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Voted Most Helpful Review 2017 Forest River Wildcat Maxx 262RGX

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Love the look, the colors and how it tows. We hate the lack of quality from shelves falling down in kitchen to the super cheap 10,000 mile no brand name tires they put on the rig. Our shower walls came off. Sawdust falls and piles on the night stands and behind the tv. You can see daylight thru slide glides when closed up. (Hence we got a mouse traveling the slide guide)Daylight shows thru cracks in door frame also. Windows do not open properly. Stove wouldn't light. Stair panels fell off. Holding tank has pressure issues. Most complaints not covered under "warranty" and dealer we purchased from charges $140 an hour shop rate. $43,000 should have been $13,000 based on lack of quality & workmanship. Dealer installed vent guards blew off. All this within 4 trips. No children involved. Forest River should be sending customers surveys. They do not however. Dealer doesn't care to hear complaints geared towards Forest River quality.
- , Washington

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Oct 31, 2017 2017 Forest River Wildcat Maxx 28RBX

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We purchased a brand new Wildcat Maxx because of the quality and the headroom. Biggest mistake. We took it on its first hour at very excited about it. Our first issue was with the trailer brakes they quit working because of faulty wiring. Then the water pump was faulty and flooded the trailer. The shower door assembly came apart and was unusable. There was a propane leak and the ladder on the back was broke and the front door broke. Lift shocks under the bed storage came unhinged. I was shocked at the amount of safety features that were carelessly assembled. Warranty and customer service is USELESS to say the least we were blown off several times. I guess this is what you get for spending $50,000. Thanks Forest River for sticking us with a piece of junk! You should be ashamed of yourself for pawning these trailers on the American people.
- , California

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Oct 15, 2017 2016 Forest River Wildcat Maxx 282RK

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We have had this RV for approximately six months four and a half months it's been in the shop and has to go in again. Forest River does not build quality.! I can't recommend buying one for the few reasons listed below. This thing literally falls apart going down the road, sometimes simply setting in the RV Park.The awning has fallen off almost completely. Because they didn't put in the required amount of screws into the header,the toilet was not attached to the floor properly and actually moved back and forth a full 4 inches its broken cracked, and leaking wasn't attached correctly to begin with to the floor. It looks nice it's this late edition but it's cheap cheap Cheep! Nothing but problems with both slide outs, closet wardrobe doors fell off completely pulled out of the ceiling because they used two screws to hold the headrail track instead of 6, window seal in kitchen coming out there's a drip from one of the holding tanks underneath the rig, Receptacle in the kitchen smokes when you plug in the toaster, kitchen chair broke, fresh water holding tank drain valve stuck open, fantastic vent in bathroom squeaks. This is a brand new trailer folks we just purchased 6 months ago today state is 10/15/2017, and this is just a few of the problems we've had every time we get it back from service and go out something else breaks accepting the toilet that which is now broke three times. What we need here is a class action lawsuit after I see all the other poor reviews for Forest River. Warren Buffett you should be ashamed of yourself. I will never buy another Forest product. Warren Buffett you're on notice I will never do business with anything your name attached to it again. No more Duracell batteries or See's candy on my. I've owned many different RVs over my lifetime I have never owned a Forest River before and I've never had nearly 1/4th of the problems that I've had with this Wildcat Maxx RV from Forest River. The name definitely goes on before the quality goes in your products. Please don't disappoint yourself don't by Forest River there are plenty other quality products out there,ie skyline,lance, do your homework Google what brand of trailer or RV your about to buy before you buy Google their name and reviews. FOREST RIVER PRODUCTS WE BOYCOTT U UNTIL YOUR QUALITY GO UP.
- , California

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Oct 15, 2017 2016 Forest River Wildcat Maxx 282RK

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So many problems with this RV I can't list them all after 48 years of rving and owning this Forest River I'm ready to pack it in sale everything and start will telling it wherever I go. Never had so many problems with an RV before I've owned about 12 in my lifetime. Forest River sells garbage I will pass the word on, it's what's going to be written on the back of mine before the week is out. Don't by Forest River do yourself a favor
- , California

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Oct 07, 2017 2013 Forest River Wildcat Maxx 27RLS

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This trailer pulls really well and is fairly simple to use. There is plenty of storage and it sits up high enough that you can take it plenty of places. Its built to be light. The ceiling is plenty tall for the average person as well.
- , Oregon

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