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Old 05-26-2022, 06:37 PM   #1
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Like Walking Downhill.

Iíve noticed on our coach that every now and then, when walking from the master bath, it feels like you are walking downhill.

Coach is level and Iíve checked with a level. Thought maybe itís some kind of equilibrium thing.

Years ago, when we had our boat we stayed on, our heads would spin for a couple days after getting back on dry land especially when you sat on the toilet. Lol.
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Old 05-26-2022, 06:42 PM   #2
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Have you checked the floor where you are actually walking with a level?
Does anyone else get the same feeling?
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I've never been in your coach. But if you suddenly stand after straining at the toilet you will have a vaso vagal event.
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I had a Keystone Springdale travel trailer (31 feet long), that never seemed level. No matter what I did, it felt like I was either climbing up hill, or down hill. I finally learned to level the trailer with a carpenter's level using the outside door frame, as it's always straight up and down, and always straight side to side.

I noticed the counter tops all matched the door frame, as did the inside bathroom door. It did not swing open or closed when the door frame was level both ways. But the floor still seemed like I was mountain climbing.

So, one day after getting the door frame level and straight, I took the time to slide that carpenter's level across the entire length of the trailer from front to back and that back to front. The results were surprising.

The bubble in the level was not consistent anywhere in 2 places on the floor, and when tracking it, literally inch by inch, I discovered the floor itself was arched, high in the middle and low on both ends. I then took a string and level and measured the floor with a straight line. Turned out, the middle of the floor was about 1 1/4 inches higher than the ends. Yet, the frame under the trailer was straight as an arrow. I never did figure out why it was built this way, but I continued leveling based on the door frame, and the cabinet doors and the bathroom door never swung open or closed that way.

Maybe yours is built on an arch also?
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Have you checked the floor where you are actually walking with a level?
Does anyone else get the same feeling?
No I havenít checked the floor itself but maybe I should. My wife says the same thing, for real, especially after 5pm.
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Old 05-27-2022, 03:10 AM   #6
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Iíve noticed on our coach that every now and then, when walking from the master bath, it feels like you are walking downhill.

Coach is level and Iíve checked with a level. Thought maybe itís some kind of equilibrium thing.

Years ago, when we had our boat we stayed on, our heads would spin for a couple days after getting back on dry land especially when you sat on the toilet. Lol.
I have a 2017 Canyon Star, I believe we have the same leveling system.

After doing an "Auto-Level", I too fell like I am walking downhill when walking towards the rear master bath.

So what I do is once auto leveled, I do a walk thru & a mid-bath door & refrigerator door check.....If they do not stay open, I adjust accordingly. So much for the auto leveler.....

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Less wine......lol
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Old 05-27-2022, 05:49 AM   #8
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Less wine......lol
Wine will never be a problem for me again. I got sick after consuming 1&1/2 quarts of red wine one evening. How'd I know anything you could buy for $1.29 a quart could hurt you so badly? Then again this was on top of a six pack or more of Schaffer beer.
This was in May of 1966.I was sick for nearly three days. Hydrated and dry heaves. I laid in a chaise lounge in the back of, my at the time father in law's 1959 ElCamino, watching him and a couple friends along with my brother set up the new mobile home I had just bought. If I stood up I would get so dizzy I had to lay down again. A drink of water would put me into a stooper again.
Partial lesson learned.
LOL back atchya.
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Try putting some balance beads in your pockets.
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Old 05-27-2022, 06:33 AM   #10
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Try putting some balance beads in your pockets.
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I have a 2017 Canyon Star, I believe we have the same leveling system.

After doing an "Auto-Level", I too fell like I am walking downhill when walking towards the rear master bath.

So what I do is once auto leveled, I do a walk thru & a mid-bath door & refrigerator door check.....If they do not stay open, I adjust accordingly. So much for the auto leveler.....

Good luck,

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I have a very "level" eye, unlike my father, who built several block walls around my childhood home leaving waves in them that looked like the ocean.

After leveling, I walk around the coach and it seems one end is off from the other. The back seems to dip to one side while the front is going the other way. I'll check it more closely and find all is well. For some reason, I can't seem to get a feel for if it's level.....maybe too many objects like walls, bed and openings to get a good on eye on if it's level.

We used to boat and like someone said earlier, you can feel like you're still moving/rocking for hours after getting off the boat. Sometimes I'll be sitting in my recliner after driving all day and feel a vibration like the coach is still running.
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Everybody seems to have trouble with their "Sealegs" after traveling long distances. Its a nerve problem. Don't worry about it. Oh, it gets worse with age.
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You're the lucky one. Always walking down hill. When you are traveling do you always have the wind to your back and never any rain.. PTL. lol
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