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Old 12-16-2014, 06:26 PM   #1
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Trailair Air Pressure?

New to fifth wheels and new to Trailair....Only have pulled our 2014 Silverback 33 RL one time and that was around Nov 1.......Noticed this week the airbag is flat.....how long can one expect the airbag to maintain it's pressure or is this something that one has to constantly be airing up?
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Old 12-16-2014, 07:10 PM   #2
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It should hold for several months. Air it up,take a spray bottle with soapy water in it and start searching for the leak
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Old 12-16-2014, 07:35 PM   #3
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I have the identical rv and pin box. You HAVE AN ISSUE, leak😒. Picked up my 2015 last April and it has traveled several trips, been in warm climates and stored in freezing weather. Picked it up today, pulled it 62 miles and it looks as fresh as a pretty girl at a prom 😁. Never put an ounce of air in it yet. And NO, ain't flat or soft!!


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Old 12-16-2014, 08:21 PM   #4
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I have the same trailair on my Cedar Creek and the most time I get before it goes soft is 1 month. The trailair was checked by the dealer twice and no leaks were found, I add air before each trip which is no big deal but it would be nice if it stayed inflated longer.
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Old 12-16-2014, 08:26 PM   #5
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We have to top ours off each trip (usually about a month between trips so far)... 2-5 lbs of air so not too much.
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Old 12-16-2014, 10:10 PM   #6
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I usually check mine each time I get ready to pull, and it normally requires a little air if it's been more than a week since I last pulled it. I keep a 12 volt compressor in the basement and it only takes a few seconds to get it back where it should be.
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Old 12-16-2014, 11:28 PM   #7
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Old 12-17-2014, 11:57 AM   #8
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New to fifth wheels and new to Trailair....Only have pulled our 2014 Silverback 33 RL one time and that was around Nov 1.......Noticed this week the airbag is flat.....how long can one expect the airbag to maintain it's pressure or is this something that one has to constantly be airing up?
We have the TrailAir setup on our CC 38FL as well. I check it every time we hook up, but I haven't had to put any air in it for over a year....
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Old 12-17-2014, 12:15 PM   #9
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I check mine before every trip, and it has always needed a little air added.
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Old 12-17-2014, 12:53 PM   #10
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Mine loses air but it doesn't go flat. I put 80 psi in it and the fiver sits where it should according to the arrows.
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:04 PM   #11
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I just purchased a 2015 CC silverback 331k and it doesn't have a air on box. I was wandering if it helps and how much it will cost, also is this something I can add?
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:16 PM   #12
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Have a look here; Air Rideā„¢ Pin Box
I traded my pullrite super glide for the one I have, plus installation. Smoother ride. You can look in your rear view mirror and watch it work.
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Old 12-17-2014, 03:05 PM   #13
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On the 5er I just got rid of, I would check it once every month or so and at the begining of the season.

If I wanted to check it after the trailer was on, I would fill it to where the arrows pointed. Usually around 80lbs.
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Old 12-18-2014, 12:57 PM   #14
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I got my TrailAire Tri-Glide installed last summer at the big FROG rally. Several of us Creekers got a VERY good deal from Lippert on the pin boxes. I has a stock pin box on it before this. I might have been imagining it, but I could tell the difference almost immediately. And on those bad interstates with the concrete sections where we used to get that "buckin' bronco" sensation (chucking?), the difference in the ride is amazing. We will still get a little bouncing if we hit a VERY bad section, but it dampens out quite fast. But I'm convinced it is the best money I've spent since I bought the Creek!


I started out carrying about 90 psi in the bag, but deflated it to about 80 and that's where I seem to like it. Bag seems to be holding pressure well, although I haven't been out in the camper for a few months. We'll know more this summer when we get rolling again. I too carry a 12V compressor and sometimes a 150 psi pancake compressor with me. The pancake requires 110V, of course. But for the air bag the little 12V works very well. (Not so much for my 110 psi tires though ).
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Old 12-26-2014, 11:05 PM   #15
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I have never looked at what pressure I have. I set mine about 1/4 inch down from the top of the arrow on the front of it. My pressure will vary according to how much of a load I have in the trailer. I use a 12 volt compressor to adjust it.
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Not long after I purchased my 33RL I installed a Trailair TriGlide. What a difference! To make getting the correct amount of air in the air bag, I installed a gauge. After I installed it, I hooked up the truck and adjusted the pressure to get the correct ride height. Once I got the height correct, I unhooked the truck and noted the pressure. Now I can add air to the air bag without need to hook up the truck. For my camper all I need is about 50 PSI.
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Old 01-20-2015, 09:01 AM   #17
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Enjoy the ride!! TrailAir is simply GREAT! 😃


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