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    Time for new tires on my F150 and believe I should get LT tires since I tow a travel trailer that is close to the trucks capability.

    Hi, I am looking a new tires for my F150. Currently it has Wrangler fortitude tires 275/65r18 as the stock tire on the 2019 truck. While I rather like the ride and noise level of the tires, they have been prone to trailer sway since I "bumper pull" my RE275. I have found if I air them up to...
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    What do you use your rear -trailer mounted swing down rack to carry? I cant find many uses for it.

    Hi, I have for now removed my rear rack / tray on the back of my travel trailer. I had a couple reasons, 1. I wanted to increase tong weight 2. didn't yet have a neat spare tire cover. so I moved the tire to under the bed and removed the rear rack. this gave me about 150+ more pounds of tong...
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    Dometic 300 toilet with the dreaded internal leak to allow waste to pool inside the outer bowl and smell

    I have the Dometic 300 and it is less than a year old. It has a urine smell all the time, no matter how well we clean it. I ran up on some information on a past recall of 300's where the inner seal lets water come from inside the bowl to the outer bowl and settles there until it evaporates, and...
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    membrane under slide (exterior under floor) scratches through to the wood, fixes?

    The Membrane under our slide on the new camper has scratches on it if you are under the slide looking up at the bottom black area, where it was slid across screws and such while being assembled. I took it to the dealer and they had some thick "tape", at least 1/8 thick rubber sheets that they...
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    Is it possible to get a drawing for a specific heartland camper (new model) to know where the wires are routed?

    Hello, I have a new RE275 and during times of adding any devices, it would be good to know where the wires are routed, in case I wish to get a wire from the inside to the outside for example. with the covered belly, it is hard for me to guess where the wires are coming through the floor, or if...
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    Added old alarm panel and sensors to the RV, couldn't help myself. Go Control is the panel.

    Hi all, I recently upgraded my home security system and asked to keep the old parts. I looked at that panel on the table too long and decided it would work in the camper! I removed the cellular radio since it was no longer my active alarm panel. I deleted the sensors from the house. I added a...
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    General, can you leave slide out all the time?

    Just a general question, Recently bought a new camper RE275. I have one of those metal carports now that will hold the camper. I made it wide enough to open the slide (big slide for dinette and Livingroom couch). Is there any problem to open the slide inside the enclosure and just leave it open...
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    new suburban 3 burner cooktop and oven combo, burners appear normal flame but never boil a quart size pan of water

    HI, New camper here, Cant boil water on my stove! That is supposed to be the easy thing to do in a kitchen right? I have a brand new suburban cook top with oven. the flame appears normal blue green color, and a reasonable looking height. maybe a half inch high over the metal top of the burner...
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    Tires have rubbed the bottom of the trailer at some point on new Pioneer RE275

    Hi, I can get a picture if needed, but it is pretty straight forward, on my new camper I was underneath looking at something to do with the brakes and noticed tire tread marks - black streaks the width of the tires- on the shiny sheet metal above the wheels that protects against rocks and such...
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    axle full of water?

    hello. it appears my axles may be full of water. it appears to slosh out going around curves or hitting bumps through the holes where wires for brakes come out. 2 questions should i drill a small 1/4 hole in the bottom of the tube to drain the water? should i silicone the place where the...
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    new Pioneer camper with ventline? fan in bathroom, seal for the lid seems to be hard and leaks.

    Hi, nearly brand new camper, and I noticed my bathroom vent is leaking a little during hard rains. I tried tightening the knob that lowers the lid to seal it better, and still some tiny drops get by time to time. I then noticed the vynyl seal was kind of hard, not soft and squishy like i would...
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    baggage doors. what material is inside the new heartland baggage doors?

    i have had some issues with water getting inside the door. literally inside the door itelf. when i lift the door it comes out around the aluminum frame. i wonder if the door has wood or something inside the panel to be concerned about. my big door over the outside kitchen leaks rusty water out...
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    underbelly cloth inside the toilet drain?

