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Old 05-07-2018, 10:49 AM   #1
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We drove our 2018 Ventana home Friday from Lewisville, Tx. My husband has pulled horses trailers, fifth wheels and travel trailers forever. Driving the motor
home was a pain, he had trouble keeping it between the lines. He said it was pulling and that was with the comfort drive on. The wind was not blowing that bad. I know we are newbies but this did not seem right. Could a new coach be out of alignment ? If so, could someone recommend a good freightliner place in Waco or Bryan Tx area.
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Old 05-07-2018, 11:02 AM   #2
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I had a similar problem on our first trip in our MH. I had used the inflation range information on the tires and as a consequence had over inflated them so the suspension wasn't working as engineered.
Look around the coach for one or two labels stuck to a wall and it will have the specs for the tires as well as the load.
I reduced the tire pressure to the listed psi and all has been well.
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We will check the tires.
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I was under the impression Newmar aligned their coaches after the "House" was completed, if not, yes it could help. It's always a good idea to have the unit weighed, each wheel independently, and tire pressures adjusted per the tire manufacturers weight chart.

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One load the coach up like you would to run off for a trip and weigh it. The placard is for gvwr, not your weight. Other positive about this you may find you are overloaded in general or on one end or the other.
Once you have weight go to tire manufacturer website and look up pressure for YOUR weight per axle.
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