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Old 10-14-2017, 08:21 PM   #1
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Went to level my 2011 mountain air when let jacks dn some bay doors would not open, does anyone else have this problem , I had a Monaco dynasty an it had air leveling which I wished this one had it jacks worry me , I guess it twisting the frame
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Went to level my 2011 mountain air when let jacks dn some bay doors would not open, does anyone else have this problem , I had a Monaco dynasty an it had air leveling which I wished this one had it jacks worry me , I guess it twisting the frame
On my 2015 Dutch Star anytime I have to raise the front or back with the jacks even a little all the compartment doors will drag at the top of the opening end when opening or closing and sometimes I have to hold down a little to get the door to latch.

Seems really poor designing on the part of Newmar. No wonder they finally beefed up the frame work and went to HWH to handle the load.
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Old 10-14-2017, 09:21 PM   #3
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I have the same problem also. I also just pull down on the doors when opening and closing them. sometimes I can adjust the jacks to help the doors open and close.
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Your leveling to high and flexing the chassis frame should only level to stabilize the coach.
If your flexing the frame of coach or using AUTO level you should level each side rail manually.
Flexing chassis frame may result in a popped windshield.
This link may explain more for you covers all slide systems and leveling and follow all links for information.
This is the link for leveling manually to stay out of trouble.
"Ken" not sure I told you all the links below in my signature have more info for your Newmar.
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Can't believe this thing flexes like that , I just bought it but I will say this about a Monaco road master chassis was a lot more frame there no flexing everything was made a lot better , but it was a 04 model
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It's sounds like you are on a very unleveled site. As stated, you are leveling to the point where the frame is twisting creating your problem. Manually stabilize the coach.

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I had problems with frame flex when I was using the auto level feature. I now only manual level and manage the frame flex. Frame flex affects both the doors and the slide out reveal.

Also, I have to pay attention to the ground underneath the front and rear tires. Sometimes, I will have to reposition the coach within the site to get a better level result.

The auto level feature uses sensors that are just not accurate enough to reliably level my coach.
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Old 10-15-2017, 07:00 PM   #8
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I'm in my driveway not bad at all I raised the jacks and doors n curbside is all out of whack , driver side is ok
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Did you manually level? Also, use a bubble level (real one or app on phone) and verify how level you really are.

To get this kind of flex, I would think one of your jacks is extended much more than the others. With Auto level, I would get this kind of result.
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