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Old 11-20-2012, 05:43 AM   #1
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Excess angle

We just pulled our motorhome in the driveway last night. Our driveway is very slightly downhill. There's very little angle to it, but our auto leveler says "excess angle". We can't figure out why. Any ideas?
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:50 AM   #2
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Have you looked at the levelers manual to see what the spec is for the warning you just might be on too much angle, how does it act when on level ground
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:37 AM   #3
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Even if the slope of the driveway is only 1" for every 4' of run that would be about a 8" drop at 39 '. I doubt the jacks would have enough length to level the coach on even that slight slope.
You may have better luck by manualy leveling.
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:11 PM   #4
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I have an all airbag system and I can usually feel if it is going to be way out prior to starting the leveling process. So I carry a bunch of 2x8x18 to get it closer to level before I give up and try and find another spot.
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Is the high end at the rear of the rig? It might be that if you level the rig the back of the rig will hit the ground. Just a thought.
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Is the rear of the coach on the down-hill side? It's possible the auto-level system is trying to keep the rear tires planted, so the rig doesn't roll away.

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We just pulled our motorhome in the driveway last night. Our driveway is very slightly downhill. There's very little angle to it, but our auto leveler says "excess angle". We can't figure out why. Any ideas?
Howdy and welcome to iRV2! Our driveway also has a slight angle toward the street, so we have to put stacked 2x12's under the front tires to level the coach without hyper-extending the levelers. Here's how it looks...

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Some further info would help, like year/make/model of coach and brand of the leveling system?

Does you coach perhaps have air leveling only (no hydraulic jacks)? That has a relatively limited range for leveling.
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When mine shows "slope" I push the auto button three more times and it will over ride the slope limits. My last two MH have been this way.
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