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Old 09-05-2014, 07:20 PM   #1
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365saq leaning to the left side??

I have noticed over the last few months that every time we have been camping, I have had to put plywood under my left side tires in order to level it out. I know I have bad luck, but there is no way EVERY camping spot I have chosen is not level!! Our camping buddies have a tow behind, and they camp next to us all the time and there spots are level, they have never had to level side to side like I have to do with the 365saq.

Thinking of bringing the trailer over to a chassis and suspension shop and get them to check out the bow in the leaf springs.


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Old 09-05-2014, 07:25 PM   #2
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What are you referencing "level" to? Not sure if you or the dealer put the stick on levels on the camper, but I never trust them if the dealer has done in. I always take the longest level possible, and find a good average between floor, walls, countertops, and fridge, then stick the levels.
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Old 09-05-2014, 07:51 PM   #3
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Didn't put the stick on ones, I put on the hitch by the fifth wheel and it's level. I also can tell the difference when I am level with the plywood vs no plywood. I.e. The way the water drains out the shower, doors staying shut/open.

I do have the 6k axles under the camper.


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Old 09-05-2014, 08:09 PM   #4
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I do have the 6k axles under the camper.


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That very well may be your problem. I'll bet that one or both of that side springs are no longer arched.
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That very well may be your problem. I'll bet that one or both of that side springs are no longer arched.

That's what I am thinking also....


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Old 09-05-2014, 08:29 PM   #6
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Cajun, what year model 365 do you have and what is the weight on the curb side yellow sticker on your rig?(in front of propane door)
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I know mine will drop on one side after extending all the slides. I have to set mine up a little high on the side with all the slides to compensate.

I am also curious to the weight of the unit. Have you had it across the scales to know how much weight is on the axles?
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Mine was unlevel on the passenger side due to the springs loosing their arch. You can get under the rv and look at it. It was quite obvous. When the slides are out on the drivers side it will be unlevel on the drivers side.
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I have a 2014 model. Yellow tag weight is 12,898. Certified Cat Scales weight is 13,740 with 11,500 on trailer axles.

Been down the axle replacement road, have beat that horse to death, so that is not a option until income tax season next year.



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I have a 2014 model. Yellow tag weight is 12,898. Certified Cat Scales weight is 13,740 with 11,500 on trailer axles.

Been down the axle replacement road, have beat that horse to death, so that is not a option until income tax season next year.



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Now that you have a problem(if one/both have de-arched), it puts the ball back in there court. I know we've talked about this, but DOCUMENT well even with pics! Send them the pics and seek counsel if needed. Your dry weight is 137 pounds less than mine was when I started this!!!!! That is too much weight for 6k axles(no wiggle room). Sorry, I know what you've been through. But now, you have LOTS more ammunition. At some time, something like this is going to injure someone and I really don't see how they could not be held liable for LOTS of monetary damage due to them replacing many of them. It is against forum rules to map out the next step if you have bent springs, but I think someone with product liability experience should be sought.
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