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Old 08-16-2013, 11:44 AM   #1
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Air Suspension - seems to leak when parked.

I have a 2002 Monaco Windsor, 40' PBD, ISC 350, with HWH Air Leveling Option.

Recently, when parked - after 24 hours, the rear air suspension seems to lose its air and the rear settles.

Any thoughts on where to begin looking for a problem?
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:01 PM   #2
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11 year old air bags , could be seeping through cracks in the bags, but the rear air suspension could share a dump valve for leveling.
You can check out the whole system with a solution of soapy water.

BUT, remember, any time you are under the coach. Particularly with this kind of dropping suspension issue; you want to have safety stands/ frame blocking, in place. We don't need to loose any members from the forums.
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11 year old air bags , could be seeping through cracks in the bags, but the rear air suspension could share a dump valve for leveling.
You can check out the whole system with a solution of soapy water.

BUT, remember, any time you are under the coach. Particularly with this kind of dropping suspension issue; you want to have safety stands/ frame blocking, in place. We don't need to loose any members from the forums.
I will add even if you have the levelers down, you MUST use jack stands before going under a motorhome. I just was at a shop that luckily the mechanic was in a pit, as they were servicing the brakes. The mechanic was under the coach, which had its levelers down. He yells for another mechanic to release the parking brake (without realizing that some coaches have an interlink to release the levelers as soon as you release the parking brake). Well you can figure out the rest of the story. If he was not in the pit, he wouldn't have been telling me the story.
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Thanks for the reply, I am in Sorrento, BC at the moment - have you had any experience with reputable RV service in Kamloops or Lower Mainland?
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Penticton , yes, I have no problem recommending Midtown Motors.
Kamloops & Lower mainland , sorry.
Although for air suspension work , it need not be an RV shop. Highway and gravel trucks use air suspension similar to MHs. Some tire stores , that do truck tires also . ( Firestone is a big supplier of the air bags used in the suspension.)
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Skip426 - thanks again, I will pursue the suggestion.
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