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Forest River Rpod Problems I have been holding off submitting this to the forum until I heard back from the dealer (PoulsboRV) and Forest River. On October 22, 2017 we purchased a brand new 2017 Rpod 180RB for our trip to Palm Springs.  I immediately found some things...
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Anonymous
E. Pattschull

Thank you for taking the time to report on the RPod. I was in the market and actively search for a 180...until now. Apparently quality is lacking and I'll best spend my retire...

Anonymous
Frank

Was going to buy one before reading this. Thanks for the warning.

1.7
I didn't like
  • Customer service and refusal to authorize warranty work
#1021995

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Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
Forest River - Undersized Axles!!!
We bought a 2013 Forest River Cherokee pull behind trailer and took one trip in it and when we were on our way back home we stopped and noticed our tires were twisting. When we got to a near by gas station we saw that the tires were balding already and we had only...
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Anonymous
TZ

I think it's time for a class action lawsuit. Dry and Empty, our trailer weighs in at 7,800lbs. Each of the 2 axels are rated at 3,500lbs. Dry and Empty, we are overweight. We...

Anonymous
Anonymous

This undersized axle needs to be replaced the the Department of Transportation Safety Office. It might need to be a recall action.

#483070
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
Forest River - 2017 Sandpiper Gone BAD ALL OVER
We bought our 378FB in September 2016. Before it could ever be delivered it was kept two extra weeks for a rear panel delamination issue. We pleaded for a new unit since that's what we bought but were assured it would be perfect when we got it. HUGE mistake. The day...
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Anonymous
Susan Hollenbeck

When we bought ours , we took it camping. The refrigerator was broke. We took it back. They were having a hard time finding a refrigerator. Dealing with the manufacture. It wa...

dbcj3847_34
dbcj3847_34

I'm actually filling a lawsuit on my new 2017 Class C from Forest River. My attorney would be more than happy to talk to you. I'm in Orlando FL. Message me if your interested.

#1035118
Forest River Work and Play nothing but Junk!!
Forest River Work and Play nothing but Junk!!
Forest River Work and Play nothing but Junk!!
Wow...I really don't know where to begin with the nightmare that you both have put us through, so I'll start at the beginning. January 10, 2014 we ordered a 2014 Forest River Work and Play 40FK from Lazydays RV in Seffner Florida. Our salesman was Jim Jones. We chose...
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Anonymous
ken H

Typical marketing, and ripoff by our american RV industry.

Anonymous
Donna Banbury

Please let us know the outcome. I am not surprised at all with the workmanship - we took outer RV to Campung World to replace the lighted mirror in the bathroom - went to pi...

1.0
I liked
  • Trailor layout
I didn't like
  • Craftsmanship has suffered from the start
#785905
Forest River - Refused Warranty Repair for my Roof
In January of 2016 we sold our house and purchased a 5th wheel RV from Buddy Gregg. The sales experience was a good one with lots of promises such as the best service in the area and free lifetime membership to their small RV park in front of the store. We were very...
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awilsonsebbo_12
awilsonsebbo_12

I would be curious as to who gave you your refund? Forest River or the RV dealer.Thank you.

3.0
I liked
  • Quality of the interior
I didn't like
  • No insulation under the coach for winter months
  • Warranty resolution
  • Quality of cable runs under the 5th wheel
#1067370
I purchased a 2015 FR 3 Class A Motorhome 5 weeks ago and it has been in the shop almost the entire time since I drove it home. The front end was shaking and it was hard to keep it in the road. I was told it was normal. The dealer was no help and when I called Forest...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I'm looking at a 2017 fr3 not sure I want one after reading these complaints regardless of whether they were resolved or not

Anonymous
Anonymous

Thank you!!! This is good to know as I have been thinking of purchasing a Berkshire 34QS, but with complaints like these, I'll take my business elsewhere.

1.8
I liked
  • Looks and the floor plan
I didn't like
  • Quality control
  • Customer service
  • Poor dealer warranty
#591281
Purchased a 2014 Palomino Columbus at the end of Jan and have continued to have problems with this unit. 1. Drawer in bedroom wouldn't close 2. Wood trim coming loose on the living room slide 3. Residential refrigerator was not secured from factory properly causing it...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I had a similar issue with the floor, they fixed it at the factory and it no longer sags but the workmanship is so bad, my walls also cracked so the factory had to replace bot...

Anonymous
Anonymous

We also purchased a 2013 385 BHS and have had problems from day one. It has been back to the factory once and is going back again. The first trip involved floor replacement, a...

2.0
Melrose, Florida
I didn't like
  • Quality
#559860
I have a 2018 Vibe, which is a 38-foot travel trailer manufactured by Forest River. We bought this lemon new in July 2017 and have discovered that Forest River just does not care if you are a "happy camper." Here are some of the problems we have experienced: * Clogged...
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Anonymous
Don C

Hi, I also have the same issue and would be interested in this lawsuit. I have a 2015 Vibe and the thing has been junk since I bought it. I have had it to have multiple repair...

Anonymous
LaDonna A

I have a new one also with same problems . Here is my email to get in touch . I have had Forest River called and lied on what they would do . I have docamented all of it . I h...

1.0
I didn't like
  • Poor customer service
  • Terrible quality control
#1168350
Forest River - Poor workmanship
Forest River - Poor workmanship
Forest River - Poor workmanship
#FORESTRIVER CHECK OUT THIS WORKMAN SHIP BY FOREST RIVER. We own a 2013 Vibe by FOREST RIVER. We are very picky on our unit and keep maintenance up to a T. Recently the floor started sinking giving you that feel of softness where the vents were located. When flooring...
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1.0
I liked
  • Very unhappy
I didn't like
  • Poor quality control
  • Product quality
#1038283

Contact Forest River

Mailing Address:
Forest River, Inc.
P.O. Box 3030
Elkhart, Indiana 46515-3030
USA
Phone:
(574) 537-8016
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We purchased our FR Wildcat 35WB in March'17. After one summer of use, it developed a very large soft spot in the floor. When we took the camper in for repairs, FR denied our repair claim stating that all campers have soft spots above the holding tanks. After...
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Anonymous
Jim Jones

I purchased a 2017 Wildcat 28SGX back in August 2016. About a year later we noticed sagging/spongy floors as well. I have approximately 6-7 very soft/spongy spots on the floor...

StainedSeaSquirt
StainedSeaSquirt

Forest River is terrible!

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