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Old 08-21-2014, 12:18 PM   #1
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Need help 2015 Georgetown

My friend just bought a 2015 37ft gas Gorge Town and he is having trouble holding it on the road. They told him that it has a stabilizer bar and Bilistine shocks and Michelin tiers. He said it fells very unstable going down the road. He is afraid to take his eyes off the road because it will drift from one side to the other. Does any one have any suggestions on what he should do. Thanks for the help.
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Old 08-21-2014, 04:44 PM   #2
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I would first check tire pressure. If pressure is too high for the load, coach will wander badly.
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I will have him check the tire pressure. Thank you.
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He just got the coach and has not had it weighed yet so what would you say the tire pressure should be.
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I was thinking someone would chime in - but a lot of people with gas class a recommend a cheap handling fix. Search for that and you can find out what that is. Also recommend an alignment.
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Don't throw any aftermarket parts or changes at it until all the basics are covered.

Weight the coach, preferably four corners but front and rear will do for now, then adjust the tire pressures per the tire manufacturers chart. Ensure weight in storage is distributed. My coach handles better with water tanks with half full or more.

If problem continues fuss to dealer/Ford for wheel alignment or suspension steering components check as it's brand new.
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handling

Is the problem as new with no load in it? Once everything is loaded in it will handle much better and as others have said tires may be overinflated. I'm guessing around 85# is all that would be required but you must weigh it after normal outfitting and check Michelin tire guide for proper inflation pressures. Our Tiffin wandered slightly on the initial drive home and now handles wonderfully without any mods at all. I found I had to drive differently by concentrating further down the road by looking well ahead. If you drive similar to car you will be overcorrecting steering inputs. Hope some of these tips help.
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What chassis and call them for possible problems most deales don't know anything. How did it drive on the long test drive? Did the trouble just start? Is he pulling a toad with the steering wheel locked?
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I had the same problem The alignment was way out take it for an alignment it will drive like a new motorhome they do not aligned them at the factory
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Do the CHF and install a rear trac bar. It will make all the sway go away.
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Do not install any aftermarket parts get the Alignment Will make a world of difference had an 06 Georgetown cannot even keep it on the road when I purchased it new they said the alignment was way out
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First check tire pressure (around 85 psi). Then get an alignment, make sure it has 4.6- 5.2 degrees positive caster. The above cured 90% of my wander. I then added rear track bar, steering stabilizer, air bags and CHF to improving the handling.
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It is a brand new coach . Have him check tire pressure and then drive it back to the dealer and have then take care if it.
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