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Old 07-23-2020, 10:42 PM   #1
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Air bag replacement

I recently purchased 1998 36' tradewinds with 43K miles , should I worry about the airbag suspension? they are working fine I just wonder about their life span : )
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Old 07-25-2020, 05:44 PM   #2
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Inspect them for cracking , track down the part numbers , from the chassis manufacturer, so you have the info on hand if you ever need them. Check for a local supplier , and keep notes on P/N and supplier handy.
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ok will do! thanks
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Old 07-31-2020, 02:10 PM   #4
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Two Considerations

First consideration - "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".

BUT....a sudden rupture would leave you disabled - and if you're half way between San Antonio and El Paso, it could be a LOOOOOng wait for the part and someone to install it. (You will need a big, strong jack to lift the coach to install the new airbag.)
SO, second consideration - give the airbags a close look - minor cracks are not too bad, but if they are frequent and deep, then I would replace them before a trip.
Plan on about $300+ each plus installation.
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