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Old 04-10-2015, 01:23 PM   #1
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2015 351DS First Major Problem

We've had trailers/rvs for about 10 years. We recently purchased a 351DS. All RVs go through that first few months of repairs of odds and ends.

I took ours in for a front end alignment, it's covered in the first 90 days, because I notice a slight pull to the right. It has 1700 miles, 1200 of which were on it when we purchased it.

Got a call yesterday from repair shop...BENT AXLE. Obviously the dealer is cooperating, it is less than two months old.

Is this common straight from the dealer? What else should I look for to structurally? Can this happen just driving, What causes a bent axle, considering it has not been overloaded.

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Old 04-10-2015, 01:26 PM   #2
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Could have been bent from the factory OR the transport driver hit something pretty substantial delivering it to the dealer.
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Old 04-10-2015, 10:51 PM   #3
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Prolly gonna send you to Ford for repair under warranty since it is their chassis. Good luck!
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:14 AM   #4
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Yes going to ford house... I guess this is something new to add to the walk through, jeez.
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Old 04-12-2015, 03:23 PM   #5
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I would also request the front tires be replaced. If you noticed some ware there could be damage to the side walls, especially if something was hit in transport. Good Luck; Frank
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