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Old 03-23-2016, 01:10 PM   #1
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Wrong Size Spare

Just went out to get trailer from storage and found one tire low. Figured I'd throw on the spare and tow it home. Get the low tire fixed later. Trailer has 225/75R15 tires on it. Spare is 205/75R15. Just never noticed the difference. I guess it's back to Camping World to get the right spare. Next time I do a PDI I'll add that to the list too
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Old 03-23-2016, 07:24 PM   #2
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My last camper was the same way. The spare was a different size (smaller) than the other tires. Not sure of the rationale behind that.
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Old 03-23-2016, 08:23 PM   #4
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With spring suspension it might work. But with the torque flex axles they have to be the same size. Anyway stopped by camping world and got no help. They said trailer came that way from forest river. And it's now out of warranty. Nothing they can do. Called forest river and they claim all trailers ship with the correct size spares. Dealer must have swapped it.
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Old 03-23-2016, 10:02 PM   #5
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The trailer manufacturer cannot violate the intent of the federal certification label. Look on yours (LH forward external section of the trailer) to see what the manufacturer said they provided. If the did provide yours with a spare they were required to register all tires delivered to you at the time of sale. Sometimes a dealer will swap out tires. If that happened to you the registered tire will not match the spare you have in hand if it does not match the info on the tire placard.
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Old 03-24-2016, 07:36 AM   #6
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The spare definitely doesn't match. Was going to get new tires anyway since the OEM tires stopped holding air. Just seems the local Camping World is kind of shady.
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