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Old 07-21-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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air bags, storage compartment '97 Southwind

have a 1997 fleetwood southwind motorhome 7.4 l, can anyone tell me how many air bags on unit, where located, and how much air should be in them.

2nd problem storage compartment door came off, how do I reattach.


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Normally that chassis (Chevy P32) has two air bags, in the front. Some motorhomes had rear air bags added by the coach builder - not sure if yours is one of those but I think not. The required air pressure depends on the front axle weight rating and varies from 40 to about 90 psi. It can be varied acrosss a fairly broad range to give the desired ride and handling. Try starting at 50 psi and adjust up or down. More psi yields a harsher ride but former handling in corners.
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Normally that chassis (Chevy P32) has two air bags, in the front. Some motorhomes had rear air bags added by the coach builder - not sure if yours is one of those but I think not. The required air pressure depends on the front axle weight rating and varies from 40 to about 90 psi. It can be varied acrosss a fairly broad range to give the desired ride and handling. Try starting at 50 psi and adjust up or down. More psi yields a harsher ride but former handling in corners.
thanks will check that out, was able to repair compartment door....

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have a 1997 fleetwood southwind motorhome 7.4 l, can anyone tell me how many air bags on unit, where located, and how much air should be in them.

2nd problem storage compartment door came off, how do I reattach.

PLEASE HELP URGENT

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have repaired compartment door..

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thanks will check that out, was able to repair compartment door....

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found air bags, were as you said, put in 50 psi, thanks for info

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