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Old 09-03-2013, 09:11 AM   #11
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They might be Dexter Nev-R-Lube bearings. Here is the manual for them. It just says to inspect them once a year or 12000 miles.

http://www.trailerparts4u.com/files/...20Bearings.pdf
X2 Most wheel bearings/axles have this same recommendation. I do mine myself every year. When you do it yourself it is cheap insurance. Around $25 bucks for new seals and grease
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:18 AM   #12
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They could very well be the Lippert SBS or Sealed Bearing System. I HAD those on my 2010 CC and found three of four bearings were wearing beyond serviceability. The way to check is to jack the tire off the ground. Grab the tire at the 9 and 3 O'clock positions and try to wiggle the wheel in and out. If you find they feel sloppy, then call Lippert and have them send out two new axles with conventional hubs for FREE. That's what they have done for many owners and as of last year there was a recall on the SBS axles from what I understand. When I called Lippert, I aked for new bearings and they said they would do one better and ship out 2 new axles. All I had to do was swap over my backing plates with the brake hardware and connect up the wiring. Lippert has phased out the SBS system. Do a search, there have been lots of failures with some catastrophic. Good luck!
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:18 AM   #13
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It is a (2007) you bought it (2) years ago. With (No) history,and you want (Peace of Mind) for a long trip next year,(Replace all (4) Bearing Packs if this is what your axles require! Youroo!!
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:14 AM   #14
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I guess I have more digging to do. It would be nice to find out what kind is on the trailer. It would be great to find a manual that is specific to my 5th wheel, and not just a generic "universal" Forest River 5th Wheel manual. I'll keep looking, and if nothing else, will take it to a RV center, and not a local mechanic.
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Have you tried contacting Cherokee with your model #? They may be able to give you part numbers and serial numbers for many components of your RV.
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Old 09-04-2013, 06:58 AM   #16
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Crawl under the trailer and locate the manufacture and serial numbers.
If Lippert, Jot down the axle serial numbers and contact them.
Lippert Components, Inc
If Dexter Axle..Dexter Axle - Trailer Axles and Running Gear Components - Home
They will tell you exactly what you have. It's unlikely you will find any manual specific to your make/model.
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