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Old 12-03-2014, 08:47 AM   #1
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Berk leaning

I have a 2013 390BH-60 that I purchased new in March. Since purchase it has had a significant lean to the passenger side (over 2 inches difference). I bought it from a dealer in Seattle, WA (I live in Mississippi) because I got a great deal.

The local Oasis FRCC service center is stumped. They have tried multiple adjustments, valve replacements, etc but it still leans.

It is leaning so much, that the back mud flap has been rubbed off.

It doesn't matter if it is empty or full.

Any ideas?
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Old 12-03-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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Is Oasis FRCC an authorized Frightliner service center? If not recommend taking your Berk to one.
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Old 12-03-2014, 12:11 PM   #3
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While the Oasis centers are supposed to be experts on motorhome chassis I think I would take the coach to another Freightliner location. This should be a simple adjustment of the height adjuster and problem solved. You may also want to give the guys at 1800 FTL HELP a call. I have found them very helpful over the phone.


Your air bag suspension should straighten the rid out.


2 inches almost sounds like a line is disconnected and one airbag is not inflating. That is why try another shop.
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Old 12-03-2014, 01:26 PM   #4
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Berk leaning

Is lean on the front and rear axles? I also recommend FL hotline. They were very helpful to me once.

I noticed in your profile your toad is a Wrangler. Is it black?
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The Jeep is maroon.
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Old 12-03-2014, 09:31 PM   #6
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I'll try another service center and see if they can get it right.
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The Jeep is maroon.

OK thanks, I saw a Berk with a black lifted JKU a few months back heading south on I-59. Just wondering if it was you. Guess not.
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I have a 2013 390BH-60 that I purchased new in March. Since purchase it has had a significant lean to the passenger side (over 2 inches difference). I bought it from a dealer in Seattle, WA (I live in Mississippi) because I got a great deal.

The local Oasis FRCC service center is stumped. They have tried multiple adjustments, valve replacements, etc but it still leans.

It is leaning so much, that the back mud flap has been rubbed off.

It doesn't matter if it is empty or full.

Any ideas?
I had a similar problem on my 2014 RB. They replace the ride height valves, and worked on it for 3 days. I'm not sure that it's actually right yet, but it does drives like a dream now.
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Old 12-05-2014, 09:03 AM   #9
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I had a similar problem on my 2014 RB. They replace the ride height valves, and worked on it for 3 days. I'm not sure that it's actually right yet, but it does drives like a dream now.
They already replaced the ride height valves.

I'm going to try another service center and see what happens.

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Is Oasis FRCC an authorized Frightliner service center? If not recommend taking your Berk to one.
Yes.

To get "Oasis" status you must be an authorized Freightliner service center that works on Motorhomes.
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