Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-25-2021, 07:38 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 3
'98 American tradition, second valve for rear airbags

Hi everyone, I was recently on a trip and after about 2 hours I lost all pressure in the secondary air system. The feed to the leveling valve in the rear of the coach snapped off at the bar on the leveling valve itself. My question is, what is the second valve that is plumbed after the leveling valve before the rear bags? On site mechanic was able to install a new leveling valve bypassing the second valve. What I'm wondering is the purpose of the second valve and if it has any relation to the power gear hydraulic leveling system. Maybe it's some kind of dump valve? The first two pictures are the valve after the leveling valve front view and back view. The third picture is the leveling valve which is currently pumped directly into the airbags.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20210923_163419.jpg
Views:	4
Size:	213.5 KB
ID:	344212   Click image for larger version

Name:	20210923_163427.jpg
Views:	6
Size:	187.0 KB
ID:	344213  

Click image for larger version

Name:	20210923_163440.jpg
Views:	4
Size:	463.1 KB
ID:	344214  
Tuckr76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-26-2021, 05:35 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Ranger Smith's Avatar
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Where the Rig is Parked
Posts: 1,194
It looks a lot like a Quick Release Valve like we just replaced for our rear brakes.
__________________
Steve and Joy
2010 Allegro Bus 43QBP
Where we are now
Ranger Smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2021, 06:35 AM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 3
Thank you, would happen to have a part number? In this setup It is definitely plumbed into the air suspension system. We labeled the ports.

LV - leveling valve
Bag-Air bags
The small blue line there that is cut was running up to the front along with the supply line to the leveling valve. It is currently plugged. Here is a picture
Tuckr76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2021, 10:12 AM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 3
Picture of small line running towards front of chassis

I'm assuming the small line is some kind of air activated switch. It runs up to the front and must be controlled by the leveling system to dump the bags. I'm assuming this of course.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20210923_163840.jpg
Views:	6
Size:	253.5 KB
ID:	344245  
Tuckr76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ags, air, airbag, rear, valve



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DG's 2008 American Tradition :: 2008 American Coach American Tradition nkadave iRV2 Owners Registry 0 12-08-2020 01:52 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.