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Old 12-18-2011, 02:31 PM   #1
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Hi from sunny Florida. New member here recently purchased a 2011 Coachmen Mirada model 29DS. Have been on 2 trips since purchasing this unit and are very dissapointed in the driveability of this unit. Hoping to get some information on what other people have done to improve their coaches. One of the biggest problems is it does not return to center after making a turn and when going down the road it wanders. So far it has been back to the dealer 2 times for a total of 27 days. Dealer has allegedly had it aligned twice with a comment from the last alignment guy that he has a simular coach and it drives worse. BTW yes I know it's not a sports car but I have over 20 years experience driving both straight trucks and 18 wheelers in the construction industry. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Old 12-18-2011, 03:34 PM   #2
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Old 12-18-2011, 03:41 PM   #3
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I have a 2007 Mirada with same issue: so am guessing it's been around for a while. I was told by the dealer not to waste money aligning as will just return after a bit. Something you get use to is all he said and quite frankly, he was right and don't even notice it anymore.
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Old 12-18-2011, 03:43 PM   #4
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Trac Bar on rear, Safe T Plus on front and Koni shocks. If that dosen't help trade. The short wheel base dosn't help either.
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Old 12-18-2011, 04:15 PM   #5
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56 Nomad, Welcome to the forum. I installed a Steer safe and am very satisfied with it. Makes a big difference in handling.
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Hello and welcome. Sorry for your disappointment with the Mirada and I hope they can fix it to your satisfaction.
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Welcome 56 Nomad. Glad to have you on the forum.
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Hi and welcome to the forum. I am looking in to the steer safe, I am tired of fighting the wheel to always make corrections too.
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Welcome to IRV2! Glad to have you! I think you would get more answers to your question if you post it over in the MH section. Not many people hang out here. Good luck, Merry Christmas, and God bless!

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