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Winnebago RV Customers Lose Bid to Reinstate Defect Claims

June 3, 2020, 6:30 PM

A Colorado couple who say their 2016 Winnebago Era RV had an inoperable GPS and furnace, screens falling off windows, and other problems failed to convince the Tenth Circuit to reinstate warranty and consumer protection claims against Winnebago Industries Inc.

Dallas Vaughn Platt and Deborah Ann Platt didn’t comply with the terms of the company’s warranty because they didn’t bring the vehicle to Winnebago after a dealer’s repair attempts were unsuccessful, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit said Wednesday.

And a brochure’s description of the RV as a “pure joy” to drive with “legendary construction standards” can’t...

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