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Old 10-13-2017, 05:57 AM   #15
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It also states in the owners manual that if you are stopped and you are like driving a 12 hr day to start it up and run the motor . We have did this while stopping at a road side rest and having diner in the coach. Just do not leave and for get the Tod is running. My 12 hr day are behind me but if stopping for the night and have a pull through site I will run the motor while I am hooking the coach so the next day before you start out you are ready to go. . If you have a even break or break buddy make sure you pull the plug on the Even Break then plug it back in and reset it the next day. When running the motor it builds up pressure in the breaks and I forgot one time and was trying to get up to speed to enter 175 and had to hit the breaks and it engaged like I hit the emergency break just a word to the wise.It you read the fine print or call Roadmaster they will tell you the same thing . To make a long story short I follow what GM says to do and it has worked out great.
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The 65 MPH is not a limit on how fast it will go, or damage that will be done, but the safety factor. Towing anything above about 65 increases your stability and risk factors on an expotential scale. Winds, road defects, any instabiity factors can and do have increased impact as speeds increase. I pull our HHR usually in the 60-65 range for comfort and ease, but I have seen 80+ on at least one occasion, but would not recommend it under any situation. I do know from experience with an emergency run that the HHR gets VERY light on its feet at 85 MPH. Its gets really scary... The least bit of sidewind throws you all over the road.
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4 cyl. no wobble, over 65 on occasion.
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4 cyl. no wobble, over 65 on occasion.
It has happened to us 1 time on a sharp left turn off a side street that sat lower than the road we were entering. but never had a problem any other time
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It has happened to us 1 time on a sharp left turn off a side street that sat lower than the road we were entering. but never had a problem any other time
We have concluded that a wobble once in 4 years of towing may have been roadway or/ and towing angle conditions and definitely not a recurring problem for us after 15000 miles of towing. Glad to see that someone reads my posts.
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It is to bad GM and Ford do not check these sites and have there people tell us why they set the 65 mph limit.
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