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Old 05-17-2013, 11:05 AM   #1
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Leveling and lowering rv Winnebago Journey

Hi there. When we purchased Winnebago journey dl, agent showed us a valve on outside front that he said could be used to release air and thus lower rv for more leveling and for comfort. We are parked on sloped driveway for a while and want to get a better level and easier access. Is this an option? Can we release too much air? Thanks
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It would be a great help for us to help you if you provided details on you MH year and model. Also, what model of levelers do you have?
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Assuming you have a diesel pusher on an air suspension chassis, usually a dump button is built in to the leveling jack panel. If not, the outside dump valve can be used to lower the coach, then use the jacks to level the coach, two jacks at a time so you don't twist frame. As long as you don't move the coach before the air bags refill, you'll be fine.
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

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Assuming you have a diesel pusher on an air suspension chassis, usually a dump button is built in to the leveling jack panel. If not, the outside dump valve can be used to lower the coach, then use the jacks to level the coach, two jacks at a time so you don't twist frame. As long as you don't move the coach before the air bags refill, you'll be fine.
Ditto what Bob said.

It's a good idea to add the year, make and model of your coach to your signature line so folks will have an easier time responding to your questions. This can be done via your User CP (control panel).

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Some coaches do not include an automatic dump with the leveling system, or even a an air dump button. On those, you need to go outside and find the manual air dump valve that is part of the chassis. Since this is a Journey DL, it will be a Freightliner chassis, so you can call Freightliner Custom Chassis with the last 6 digits of your VIN and they will tell you where it is and how to open it.

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