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Old 09-21-2010, 12:33 PM   #1
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The Bouncing Dashboard Syndrome

I have an 05 Southwind and the dashboard bounce is tremendous, how have you remedied the situation?
The front ennd ride on this coach isn't the best and I'm looking to have the Sumo Spring installed to replace the Workhorse Jounce bumper.
These has a fairly decent write up in the September issue of MH magazine.
anyone here use them? What's your thoughts?
I figured I would try the front ones first and if the ywere successful I'd do the rear system as well.
Anyway the front bounce is really knocking my dash around.

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If your having the problem I think you are having, it's a common one with our Fleetwoods about that time. Cause is loose or missing screws which are located front of Dash in battery, radiator compartment, under the hood, 4 or 5 screws vertically on each side of the coach on some angle iron braces. Fix is to remove the tiny undersized screws and replace with some hefty lag screws and locktight.

Do some searching here and on RV.Net as this has been discussed many times. Hope this helps.
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You might also want to check the "Y" brace under the coach just in front of the wheel that mounts the doghouse to the frame. The welds can break loose allowing quite a bit of movement.
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