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Old 09-13-2018, 09:01 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2011
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Suspension disaster

Hi all,

Just thought I would remind everyone to check your suspension components before they fail. My camper is a 2015 XLR 27hfs and I have had a bad run of suspension failures over the last year... First I broke a leaf spring last year and then last week the inner wheel bearing exploded and trashed everything on the hub. During the hub replacement process I noticed the shackle links on the leafsprings looked weird so I disassembled them. As you can see the link is almost wore all the way through and about to fail and leave me stranded again. The other pic is what I did to get the camper home after the hub cooked, chain it up...
So, check your shackles if you have lots of mileage on your unit!
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:53 AM   #2
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Another one here, I have a 2014 27HFS and replaced the equalizer and all the bolts, shackles and bushings to wet bolts and bronze bushings, $ 170.00 total and about 3 hours
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