    Hello all, I have a cloth inside the edge of my toilet drain pipe. it is only visible when the drain is open. it was there when new, and the camper is only a few months old. I took it in for repair (of other items and this was also on the list) and i was advised that is just part of the...
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    Had an accident with my new camper yesterday, I removed the door when i put the slide out.

    I had an accident yesterday. I checked all the doors and brought in the slide. all was normal. drove the camper home. when I got home I put the slide out. When the slide is in, the door in question is completely covered by the slide. my slide is within 2 inches of the cabinets at the rear of the...
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    Pulling my first camper and recognizing problems with "sway"

    hello, I am new to campers. I have a RE275. from what I understand now, this means the interior, or perhaps just the box outside is 27.5 feet and the Tung and bumper add on to be about 30 feet. it weighs around 7600 pounds plus some for cargo, which is not much right now other than the water...
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    Something is not right in the toilet drain

    Hello all! I was using my new pioneer camper last weekend and had a toilet stoppage. Not unusual i am sure and probably due to not yet understanding the proper amount of water flushes to waste ratio. However i did notice 2 things. 1. there is a foreign item in my pipe just below the toilet...
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    Adding a hitch for a second trailer to the back of a new heartland camper trailer?

    Hello, Is there a kit to add a small trailer hitch to the back of the camper (mine is a bumper pull 30 foot RE275 Pioneer) I want to be able to take a golf cart or similar item along for the ride. any suggestions? Thanks, Mark
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    General warranty question - What is structural warranty?

    I have a question about a new trailer, I see there is a 3 year structural warranty. What is included in this ? I assume the trailer frame, the walls, the roof. the roof liner? other items like plumbing, tanks, shower stall, slide motor, electrical wiring is that a year warranty? I understand...
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    overflow on fresh water on new campers or just the older or more expensive ones?

    Ok, I didn't want to hijack the thread where the guys were discussing a specific leak. I had to wonder do I have an overflow on my fresh water since I also have a vent pipe near the fill? I couldn't imagine why there would be an overflow and a vent pipe. when I fill, and leave the hose until...
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    How do you get Shower valve access on New pioneer re275

    Hi I have recently had mystery water in the floor on the wall behind my shower. However that could also have come from the slide that is also ajoining that same wall. I wanted to inspect the shower connections since everything else was also leaking and the nuts were not hand tight on any other...
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    New to Campers in general and new owner of Pioneer RE275

    Hello all, Please excuse my post and delete it if it is not the best place for this. First me and my wife have tent camped for over 20 years, around 2-4 times per year. we used to camp in the RV parks so we could use AC in the tent-lol. We finally bought our first camper. I am technically...
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    (Solved) Water heater pressurizing the system over the regulated pressure when heating from cold to hot

    Hi, (Hot water heater seems to pressurize my system to a high level) I did some searching and did not find this exact question. for the specifics, I am using a 40psi regulator, and I pressure tested it to see that it is functioning properly and not leaking in high pressure water. so that is...
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    My 2020 Pioneer Low Point drain is not the lowest point...

    Hi all, I noticed something of a curiosity, while inspecting the plumbing on my brand new pioneer RE275 I found the low point drains are not the lowest point, let me explain (and yes I understand how syphoning works) The run of piping comes across the floor going up to the kitchen sink, then to...
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    Recommended permanent ladder for new pioneer travel trailer.

    Hi new to campers. I just bought a 2021 pioneer re275 camper trailer. It didn't come with a ladder to get on top. 1 can you safely walk on top? 2. Where would you mount the ladder3 what ladder is recommended? Thought this would be useful to clear leaves from slide and such. Thanks. Mn
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    New owner and have slide questions.

    Hi, My first camper. it is a new pioneer 2021 with a large slide. When I retract the slide it fits perfectly on the outside, however while retracted i noticed it is more than an inch above the main floor. This is causing a big sag in the slide floor from the weight of the furniture and even one...
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    Hi, Brand new owner of 2021 Pioneer re275 and I cant find the bypass valves ??

    Hello, I am new as well as this is my first camper and Have several plumbing questions regarding winterizing for the new camper I just bought: I searched some here but didn't see the exact question so feel free to move my questions to the best place. 1. where is the water heater bypass valves...
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