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Motorhome Shakes While Leveled
Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:04 PM
Still learning this stuff.
Seems like if I re-level every 2 weeks or so it is better for a little while.
Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:56 PM
Posted 01 January 2013 - 06:18 PM
Posted 01 January 2013 - 11:18 PM
Posted 02 January 2013 - 03:51 AM
The only other item I can think of is a loose jack assembly where it connects to the frame. Got to reread the manual information myself an look for any clues.
Posted 02 January 2013 - 10:35 AM
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Posted 03 January 2013 - 12:45 AM
It would be nice if the systems had bleeders at the top of the cylinders. I replaced all the lines on one of my coaches and bleeding them by opening the connections that where located at the top of each cylinder under pressure ( jack down cycle) it did work, but messy. Two lines failed while in Alaska and I was allowed to work in the shop parking area and use some of there pans under the jacks to trap the lost fluid.
Real good lines and never had another one fail. Kind of wish I had pulled them and installed the old plastic style. They where custom made, industrial grade material, rated at -70 deg. One of my smaller light bulb moments !!!!
Posted 06 January 2013 - 07:53 PM
Posted 06 January 2013 - 08:52 PM
When the jacks are working properly and the coach is leveled the coaches have been very stable.
Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:00 AM
If there was a line replaced on your system, chances are that you do have an “air bubble” in your system. This usually will make a “squishy” or “shaking” feeling when moving throughout the coach. The best way to purge air from your system without removing lines would be:
Park on a nice level surface.
Extend the legs fully, staying on the switch for an extra 5-6 seconds after full extension.
Check the reservoir for foaming, if there is foaming, let disapate.
Do the same process except while retracting. ******MONITOR PUMP MOTOR TEPERATURE***** This is critical. Do this periodically.
We are going to repeat these processes until the system no longer shows any foaming in the reservoir.
Lippert Components, Inc.
I haven't tried this yet. Will post again after I do.
Posted 14 January 2013 - 05:02 AM
With the jack(s) cycled over an old service pit would do, if one of the older service centers or farmers has one in your area. WAY less work for the pump.
Think I would cycle the jack that the line was replaced on first to see if your coach stability increases. Good chance that the greatest amount of air is still trapped in that line.
Mick, mentioned the foaming ----- This is a result of the air in the line(s).
Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:04 AM
2003 Fleetwood Providence/Diesel
1995 Suzuki Samurai
We are owned and operated by our 2 Boston Terriers
Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:45 AM
If so you might want to cycle them, but they might move very slowly if the temperatures are still in the 20 to 30 degree range.
If your in the Southwest you should be through the worst of it in another day or so.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:01 AM
Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:58 PM
Ours shifts a bit, slides forward while leveling. Power Gear said that's normal.
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