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Old 09-20-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
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Parts for sunline travel trailer

Since Sunline has closed its doors where are we to get parts for our trailers. The Rv dealer where I bought my 2004 says this could be a problem should I need a part..any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..thanks
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:07 AM   #2
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Don't say SUNLINE.....90% + is generic, well known mfg.'s parts. or easily matched from most RV supply catalogs.

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PS Since you're in OC, MD (yes, he does work at the beach) and your dealer is balking already, call:

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Pat has repacked our wheel bearings, adjusted our slide, inspected and resealed the roof, replaced the convertor, installed a maxx air vent cover and fixed a floor issue to include installing a new laminate floor, never a problem with finding parts and all done in our driveway!!
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:30 AM   #3
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Since Sunline has closed its doors where are we to get parts for our trailers. The Rv dealer where I bought my 2004 says this could be a problem should I need a part..any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..thanks
Ditto! Except for the floor plan and the walls, there is not much that is Sunline specific in these units. All of the appliances, fittings, parts, and pieces are RV industry standard items that can be easily matched and replaced. The entire running gear is standard AL-Ko or Dexter or another common brand. Axles, brakes, bearings, wheels and tires are all common items.

Don't tell anyone at an RV parts counter that you need to fix the fridge in a Sunline as they'll just get a glazed look in their eyes and fixate on the fact that Sunline is out of business. Instead tell them you need to fix a Dometic 2452 or whatever model you have.

Your RV dealer should know better. When he says getting parts could be a problem, he really means, "Buy a new TT from me." Getting parts is NOT a problem (even for the older units for the most part.) It burns me that dealers do this instead of being fair and honest.
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We are looking for the lighted assist handle for the door on a 1986 model Sunline. The lens have all been broken. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated
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where can i find 16x16 vent covers
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where can i find 16x16 vent covers
We've answered this many, many times before.

They are RV industry standard components. Most of your Sunline is made up of industry standard components. There is nothing Sunline unique about them.

Take the broken cover off and bring it with you to any RV dealer. They will either have it in stock or be able to order one for you with no problems.

Just don't mention Sunline. I've explained why in dozens of previous threads.
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I just got this sun line new to this

I just got a camper and I'm in desperate need of landing gear crank it's a 1989 5 th wheel where can I find. This crank thank you guys
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I just got a camper and I'm in desperate need of landing gear crank it's a 1989 5 th wheel where can I find. This crank thank you guys
There's no need to post the question in more than one sub-forum. Once will do. That keeps all the answers and discussion in one place.

The landing gear is made by Lippert or another RV component supplier, and is commonly used in fivers throughout the market by many RV manufacturers. It's not unique to Sunlines just as all the other components and appliances in our rigs are not made by Sunline. If you look at the mechanism closely, you might be able to find the manufacturer's name. Take a picture of the area where the crank handle should attach and go to an RV dealership that has a decent parts and accessories department. They should be able to match it up for you. Just make sure you can return it if it's not the right fit.
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We are looking for the lighted assist handle for the door on a 1986 model Sunline. The lens have all been broken. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated
Have any friends with a 3D printer?

These handles are basically impossible to find and very often broke. So you aren't alone.
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I just purchased a 2001 T260SR and am loving it. It is in great shape but my issue is I only have one set of keys. I went to Lowes and got copies of the Hatch keys. I can order the main door key from Ebay (CF310) but the bedroom key is different and has no code on it. How can I tell what key code it is or are all model numbered keyed the same?
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I just purchased a 2001 T260SR and am loving it. It is in great shape but my issue is I only have one set of keys. I went to Lowes and got copies of the Hatch keys. I can order the main door key from Ebay (CF310) but the bedroom key is different and has no code on it. How can I tell what key code it is or are all model numbered keyed the same?
Hi Debi,

It sounds like your bedroom key is already a copy. In rare cases, Sunline was able to match up two like-keyed doors on the production line and make a trailer have the same ones. Most two door trailers do have different keys for each door, and no, keys are not common between models. What you got was just what was randomly picked off the pallet, unless they were able to match up two like ones.

Do you still have your complete owner's manual? If your manual has the appliance ID sheet in it, that lists out all the appliance model numbers and serial numbers, the key codes should be written on the bottom there. It might just have the numbers, but since your main key is a CF code, the other probably is too.

You have a Tri-mark lockset with the gold key with round black plastic head? When Sunline moved to FIC locksets, FIC puts a sticker on the lockset internals with the key code, but I'm not aware that Trimark did that.
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The bedroom key is a square black FIC key with half moon cutout. It has a shorter shank than the front door key. I am the 2nd owner and have the 4" owners manual in the trailer. I will have to look for the appliance sheet.
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The bedroom key is a square black FIC key with half moon cutout. It has a shorter shank than the front door key. I am the 2nd owner and have the 4" owners manual in the trailer. I will have to look for the appliance sheet.
Hmm, I'm surprised the FIC key doesn't have the key number on the key shaft then.

But, there's good news in this.

Open your entry door, take a phillips screwdriver and remove the four chrome screws that hold the inside handle on. Then pull out on the whole thing, the inner plate will come off. The outside part is still attached from the side of the door, so you don't need to worry about it falling out.

Once the inside handle is off, you should see a yellow sticker somewhere on the back of the lockset, that has the key code on it. Just give FIC a call with that number, and they can sell you all the keys you want for it. Also, they can sell you a new lockset with the same key number for your other door, if you want to key them alike. I think they can just sell lock cylinders too, if your other door is also an FIC, and those are a lot cheaper.

Reinstalling the inside handle is easy, just make sure the deadbolt lock lever is lined up with the flat spot to fit back on and that the inside release handle is in/closed, so that it fits into the mating part of the lockset correctly. Then just get all four screws lined up and started and tighten them down.
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Used parts for sale?

Is there an area on the group that folks can post parts for sale? I'm looking not selling.
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