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Old 03-27-2018, 04:33 AM   #15
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Ok.

Now another question. After filling the air bags I left them filled, any idea on a timeframe for storing/parking the coach with the air bags inflated?

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That is dependent upon how air tight your system is. Mine will last a few days then its down.
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Old 04-04-2018, 09:27 AM   #16
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With the bags pressurized, It also depends on on how much the coach is jostled around while parked. The leveling system is active all the time and will react to little changes like someone climbing in or out frequently or even the gentle rocking of the wind if stored outside. That will continue until the pressure is depleted from the air tank(s) and the air bags will empty. Bottom line is that no coach will hold air pressure forever without replenishment from a compressor.
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Did you hit the switch to inflate the airbags. Not sure what the labels are on your switch. Mine are "Auto" and "Dump". With the switch in "Dump", and the transmission in neutral, no attempt is made to inflate the airbags.
My Front Suspension switch has "Down" to the left and "Auto" to the right. When stopped and planning to stay at a location for a while, I have pushed "down" and the bags deflate. The last few times I started the coach, selecting "auto" didn't do anything. I can hear small amount of air around the front suspension area. I've tried the process in neutral with park brake on and off. Finally after awhile, the bags inflate and all is good. I would just like to know if I am missing an important step.

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Ok.
Now another question. After filling the air bags I left them filled, any idea on a timeframe for storing/parking the coach with the air bags inflated?
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It depends on the coach. Some will stay aired up for weeks and others will deflate after a few days. I left ours one time and after about a week one side had deflated more than the other making it lean. Now I just dump the air any time it's going to sit for more than a few days.
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My Front Suspension switch has "Down" to the left and "Auto" to the right. When stopped and planning to stay at a location for a while, I have pushed "down" and the bags deflate. The last few times I started the coach, selecting "auto" didn't do anything. I can hear small amount of air around the front suspension area. I've tried the process in neutral with park brake on and off. Finally after awhile, the bags inflate and all is good. I would just like to know if I am missing an important step.

Thanks for any suggestions.
Just last week I was out camping. When it was time to leave, inflating the air bags seemed to take a lot longer than normal. It was cold outside, about 40 degrees F.
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Just last week I was out camping. When it was time to leave, inflating the air bags seemed to take a lot longer than normal. It was cold outside, about 40 degrees F.
I had Price Mobile RV Services out to my home (Edmond, OK) this morning and he found that some previous "repairman" - I know who it was - had smeared silicone caulking on the outside dump valve, apparently to stop the leak. Instead they should have disassembled it find the plastic plunger stuck tighter than a tick in the valve sleeve. He removed the plunger, cleaned it and lubricated it with the correct kind of silicone, put it back together and it works perfectly. If you need an experienced repairman in Central Oklahoma, I recommend this guy. He knows his way around a Freightliner chassis and the Fleetwood coach.
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I had Price Mobile RV Services out to my home (Edmond, OK) this morning and he found that some previous "repairman" - I know who it was - had smeared silicone caulking on the outside dump valve, apparently to stop the leak. Instead they should have disassembled it find the plastic plunger stuck tighter than a tick in the valve sleeve. He removed the plunger, cleaned it and lubricated it with the correct kind of silicone, put it back together and it works perfectly. If you need an experienced repairman in Central Oklahoma, I recommend this guy. He knows his way around a Freightliner chassis and the Fleetwood coach.
Do they have a storefront, or just mobile?
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