Arctic Fox 22G trailer is famous for off-roading because its unique and strong chassis can easily withstand bumps from the road and cannot break.
Common problems with Arctic Fox 22G include failure of electric jacks, thin shower floor area, warping of cabinet doors, poor sink drains, and crooked glass top. Moreover, these are not fancy, heavier, loose spare tire brackets, and misaligned slide-outs.
People do not want to buy these trailers because of premature oxidation on the front end due to exposure to water. They treated the front end with paint, waxing, and antirust sprays but could not get a satisfactory result.
|Arctic Fox 22G Problems||Solutions|
|Failure of electric jacks||Check wires of electric jacks|
|Thin floor in the shower area||Add more layers of plywood|
|Poor drain of the sink||Clean drains using boiling water|
|Warping of cabinet doors||Replace cabinet doors or sand them|
|Crooked glass of stovetop||Balance glass top with small wood piece|
|Shaking of spare tire bracket||Tighten the screws of the mounting brackets|
|Fireplace issues||Inspect the electric connection of fireplaces|
|Misaligned slide out||Clean the sliding mechanism|
|Misaligned windows||Lubricate sliding racks|
|Heavier and not fancy||Add luxurious furniture and accessories|
Failure of electric jacks
These are the electronically controlled equipment and receive power from the battery of the trailers to higher or raise the frame.
These can electronically raise the front end for attachment and detachment with the towing vehicle. In addition, these jacks are also beneficial for adjusting the height while storing accessories.
Sometimes these jacks fail to perform their function due to interruptions in the power supply and faulty internal components.
The damaged and frayed wiring of electric jacks produces short circuits in them and causes their fuse to blow out, and these cannot work.
You can protect the jacks from failure by using the proper electricity supply and inspecting their wires and fuses. In addition, the appropriate maintenance and lubrication of its parts are necessary for smooth working.
Thin floor in the shower area
The floor in the bathroom area is thin as compared to the overall interior. These can get damaged when you step on the floor due to less strength.
It contains a thin plywood layer that can creak when you put a load on them. Furthermore, constant water exposure from the showers can damage these thin floors and weaken them.
The water also seeps into the inner membrane and causes the rotting of wood. You can resolve the problem by adding a thick plywood layer to resist the person’s weight.
Add a plastic sheet on their top to make it thick and more resistant. Avoid harsh cleaners and wet mops because they can damage the thin plywood layer.
Poor drain of the sink
The sink drains become clogged because of the absence of p-trap covers in the Arctic Fox 22G. The open holes cause the tiny food particles to enter the drain pipe and clog them.
The sink drains also clog due to the soap scum of dishwashing detergent. In addition, greases and oils from the utensils narrow the drain lines and cause water movement issues.
Food parties like coffee grounds and rice swell in water, making the blockage severe. However, you can fix it by using the sink covers to protect food particles from entry into draining pipes.
Moreover, flush the draining pipes with vinegar and baking soda. Run the boiling water through sink drains to unclog the pipes.
Warping of cabinet doors
Warping wooden cabinet doors means changing their shape and structure due to contraction and expansion mechanisms.
These can also cause an issue in their proper closing because of their uneven shape. In addition, wood cabinets absorb water from nearby sources, which can lead to humidity differences.
The moisture content of the wood increases as compared to the environment and causes the wooden cabinet doors to swell and change shape.
Warping and twisting of cabinet doors mainly occur in kitchen areas and areas near the bathroom.
Both areas have high moisture content, and wood can absorb them and change their shape. You can fix the issue by sanding the doors to change their shape and repainting them.
You can replace the doors if their structure is destroyed completely and you cannot fix them with sanding.
Crooked glass of stovetop
The stove contains a glass top, which can crack easily because of the thin sheet of glass. Moreover, glass cannot resist heat and can break easily.
The heat from the stones makes them weak, and these can crook easily. The cooking or changing in its shape occurs due to exposure to heat during cooking.
The crooked glass issue is also the manufacturing fault because people find it when they get the new trailer straight from the market.
You cannot put the utensils on them because of their sliding shape, and these can fall on the ground. You can fix it by reinstalling the glass sheets.
You can also add a small piece of wood or rubber material to level their surface for the placement of utensils.
Shaking of spare tire bracket
The spare tire is in these trailers so you can change them in emergencies. These tires are attached with mounting brackets for proper fastening.
Sometimes these mounting brackets become loose and start to shake during off-roading tours. Moreover, loose screws also increase the shaking of brackets.
The weight of the spare tires loosens these brackets, which can vibrate when you drive. You can find this issue when you hear a rattling and vibrating sound from the rear end.
Check the fixing of the mounting brackets and tighten their screws. It is also better to ensure these are appropriately attached to the trailer frame.
Many people complain that fireplaces stop working in winter, which makes their survival difficult in the cold weather.
These are electric equipment, and issue in them occurs due to loss of power supply. Sometimes all the switches are turned on, but these do not provide heat.
The heat cannot come from the failure of the thermostat and its component. You cannot turn fireplaces on when the remote’s battery is low.
Check the damaged wiring of the fireplaces to resolve the issue. Inspect wiring connections and blown-out fuses because these can also make them faulty.
Misaligned slide out
The slide-outs cannot align when something gets stuck between the sliding track, and the system has an electric problem.
The faulty wiring, blown-out fuse, or motor causes the proper opening and closing issues. However, these cannot align correctly due to improper lubrication of the sliding mechanism ad rusting.
The improper closing causes the water and dust to come into their interior side. Sometimes the dust can also block the sliding rails and cause an issue in slide-out movement.
Clean the slide-out mechanism and remove the rust from its sides. Then, lubricate the sliding mechanism for complete retracting of slide-outs.
The windows are not aligned correctly and cause an issue in their closing. In addition, the alignment gets disturbed due to poor installation of the frame and the walls on which these are attached.
In addition, these cannot align when something gets stuck in sliding rails. Small stones and debris particles in the sliding mechanism cause their alignment issues.
The small stones and debris particles can keep them out of the frame and away from the foundation.
The fix for realigning windows is costly if it occurs due to faulty installation because you have to reconstruct the frame.
Lubricate the sliding mechanism so you can open and close them smoothly. Remove the dust and debris from them by vacuuming this area.
Heavier and not fancy
Many people complain that Arctic Fox 22G trailer is heavier than the other traditional ones available in the market.
Heavy weight can damage its parts and the wheel’s tread surface. These contain a high-quality chassis structure for off-roading.
The heavier frame of these RVs increases the overall weight and makes the towing difficult. Moreover, the design is also old and does not attract customers.
It does not have a luxurious exterior and interior design or missing accessories. You can fix the issue by adding missing accessories that you need for camping.
In addition, you can also add luxurious items and furniture to make the interior fancy.