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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tsunami Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Sep 2012 at 6:54pm
I do believe that an earlier post talked about a recall installation going into the rear of the Pod and then back into the shell.  The wiring comes down beneath the vinyl seam strip, so at some point the wiring has to penetrate the shell to tap into the rear light wires.  My dealer never penetrated the inner wall...just ran the wires laterally to the light assembly in the wall.
I think dealers found a much better and faster method of running the wires without going into the interior.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HuronSailor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Sep 2012 at 10:43am
Originally posted by tsunami tsunami wrote:

My dealer never penetrated the inner wall...just ran the wires laterally to the light assembly in the wall.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote IPodAlong Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Sep 2012 at 9:11pm
I've read these posts on the recall for awhile now.  I bought my RPod from another individual so I thought it's probable that I won't get a letter.  I sent Susan an email with relevant information (vin #, etc.) in hopes that she could help me get the parts needed and work with me on someone in the area to do the install.  Haven't received any reply; sent it about a month ago.  (BTW, Susan was very good on helping with a defective propane regulator when I contacted her last fall.)  I should probably pick up the phone and call.  In my case, is contacting Forest River directly the proper avenue to take? 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tink Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Sep 2012 at 10:19pm
It never hurts to give Susan a call. She has never let me down and usually goes above and beyond!!

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What is Susan at FR email address?
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Originally posted by this_is_nascar this_is_nascar wrote:

What is Susan at FR email address?
 
Her address is sthornberg@forestriverinc.com but she may be on vacation or something. She hasn't been responding to any of my emails and she's usually very good about doing that.
 
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Spoiler had been installed on my used 2011 Pod. Tried getting fender lights from Forest River. Gave up on them. Bought red and amber rectangular led lights at NAPA. Installed them myself and wired them in to side marker lights. Total cost of lights, wire and wire anchors approximately $45.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote kymooses Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 Oct 2013 at 10:04pm
Originally posted by Eubank44 Eubank44 wrote:

Spoiler had been installed on my used 2011 Pod. Tried getting fender lights from Forest River. Gave up on them. Bought red and amber rectangular led lights at NAPA. Installed them myself and wired them in to side marker lights. Total cost of lights, wire and wire anchors approximately $45.


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