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Old 12-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #1
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Question Leveling problems

I have a 2002 Keystone Montana 2955rl. My husband and I leveled it by driving on to one 2x6 which made it level according the front, outside level (side by side). Then to level front to back we had to move the leveling jacks (landing gear) down. So according to the outside levels, we're level. Then we made sure we are level on the inside, which we are, and in the fridge, which we are. However, we have two problems:
1) the slide outs are very unlevel and sink toward the ground by a few inches,
2) the RV looks terribly slanted (leaning towards the slide outs) when looking at it from the back.
My questions is, do we need to fix these problems? The inside and fridge are level, is that all that matters? If we need to fix it, how do we level the slide outs without changing the level of the inside? Does it matter if it looks so unlevel even though it is level?

Sorry if this is confusing and that I have so many questions.
Thanks! Jenna

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Old 12-12-2013, 05:52 PM   #2
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Those stick-on levels are notorious for moving. Use a bubble level (round) in the frig. freezer compartment. Level the trailer with that method, then check the outside levels and move accordingly. Once you have them reading the same as the bubble level in the freezer, use a hot-glue gun to stick them permanently in place. (gotta hold them in place(level) until the glue cools)
That way when you need to replace the outside levels, a hair dryer will soften the "hot glue" enough to remove them and clean the wall to place new ones in the same spot.

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Old 12-12-2013, 05:53 PM   #3
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Are your slide outs finishing up tight to the ext wall. They need to extend out until the inside seals fit tight against the inside of the ext wall.

It may be possible that your front landing gear are not leveling up properly. And or your rears are not tightened up the same, causing the unit to twist.
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Originally Posted by Cumminsfan View Post
It may be possible that your front landing gear are not leveling up properly.
Agree - I have seen front landing gear undo all of the leveling done up front. make sure your landing jacks both have the same distance from the ground before lifting the 5er. You may need to add blocks under one jack to compensate for the blocks put under the tires.
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