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Old 12-21-2006, 11:56 AM   #1
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Doing maintenance checks on rig. Did a tire pressure check and found out that the inside duals were not inflated at installation. One at 30 lbs. one at 38 lbs. (The forum might recall I had to have them replaced because the wheels were out of balance)

Yes it is my negligence for not checking pressure for 3 weeks. I did assume they were fine from the dealer and I pretty much bee lined to Orlando. I flat out forgot to check at Disney.

I have them inflated to the outside now. I will be checking for blisters on the inside and rub marks. Anything else I should be checking for before my trip back home next week?

(I am not discussing my disappointment w/the dealer. It is soley factory delivery and repairs for me going forward)
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Doing maintenance checks on rig. Did a tire pressure check and found out that the inside duals were not inflated at installation. One at 30 lbs. one at 38 lbs. (The forum might recall I had to have them replaced because the wheels were out of balance)

Yes it is my negligence for not checking pressure for 3 weeks. I did assume they were fine from the dealer and I pretty much bee lined to Orlando. I flat out forgot to check at Disney.

I have them inflated to the outside now. I will be checking for blisters on the inside and rub marks. Anything else I should be checking for before my trip back home next week?

(I am not discussing my disappointment w/the dealer. It is soley factory delivery and repairs for me going forward)
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:00 PM   #3
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Scott....one word. WOW!!!

Makes me scared to go out and check mine...
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:21 PM   #4
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While I do not check mine every day we travel, I do the old "thumping" trick daily using a sooden mallet. But I would be suspicious that your tires might not have been fully seated if they only have 30-38 lbs pressure...or the valve stems leak.
Inflate and check daily for a few days to be sure everything is OK.
Once seated, most tires lose very little air.
Hope all works out.
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Old 12-21-2006, 02:39 PM   #5
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by javajelly:
Doing maintenance checks on rig. Did a tire pressure check and found out that the inside duals were not inflated at installation. One at 30 lbs. one at 38 lbs. (The forum might recall I had to have them replaced because the wheels were out of balance)

Yes it is my negligence for not checking pressure for 3 weeks. I did assume they were fine from the dealer and I pretty much bee lined to Orlando. I flat out forgot to check at Disney.

I have them inflated to the outside now. I will be checking for blisters on the inside and rub marks. Anything else I should be checking for before my trip back home next week?

(I am not discussing my disappointment w/the dealer. It is soley factory delivery and repairs for me going forward) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It's ther reason I use Advantage PressurePro - just push the button and read them every morning before moving out and periodically while underway on road.

However, the real problem will be with the outside tires. They were grossly overloaded and are going to be suspectible to early failure.
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Old 12-21-2006, 03:09 PM   #6
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Hi Scott! If you determine that your tires don't have a leak, I would be calling Newmar and the dealer. They can't blame you with what you went thru for delivery and trying to leave on Vacation. Paul
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Old 12-22-2006, 01:08 PM   #7
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Got tired of banging them with a mallet or feeling them with my hand at each stop. Bought an IR Temperature guage. Just walk around the coach at each stop and "shoot" each tread. Anything out of the ordinary will show up pretty qickly. Low pressure will make them noticeably hotter.
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