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Old 12-08-2014, 09:52 PM   #11
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Our Berk when we first got it the steering felt very loose, so we had a safe-t-plus put on and went from two handed driving to one handed most of the time, nice and firm now.


Agree with tmmar, air bags down, flat hand between the tire and wheel well, air bags up, hand up between tire and wheel well.

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Old 12-09-2014, 01:16 PM   #12
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Thank you for the comments.


While we were driving the rig home my wife read all the manuals and her constant question was "what is the recommended tire pressure?". There were references to it all over the motorhome manual but no numbers listed, only reference to look at the tire sidewall's markings. I know that for cars, tires' list max pressure that this tire can be inflated to, and I would not want to inflate the tires that much. Cars also have a sticker, which is usually glued to the driver's side either front or rear door seal with listed cold tire pressure for front and rear tires (usually for a couple of tire sizes).


The question is where to find this in 400BH?


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Old 12-09-2014, 01:24 PM   #13
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If you google Goodyear tire pressure chart, it will give you the proper pressure for our tires depending on the weight of the coach. I weighed mine full of gas, all of our normal stuff in there, clothes for a trip and the wife, both kids and myself. This is the weight I usually weigh when traveling and then looked it up in the chart and set my tires to that. If i add water to the tank, I take that into account but it's rare I travel with fluid in the tanks. Hope this helps and if need be I can take a picture of the chart and post it.

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Old 12-09-2014, 01:36 PM   #14
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Here is the chart. When you weigh the coach on a 4 point scale, it will give you each weight on all four tires and then you can look at the chart and inflate or deflate as necessary.

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Old 12-09-2014, 02:54 PM   #15
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Thank you very much. This is a must info. I would think the dealer tell things like that.


I just downloaded that PDF file and saved on my phone.
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Old 12-09-2014, 06:53 PM   #16
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Alex,
Not to be too negative, but it is a big win if the dealers know own their names!!! (LOL!!).
Dealers only know how to sell, not the workings behind the coach.
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Old 12-09-2014, 06:59 PM   #17
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I'll chime in for anthem RV.... I also got mine there and I live in phoenix. They took the time to walk through it with me but I didn't know what I didn't know... Once I started using it I had 10,000 questions for them and they were great at walking me through stuff. But that being said this forum is the true great resource. Thank you forum!


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Old 12-12-2014, 08:59 AM   #18
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X2 on everything that Jason said. Like to add that we all may have different brand tires and you must look up the pressure for the your brand, model, size and weight. Set pressure according to each wheels weight and in morning before driving. It is difficult to find 4-wheel weighing places, but frequently at big rallies, it will be available. Otherwise use axle weighing, available at CAT scales. Also, check frequently!
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Just an FYI. The tires on the same axle should be set to the same pressure.
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Old 12-13-2014, 10:26 AM   #20
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I would also add that the heaviest side of the axle is what sets the tire pressure for the axle. That is why a 4 corner weight is a must.
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