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Old 11-18-2012, 02:09 PM   #1
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rocking side to side

hi everyone well i have a 2012 329 georgetown motorhome and when i drive down the freeway at 55 or more the motorhome rocks side to side so bad i have to slow down to 45 i mean it rocks it is hardbto controll.just wandring if anyone has had this problem and what was it.an how they fixed it.i am on a trip about 400 miles from home and i need to go home and i am worried about driving it.any info will be appricated.i have not seen any threads on this problem.

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Old 11-18-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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hi everyone well i have a 2012 329 georgetown motorhome and when i drive down the freeway at 55 or more the motorhome rocks side to side so bad i have to slow down to 45 i mean it rocks it is hardbto controll.just wandring if anyone has had this problem and what was it.an how they fixed it.i am on a trip about 400 miles from home and i need to go home and i am worried about driving it.any info will be appricated.i have not seen any threads on this problem.

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Is this your first motorhome?
If you had cross winds that can do it.

If not you can contact John Armstrong the Forest River Georgeotwn Rep. or email him your VIN, name of your dealer and symptom's and that you are on a trip.

He may ask you to take it to a Ford Truck dealer to have it checked.
Pay for it and send him the invoice and he will send you a check.



John Armstrong -Warranty Manager ,Forest River Georgetown
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Office - 574-206-7618 Fax - 574-206-2484
His Asst. Ms April Conner – Office 574-206-7603AConner@ForestRiverInc.com

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Old 11-18-2012, 02:40 PM   #3
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i have had motorhomes for over 30 years this is the first time i have ever had this problem.i just finished getting my rear jack replaced i went thru mr armstrong about that took 3 weeks.i only have 4,000 miles on the m/h had two hydrolic lines and one jack go out already i will contact him again thanks

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Old 11-18-2012, 02:52 PM   #4
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i have had motorhomes for over 30 years this is the first time i have ever had this problem.i just finished getting my rear jack replaced i went thru mr armstrong about that took 3 weeks.i only have 4,000 miles on the m/h had two hydrolic lines and one jack go out already i will contact him again thanks

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Have you done the sway bar mod front and rear?
Many of us have moved the bolts to the hole closer to the axles and that reduced the sway on corners.
suspension mod - has anyone tried this??
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:09 PM   #5
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hi everyone well i have a 2012 329 georgetown motorhome and when i drive down the freeway at 55 or more the motorhome rocks side to side so bad i have to slow down to 45 i mean it rocks it is hardbto controll.just wandring if anyone has had this problem and what was it.an how they fixed it.i am on a trip about 400 miles from home and i need to go home and i am worried about driving it.any info will be appricated.i have not seen any threads on this problem.

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There are a couple of maybe related threads, search stabilizer or sway bar.

There’s a TSB (TSB-12-6-1) from Ford about the rear stabilizer.
There are several reports on here about loose, missing bolts and or brackets.
All of our bolts were loose, repaired by Ford… but you could do it if the brackets/bolts are still under there.

Here are the links.
http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f16/2011-f53-and-f59-suspension-tsb-28238.html

http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/search.php?searchid=1110792

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Yes sounds like loose or detached stabilizer bar or failed shock, front or rear. Both have been reported here I believe.
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:06 PM   #7
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I found that our 280 has one missing bolt and the bracket is hanging loose.
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Dealer replaced both brackets and bolts.
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have you checked your tire pressures?
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