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Old 08-05-2007, 10:42 AM   #1
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My steering wanders and doesn't return. She's a 26' Safari Trek on a P32 Workhorse. I just measured height and the driver front (from ground to body) is 2" higher than passenger side. Coach is empty except for full of gas (driver's side) and half water (driver side) and full of propane (passenger), but she's only uneven in the front. In the back, she's the same height on both sides. The tires and air bags (front only) are at the recommended air. Any thoughts about how I handle this? I am having a Safe-T-Plus Steering control installed by Camping World in 2 days but not sure how this 2" height difference factors into the whole thing. You think it's safe to drive 30 miles? Thanks for your help. Marilyn
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Old 08-05-2007, 10:42 AM   #2
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My steering wanders and doesn't return. She's a 26' Safari Trek on a P32 Workhorse. I just measured height and the driver front (from ground to body) is 2" higher than passenger side. Coach is empty except for full of gas (driver's side) and half water (driver side) and full of propane (passenger), but she's only uneven in the front. In the back, she's the same height on both sides. The tires and air bags (front only) are at the recommended air. Any thoughts about how I handle this? I am having a Safe-T-Plus Steering control installed by Camping World in 2 days but not sure how this 2" height difference factors into the whole thing. You think it's safe to drive 30 miles? Thanks for your help. Marilyn
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Old 08-06-2007, 08:08 AM   #3
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marilyn S welcome to irv2.
Most coachs lean to passenger side because of house batteries, Gen, kitchen, refer and possible WD on that side. 2" Higher seems high and age of coach 2003 the springs shouldn't be weak. Have you had steering checked by WH chassis shop and also the crooked frame? Would have this done before adding anything that may add to wandering.
The coach should be safe to drive aslong as you feel no rubbing of tires to coach body while driving, because of lean.
Check under chassis at four shock mount locations and make sure they are all mounted correctly and none broken off mounts.
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Marylin,

Where are you at? I may know of a shop that can repair this for you.Those Trek's came with a spacer in the left rear and maybe someone removed it.
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Hi Marilyn S and welcome to iRV2. Sounds like maybe you'll get a solution to the problem on your Trek.
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Marilyn S, welcome to iRV2.com. we are glad ot have you join us here and look forward to readiong of the adventures you will have in your Trek. Good luck and keep us posted.
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Hey mike whats with the spacer on the left rear. I to have had problems with ride height but mine has been with the right rear sagging.Many others with this model have reported the same. I had it into a shop and they replaced the r/rear spring and put some god ugly looking clamp on the front of the spring. The did a front wheel align also. The trek then sat level and handling improved imensly but it seems to be slowly resaging after only a thousand miles or so. Your familiar with the 2610 and know the layout. everything is on the r/h side. fully loaded we are within 300lb on the rear axle but there is 1000lb difference between the left and right. I have moved everything I can to the left side I can and the kitchen cupboards on the r/side have next to nothing in them. Now heres the thing, when I look under the treck it seems there is an extra leaf on the left. doesn't make sense i would have thought it would need to be on the right. Is that the spacer you talk of?
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No the spacer is actually under the leaf spring.Usually on the heavy side of the coach.
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please correct me if i'm wrong but doesn't the p32 chassis have air bags in the front springs that have to be checked for equal pres.
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Welcome speed racer to irv2.
I think your right about air bags on the coil front axel of P-32's. She never got back to us so we do not know what she has done about her problems.
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My P32 (Holiday Rambler Admiral) has air bags in front coil springs. Chassis manual explains how to fill, etc. Jack wheel off the ground, drain air and refil to 50 lbs, each side.

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