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vschweiger 05-28-2013 09:07 PM

hood on '98 allegro does not stay up
 
On my tiffin allegro the hood does not stay up can not find any hook locks it has a sticker for hood friction to grease but can not figure how it is suppose to stay up do not find a strut it is a 1998 tiffin allegro 25 ft thanks vince

G.A.H. 07-13-2013 05:04 PM

Hood not staying up
 
Yes, I have the same problem on mine, there is a latch on the upper right hand side that is supposed to engage to keep the hood in the up position. Mine is not working properly, so I cut a 2x4 the right lenght to prop under the black support, crude but it works and is safe to be under the hood.

CampDaven 07-13-2013 05:28 PM

I have a front hood on my FRED. Messed up and oiled the pivots. Took a few months of AZ dust, but it finally stays up on it's own again!

vschweiger 07-14-2013 03:18 PM

i got a hold of tiffin motorhome and they tech guy to drill a 1/8 hole in the arm of the hinge and put a pin in it that is what they have to do Vinc

Hunter 45 07-15-2013 07:23 PM

I took a shooting stick from Walmart it is adjustable, then replaced the top piece with a piece of plumbers strap formed into a "U" shape this holds it up great and is easy to store


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