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Old 10-31-2022, 05:35 PM   #1
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I have a question about my Power Gear Leveling System. On a recent trip on a concrete pad and my coach leveled we felt the coach movement when one of us was walking about the cabin. Wondering if you feel your coach move or is this an indication that I need to service the system.

2016 Coach I have not serviced or changed the ATF fluid. Would this help?
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I have a question about my Power Gear Leveling System. On a recent trip on a concrete pad and my coach leveled we felt the coach movement when one of us was walking about the cabin. Wondering if you feel your coach move or is this an indication that I need to service the system.

2016 Coach I have not serviced or changed the ATF fluid. Would this help?
If the fluid stabilizer fluid level is up to the maximum, then I doubt it is a service problem. Could be a calibration problem. Have you ever calibrated it?
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Old 10-31-2022, 07:41 PM   #3
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I can feel some RV movement as we walk around in ours.
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Just another thought. On my coach, when the camp site is already level, and I touch the auto level, the Power Gear system legs will go down and just barely touch the ground before they stop. I always figured since the site was already level it confuses the PG computer. I just manually lower the legs just enough to stabilize and we walk around bounce free!
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I have a question about my Power Gear Leveling System. On a recent trip on a concrete pad and my coach leveled we felt the coach movement when one of us was walking about the cabin. Wondering if you feel your coach move or is this an indication that I need to service the system.

2016 Coach I have not serviced or changed the ATF fluid. Would this help?
Itís nothing to worry about, thatís normal. The Leveling System levels the Chassis not the Coach so much. Itís best to let the air out of the air bags to lower the Coach but youíll feel movement walking around inside unless you have slide out stabilizers. I have a 2008 Bounder.
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I have a question about my Power Gear Leveling System. On a recent trip on a concrete pad and my coach leveled we felt the coach movement when one of us was walking about the cabin. Wondering if you feel your coach move or is this an indication that I need to service the system.



2016 Coach I have not serviced or changed the ATF fluid. Would this help?


If your levelers didnít need much to level it could move some. If your spot was really unlevel and your jacks really had to pick up MH probably move less.
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You probably need to recalibrate the auto level. Power Gear instructions for calibration start on a level serface then raise the front 3 inches followed by raising the rear to level front to back and then side to side. This would suggest that when set properly, the frame would be lifted at least 3" even on a level pad so there should be no movement.
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We can definitely feel movement when other people are entering/exiting the rig when the levelers are extended. Not a lot of movement, but it's not "rock solid" either. Not sure that there's anything wrong with yours, unless you've had your rig before and never felt this movement before....

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2016 Coach I have not serviced or changed the ATF fluid. Would this help?
No. Check the fluid level to be sure it's up to snuff, but that won't change the wiggle.


Your 2016 Bounder is a gas chassis coach, right? So leaf spring suspension? With springs you are going to have some wiggle unless you push the jacks down a few more inches to stiffen it up. Try using the manual jack controls to raise the body a couple inches more.
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Thanks for the replies. I will check fluid level and calibrate if necessary. Yes Gary it is a gas coach.
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