #3
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Questions during walk-thru

We've video taped every walk through we 've had.
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:04 AM   #4
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We are doing our walk thru for our White Hawk 28 DSBH on Tuesday. So excited!
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:09 AM   #5
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Here's a PDI list you can take along with you.
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:25 AM   #6
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If I were buying a new RV again, here's what I'd check:

Make sure everything work: oven, range burners, microwave(try heating some water in a coffee cup), refrigerator/freezer, air conditioner, furnace, all lights/switches, and electrical outlets.

Have them fill the fresh water tank so you can check pump operation. Fill the water heater and make sure it heats on electric AND propane. Check all faucets, including outdoor shower. Check that the toilet flushes correctly. Check for leaks in water lines when the system is under pressure. Make sure the sink and lavatory drain traps are attached tightly.

Open all storage compartments, making sure all doors operate smoothly, the locks work, and that the doors seal tightly against the foam gaskets. Get on the roof and check to make sure all the sealant work is done correctly.

Make sure the TV antenna can be cranked up and down easily. Hook up a television and check the antenna outlets and that the signal boost works. Check the sound system/speakers for proper operation.

Check all cabinets/doors for any problems.

Check the age of the tires (there's a date code on them). Tires are only good for 5-7 years, even if they have good tread left. Just make sure they didn't mount old tires on your RV. Have them make sure the lug nuts holding the wheels on are torqued correctly, and have them check and adjust all tire pressures, including the spare.

Make sure all the windows open and close smoothly, and that the blinds move smoothly too.

Remove the air conditioner cover on the ceiling and check that the 4 mounting bolts are tightened correctly. Many have been found to be loose.

Crawl underneath the RV and check the frame and any welds to the frame.

Well, that's all I can think of right now. I may come up with more later,

Edited to add: Or just read Healthi's PDI check list!

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Old 02-10-2013, 02:39 PM   #7
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Video tape the walk thru.... as you will forget lots before you get home...
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:45 PM   #8
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Love the PDI list - thanks - it will come in handy!
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:59 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by GIFCo147 View Post
We are doing our walk thru for our White Hawk 28 DSBH on Tuesday. So excited!
Good luck, can't wait to get ours! Gotta wait for it to be built.

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Old 02-11-2013, 12:58 PM   #10
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We got really lucky & found our 2012 30.5 RLS brand new sitting on a lot waiting to be sold at a deep discount. perfect! Just the floor plan we were looking w/all the upgrades without having to pay top dollar..

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