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Forum: Class A Motor Coach 05-21-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,361
Posted By laberj45
Not happy

Purchased a 2017 Miramar 34.3 in 2016. Like you, we were so excited! Great floor plan and affordable RV for a middle class family.

Unfortunately, ours came with a major defect in the super slide...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-30-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 20,662
Posted By laberj45
OMG.... I wish I had access to this Lehto's Law...

OMG.... I wish I had access to this Lehto's Law "Don't buy an RV" post before purchasing our 2017 Thor Miramar 34.3 with a defective full wall slide. Perhaps this post would have precipitated more...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-07-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By laberj45
slide issues

We also have lived the faulty slide system nightmare - forcing us to into an unwanted litigation fight. Read my story at rvintelguru.com
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-07-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,281
Posted By laberj45
Thor response

Not all stories are great in this area.... I had a miserable experience after my RV was delivered back to CT (sent for a major slide malfunction) with the issue still needing repair.

Read my...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-07-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,259
Posted By laberj45
Miramar slide issues

Hot water and refrigerator are things that can be fixed. Major QC issues going on at some of these RV plants. A faulty slide that drifts out while driving - and continues to do so after 4 repair...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-10-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,096
Posted By laberj45
Sorry to not be reassuring. but i was still in...

Sorry to not be reassuring. but i was still in my 1 yr warranty. Hence my lawsuit - breach of warrantee.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-10-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,096
Posted By laberj45
How have you guys made out with your repairs?

How have you guys made out with your repairs?
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-10-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,096
Posted By laberj45
bad slide - who's at fault?

Interesting..... Who's to blame? It's pretty simple. Essentiaslly, this is why I hired an attorney.... Because people can't be reasonable - and need courts to intervene.

As you may or may not...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-09-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,096
Posted By laberj45
seeking slide expert

Still looking for anyone with more than average experience with the Schwintek slide systems.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-09-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,096
Posted By laberj45
Schwintek full wall slide failure

These schwintek full slide systems are just a real bear to deal with! I wished I had saw posts like these before I bought..... No one should be dealing with issues like this....

Anyways.... ...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 08-06-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
Thor issues

You'll lose lots..... hang in there. Keep good records - and keep pressure on them. Get an attorney if you feel your warrantee has not been honored. thor responded to us pretty quickly when we...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 08-03-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 26,764
Posted By laberj45
7 months and counting..... learned that you have...

7 months and counting..... learned that you have to be patient and dilligent. Have to do homework too.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 08-03-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 26,764
Posted By laberj45
Not trying to scare.... I just wish i read all...

Not trying to scare.... I just wish i read all this stuff before i bought. You couldnt imagine the grief i have been through with Thor. I soooo wish we never bought a Thor with a full wall slide. ...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 08-03-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,220
Posted By laberj45
The 3Trax system had plenty of failures too. ...

The 3Trax system had plenty of failures too. They went from a 2 trac to a 3trax, and sure - it was supposed to make the customer feel good about "maintenance free" camping. But this is a small...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 07-26-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,220
Posted By laberj45
NOPE..... I appreciate you weighing in. But...

NOPE..... I appreciate you weighing in. But trust me, we tried everything. I even sent it back to Thor in Dec for them to diagnose it and repair it (over 1800 miles at their expense and 2 months...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 07-24-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By laberj45
Listen..... The RV industry has shown great...

Listen..... The RV industry has shown great profit over the last couple of years. Stockholders are not interested in our satisfaction. Build em' and push em' out the door for profit. They are...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-24-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
If the leveling system fails..... THEN THEY JUST...

If the leveling system fails..... THEN THEY JUST MIGHT START CALLING THEM STABILIZER JACKS. When my awning leaked like a siv.... The dealer said, "Its a sunshade, not an umbrella Jason....". ...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-24-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
If I were an RV manufacturer....... I would...

If I were an RV manufacturer....... I would simplify the slide mechanism and add a manual option. Slides got too big and weighty - and people are left with gigantic slide motoring issues - which...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-24-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,461
Posted By laberj45
well.... Are you satisfied? Just wondering?

well.... Are you satisfied? Just wondering?
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-24-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 668
Posted By laberj45
Calling all Lippert Schwintek slide experts

Looking to make contact with a slide expert who has expert knowledge of systems.
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-24-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
Have you ever heard of anyone going this route? ...

Have you ever heard of anyone going this route? To let a dealer sell you an RV for $117,000 that was incorrectly manufactured and sold to us is just wrong. Adding a recurring slide system that...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-23-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
full slide braces

They do not offer the braces any longer. The motor brakes are the only mechanism that keeps it shut. I'm thinking that there were probably many burnt out motors because of people forgetting about...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 07-23-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,128
Posted By laberj45
slide issues

I would be very careful with Thor's full wall slide system. Both the slide and Thor have been a major dissapointment for us. If you decide to purchase, make sure it is the same system that they...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-23-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
slide issues

I can't speak for all RVs. But our full wall slide in the 34.3 bunkhouse model came with 2 tracs. It was supposed to come with the 3TRAX system. Our slide has a lot of weight in it - and powered...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 07-23-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,849
Posted By laberj45
2017 Miramar 34.3 slide malfunction

Dave,

"Revoked acceptance" is the proper term I suppose...... We really haven't relinquished ownership. Not really sure who owns the RV right now from a technical point of view as we have been...
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