Jump to content

Any Pitfalls to Watch For?


Recommended Posts

We have been RV-less since an accident last summer. We now have the opportunity to purchase a 2002 Fleetwood Revolution motorhome at what I think is a very reasonable price. My question is: are there any known problems with the Revolution model? This one has had some upgrades installed and appears to have been very well taken care of. It currently in use and is stored inside when not being used.


Need to know anything else, I'll do the best I can.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Condition is everything when you buy one that experienced. But the only two Revolution owners that I know have both been quite satisfied. Just keep in mind that it has been in use long enough that no matter how well it was built it could be damaged and no matter how badly built it might now be repaired. I would plan to spend hours going through it and might pay for a professional to do an inspection, especially a diesel mechanic.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I highly recommend purchasing an extended service contract, with seals and gaskets rider, if you buy an older MH. I did, to-date it has almost paid-out the total price of the contract and I still have 14 months remaining on the contract. No claims whatsoever on the chassis part, all on the coach/house part.

For instance, my outside rearview mirrors are electric remote and heated. Both failed within 3 months of purchase. The ESC replaced both @ $1,300 ea. including labor, shipping and tax.

We looked a Fleetwood Expedition -until I found out it had a rebuilt title. It looked great inside and out, but__.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I've got the Revolution LE. It has a different chassis and a Cat engine but the inside is the same. Ours is in our opinion, one of the best RVs we could have found. I think the 2003 only has 3 jacks and a Cummins engine, but that should not be a stopping point.

If the price is right, and the condition good, it is a good coach.

2005 Fleetwood Revolution LE 38X Cat C9

Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

RVers Online University


Our program provides accurate individual wheel weights for your RV, toad, and tow vehicle, and will help you trim the pounds if you need to.

Dish For My RV.

RV Cable Grip

RV Cable Grip

All the water you need...No matter where you go

Country Thunder Iowa

Nomad Internet

Rv Share

RV Air.

Find out more or sign up for Escapees RV'ers Bootcamp.

Advertise your product or service here.

The Rvers- Now Streaming

RVTravel.com Logo

  • Create New...