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Old 04-21-2014, 10:29 PM   #1
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Are the axles bent?

Do these axle photos look normal? They are not straight and the support on the drivers side is not straight.

We bought our 2014 2604WS new in March 2014. 90 miles home and 40 miles round trip on our first and only camping trip. We were super careful.

Here's the kicker - We bought the trailer from a large dealer in So Calif, which is now under lockdown and being sued by its creditor for being behind on payments (millions).

Do they look bent? Is this something Forest River will honor? Or did my dealer screw us over?





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Old 04-21-2014, 10:51 PM   #2
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Yes the axles are supposed to be bend this is how they align it and get camber.
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:56 PM   #4
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The axles are supposed to have that bow in them and it should be bowed up, so they are ok, the top photo shows a support tube that looks bent but may just be camera trick!
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:59 PM   #5
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The support tube looks just as it does in the photo. I show the passenger and drivers side. One is straight, the other is bent... is that normal?
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Old 04-21-2014, 11:00 PM   #6
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Thanks for the responses regarding the axles... I understand
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Old 04-21-2014, 11:26 PM   #7
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I am not sure that the bend in the riser tube is a problem, but if it was then it seems as though all one would need to do was have a welder pound it straight again and weld a strap or cap the end of the tube.

That should fix it but really I would just watch it and see if it bends anymore, if so have the above done.

And if it worries you then have the above done anyways.

It would probably cost less than taking it to the dealer and messing with it even if it was under warranty.

YMMV

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Old 04-22-2014, 02:58 AM   #8
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Thanks everyone... I feel a bit better about this. I was hoping that wasn't the reason why my door doesn't shut correctly. I think the problem there is more related to the way the door was mounted and not a frame issue though.
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Old 04-22-2014, 07:46 AM   #9
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Thanks everyone... I feel a bit better about this. I was hoping that wasn't the reason why my door doesn't shut correctly. I think the problem there is more related to the way the door was mounted and not a frame issue though.
Does your door only shut weird set up for camping or all the time?

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The support tube looks just as it does in the photo. I show the passenger and drivers side. One is straight, the other is bent... is that normal?
This is ours. They seem to be straight. Youroo!!
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