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Old 03-19-2018, 08:27 AM   #1
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Question about Steering

I am seriously considering the purchase of a U320 2005 year. During a test drive when I proceeded to park, the steering ,lock to lock started to act like low fluid with a slight jerk and sucking sound. Drove great down the road at speed as well as turns. This problem only happened when I made a full lock of steering wheel.. How common is this on Foretravel ? Or should I assume the action is normal ? ( first time I have drove a Foretravel , any comments from you Foretravel folks ?
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Old 03-19-2018, 11:25 AM   #2
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Sounds like you were up on the hydraulic relief on the Shepard 100 steering sector.

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Old 03-20-2018, 11:00 AM   #3
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Sounds like you were up on the hydraulic relief on the Shepard 100 steering sector.

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Yup...relief valve function when you hit the stop.. works that way to protect the shaft & pump seals.
After a full inspection.
Buy that coach...if all is good... You will not regret it..
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Yup...relief valve function when you hit the stop.. works that way to protect the shaft & pump seals.
After a full inspection.
Buy that coach...if all is good... You will not regret it..
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I plan on it ! Yes itís the designer edition,online made 2 years, modern flair including the paint job.....thanks , service manager will test today,D day is tomorrow !!!
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I plan on it ! Yes itís the designer edition,online made 2 years, modern flair including the paint job.....thanks , service manager will test today,D day is tomorrow !!!
Keith is straight up truthful.....Get a full inspection including the bulkheads...
That one should be pretty much good to go... one thing is if it still has the propane fridge ... go for the Sammy residential..MOT replaced ours last time there...Your DW will thank you.....
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Keith is straight up truthful.....Get a full inspection including the bulkheads...
That one should be pretty much good to go... one thing is if it still has the propane fridge ... go for the Sammy residential..MOT replaced ours last time there...Your DW will thank you.....
Thanks for the heads up........it does have the old Dometic, and I hate gas anyway. I wonder if the Sammy will fit, itís a tight space .? May ditch the stove too. Our CCC was all electric, no propane aboard.. ..
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Thanks for the heads up........it does have the old Dometic, and I hate gas anyway. I wonder if the Sammy will fit, it’s a tight space .? May ditch the stove too. Our CCC was all electric, no propane aboard.. ..
When we ordered our coach..
What I did was ditch the 2 burner Gaggabunch and replaced with a 3 burner with gas oven.. I have great biscuits in the morning and baked salmon,roasts, casseroles. or whatever in the evening.. I do not like convection ovens... and the DW is short so I did not want her standing on a step stool trying to take a hot and heavy casserole out of the overhead microwave/convection oven..
Our old fridge was a little wider and shorter than the Sammy 18, MOT just did a little woodwork for the surround and matched the cherrywood cabinets..( did lose the drawer under the fridge, but well worth it..Foretravel's have an abundance of interior storage in the galley area and elsewhere...)
The best part of a residential is when you are traveling the fridge doesn't care if you are going up hill or down..and does not have a flame out or fire issues...
True frozen ice creme and beer stays cold but the milk does not sour..
(and ice cubes for that mixed adult beverage in the evening after supper)
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When we ordered our coach..
What I did was ditch the 2 burner Gaggabunch and replaced with a 3 burner with gas oven.. I have great biscuits in the morning and baked salmon,roasts, casseroles. or whatever in the evening.. I do not like convection ovens... and the DW is short so I did not want her standing on a step stool trying to take a hot and heavy casserole out of the overhead microwave/convection oven..
Our old fridge was a little wider and shorter than the Sammy 18, MOT just did a little woodwork for the surround and matched the cherrywood cabinets..( did lose the drawer under the fridge, but well worth it..Foretravel's have an abundance of interior storage in the galley area and elsewhere...)
The best part of a residential is when you are traveling the fridge doesn't care if you are going up hill or down..and does not have a flame out or fire issues...
True frozen ice creme and beer stays cold but the milk does not sour..
(and ice cubes for that mixed adult beverage in the evening after supper)
Post a pic or three when you can.
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I think I will try too live with less for a while, especially when 2004 up have electronics under the fridge. Paying over 2 grand for the install, plus a custom unit may have too wait. Who needs ice cream anyway ? , bottom line itís hard to come down from a bus to a motorhome, there are prices too pay always. If I had the choice I would have a Sub-O , they are the best out there.
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