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Old 07-17-2010, 08:16 AM   #1
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I have just purchased a allegro bay 34' on a Chev with a 454. I'm trying to find information on the air suspension system and leveling system. The previous owner has most of the documentation but it does not cover these issues. Does anyone know where to find information of these items?
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You didn't indicate what year or chassis but knowing its gas you probably have air bags within the front coil springs and above the rear axle. These are inflatable with an air compressor. The fittings are mounted in either the bottom or top of the bag or sometimes a line is added to extend the fitting to a more accessible area. The valve resembles a tire valve.
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That describes the system I have. I have two valve stems mounted just under the hood and two just behind the rear fenders. How do I find out what the normal psi is? Model year for the motorhome is 1991.
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I believe 50-60 psi minimum to prevent damaging the bags, especially those in the front coils.
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I appreciate your response to my questions, they've been very helpful. The bags are in poor condition due to time. The front bags want hold air due to dry rot cracks. Do you know what brand this system is? If so, where are the parts available. I've contacted Tiffin and am waiting for a response. Thanks again.
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The bags are not a leveling system, but part of the suspension. Does it have hydraulic levelers?

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Yeah, I know. I'm trying to find info on both since I having problems with them. I have determined that the leveling system is HWH...I have a local service center for that. The suspension system is the question. The bags want hold air so I'm trying to determine the brand so I can locate parts. Thanks for the help.
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First time motorhome owner and I purchased a 1996 Allegro Bay 32' and it has a silver button on the leftside of the instrument panel. Does anyone know what it is? Thanks for the help.
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Hi Judtinnine. Welcome to irv2. T he airbags you are talking about should be available at camping world.
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Silly question. New to me used RV. Fleetwood Southwind Storm. 1999. V10. Any idea where the OBD1 connection might be hidden? I have searched high and low and no joy.
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The air bags to look fro are by Air Lift and you can do better than Camping World by shopping the net if you want to do the install.

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As TXiceman said there are better options then CW. If you jack up the front end and remove the shocks for extra lower control arm drop you can squeeze the deflated bag in through the spring coils.
Dishwashing detergent makes a good lubricant.
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The brand is what I was looking for...Now I can take care of it...thanks
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