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31  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: A New Banging Sound After Year #6 - Dead Center In The Headliner Area on: September 13, 2013, 06:24:55 pm
You're right, Ron--as we've said over and over on this forum, the PC after sale service is almost beyond belief.  When I drove into the factory unannounced with the noise in my 2350 cap, they immediately started working on finding the problem and fixing it.  It took several hours and 2 people working non-stop until they did get it fixed.  When I tell people about this experience, they're amazed I didn't have to make an appointment and wait several days to get it fixed.   
32  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Inductive stovetop anyone? on: September 12, 2013, 04:44:06 pm
We bought an inductive stovetop from Camping World when they were on sale, and our experience with it has been great.  Wife's only comment was why didn't we get one sooner.  We use it inside the PC and outside when camping.  Just remember you can't use pots that magnets don't stick to (or to which magnets don't stick in case my old English teacher reads this).
33  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: First Impressions 2552 on: September 10, 2013, 10:10:51 am
The popping of the left arm when being extended is normal.  I was told it's because the PC side is curved and the awning is built for a flat surface. 
34  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: A New Banging Sound After Year #6 - Dead Center In The Headliner Area on: September 07, 2013, 11:33:19 pm
Yes, my 2350 was only a few months old when the noise started.  The noise was actually a creaking noise--the rubbing of the cap against the metal cab.  THe repair job lasted the next 2 years I had the PC, so they did a good job fixing it.
35  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: A New Banging Sound After Year #6 - Dead Center In The Headliner Area on: September 07, 2013, 11:56:23 am
Ron, on my 2010 2350, the cap started making a rattling noise.  By the time I got from AZ to the factory, it had become a VERY loud noise.  They took out the cabinets and put in additional screws in the cap/cab.  It took them about 4 hours and many more screws/test drives before the rattle stopped.  Hope that's not your problem, because it was quite a job getting it fixed. 
36  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 22, 2013, 10:47:17 pm
Don't have a picture, but what I did was take the door off the hinge and epoxy the broken piece back together.  After it dried, I put the door back on the pin hinge and filled the open void in the door piece with epoxy.  After it dried, I painted it black.  Didn't have a problem with the repaired door, but I did trade it in the next year so don't know the longevity of the repair.  One thing I should point out, the door insert that PC puts in the decorative front slip of the door is VERY heavy.  That could also contribute to the breaking door part.  The replacement door was light (weight) until I put the decorative piece back in the door front.  All in all, be happy, don't worry...
37  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 22, 2013, 10:05:13 am
Tom, as noted earlier, the plastic piece that breaks is  on the fridge door, not the hinge bracket and pin attached to the fridge frame.  The door piece broke on my prior 2007 and 2010 PCs.  Maybe they changed the design in 2013, but my current 2012 has the same plastic door part that breaks.  The epoxy fix worked on the second break on my 2010 PC, so I now travel with epoxy "just in case".
38  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 21, 2013, 02:14:53 pm
Sparky, unless you have a totally different fridge, the metal part is the pin.  The molded plastic piece on the door is the part that breaks.  That's why I'm surprised there is a repair kit.  Norcold sends you a complete door when the part breaks.
39  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 10, 2013, 04:01:58 pm
It's not only the older pc's that have the hinge problem.  The hinge broke on my 2010 twice: the first was the original door that came with the fridge, the second was the hinge on the replacement door from Norcold they sent me in 2011.  The door on my current 2012 looks identical to the one on my prior 2 pc's.
40  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Driver's Seat power problem on: August 08, 2013, 11:00:21 pm
The Ford chasis is delivered with a plastic seat bolted in place for the driver and no seat in the passenger side.  PC puts the final seats in, so they're not covered under the Ford warranty.
41  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 07, 2013, 10:23:02 pm
I keep seeing references to a fix kit.  Not sure how that would work on our doors since the hinge is molded into the door.  Are you sure this fix isn't for a different fridge than PC installs?
42  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Problems with Norcold refrigerator door on: August 06, 2013, 07:33:18 pm
I have had two hinge breaks at different times on our previous 2350.  The first was under warranty, and Norcold sent me a new door without any questions (they've had so many break, they expect claims).  The second happened when the warranty had expired, and they in so many words told me to bad--buy a new door.  Instead, I epoxied the hinge back on the door, and it worked fine.  They're aware of the design defect, but won't do anything to correct it.  If I had a hinge with a hairline crack, I'd call and tell them the hinge broke to get the new door--because it will break.  They don't want the old door back.
43  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: I spent the afternoon in the storage cabinet of my 2350 on: July 14, 2013, 11:20:12 pm
You asked what size accumulator tank I used and where I put it.  I can't remember the size, but it was the largest of the 2 that Home Depot sells.  I took out the bass speaker under the bed, built a cradle and strapped the tank in.  The speaker was too loud when one person was listening to surround sound and the other was in bed, so it wasn't missed.  Someone else asked about access to the pump--the bed board on my PC was cut in half--the head board piece was screwed down, the foot board piece was not so it was easy to gain access.  The space on my current 2552 was more limited, so I had to use the smaller tank.  Both tanks significantly reduced the pump noise and run time.  Installation was simple and inexpensive--two things I like.
44  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: I spent the afternoon in the storage cabinet of my 2350 on: July 13, 2013, 09:42:58 pm
On my previous 2350 and current 2552, I installed an expansion tank that took care of the water pump noise--lot cheaper than replacing the pump.  I also had the water backflow and black gunk in the 2350 water fill/overflow tubes.  I replaced both tubes taking the sag out of each correcting those conditions.
45  Main Forum / General Discussion / Re: Propane/carbon monoxide detector on: July 12, 2013, 11:46:13 pm
There was another string on this forum about this problem.  My detector had the same problem last year, and PC sent me a replacement.  A couple months ago, the same problem occurred on the replacement detector.  The only way to quiet the signal is to disconnect it.  I will buy a different brand this time instead of replacing a bad one with another potential bad one.
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