Since it's typically rare to see anyone not complaining about their TT in most forums, I thought I would share this. We took our new 2015 265RBSS out for it's first real trip last week. We ventured to Memphis for some blues and BBQ and stayed at the Memphis Jellystone RV Resort which I highly recommend. Back to the FF though, when de-winterizing for this trip, I found that the slide would not go out. One side was moving out normally and the other side would move an inch or two then both would stop. I accessed the slide controller under the bathroom sink and it was flashing the code for "Hall Sensor Shorted". I removed the connectors leading to the motors and checked the wires with a multimeter and found neither of them to be shorted.
I then was gradually able to move the slide out far enough to get to the seal on the offending side and pull it down enough to access the motor. There are a number of youtube videos on how to remove/replace these motors on the Schwintek/Lippert slideouts including one on the Lippert website. Once I had access to the motor, I found that 2 of the sensor wires on the motor harness had broken off right where they were stripped back for soldering to the little circuit board for the Hall Effect sensor. Most likely due to being cut too deeply when they were stripped. Since my dealer is 250 miles away, I called Lippert and was able to arrange a replacement to be sent to me. It took less than an hour to replace and now the slide operates perfectly and I still have the old motor which I repaired for a spare.
With all of that said, everything else on the FF worked flawlessly on the trip! There were no surprises and the systems all worked as expected. The one change we made was to replace the shower head with a Oxygenics Body Spa unit which is excellent! I'm not a fan of campground showers especially when this trailer has a really nice shower and large bathroom. I was able to take a relatively normal shower and did not even run out of hot water although I didn't tarry long in there, just got it done. Overall, our experience with this new TT has been great and the one problem I did have was easily dealt with and did not affect our trip at all. Chalk one up for FF and an apparently good job by our dealer Holman RV in prepping this unit for us. Good experience!