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Old 02-08-2022, 07:49 PM   #1
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Brake in Period?

Hey so Picking up My 2021 Voltage 3635 Tomorrow, going to take it on its first trip in 2 days. What do I need to look at, insure works, doesn't leak, or tighten my first time out? Here is what I'm thinking what else do I need to look at other then the list below

I've been looking for a blog for this specific thing and I've not found one so lets start it here.

Basics of what I've done already:
Tire pressures
Running lights
Power to slides and all interior lights

TO DO's:
Septic system closed, and capped
pressurize the potable water system to local pressure
fill tanks
empty tanks
check for leaks
insure battery connections are tight
look for possible power drains from the battery
Look over Solar panels and insure secured properly
all hatch covers, and doors closed and latched/ locked.
fill propane and Unleaded tanks as appropriate

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Old 02-09-2022, 02:13 AM   #2
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Check all tank gauges including fuel caddy. Make sure fridge runs cold during the day and when loaded. Get familiar with all switches especially the unlabeled ones. Check all tire pressures when cold and check them at each fuel stop at least the first few trips.

Get familiar with thermostats for hvac. Learn zones and which ones have furnace. On my 3305 zone 1 is main living area and furnace. Zone 2 is bedroom. I don’t have a unit for the garage. My units are cross ducted too so there is residual air flow from either zone to the other but primarily they are as described above.

Also be real careful on driveways as the back of the trailer scrapes very easily as it is low. Take angled approaches as often as possible.

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Old 02-09-2022, 12:54 PM   #3
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Go through the pre delivery checklist BEFORE you take possession.

Congratulations and welcome to the forum!
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Old 02-12-2022, 04:21 PM   #4
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Hit the windows with hose make sure they don’t
Leak and are sealed correctly. Otherwise go with what
Frank said.
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Old 02-12-2022, 09:19 PM   #5
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First run items

Also bring a tube of construction adhesive. Most of the interior trim will fall off on the maiden run.
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Old 02-12-2022, 10:53 PM   #6
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What Frank said, plus you probably got China bomb tires I had one blow out before 10,000 miles. I bought tire monitors to watch temperature and pressure. I also bought heavier tires, made in Viet Nam. I had one jack (that lift the front of trailer) slide up hitting the floor. Some body mentioned the ion this blog. I had one wheel bearing fail losing a tire. I replaced all wheel bearings with American bearings. I repack wheel bearings every year. If you can I would go back and read every post on this blog. I could gone on about the cable going to the valves the fall in time. I like my rig you just needed to pay attention. Good luck.

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