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Old 04-01-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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I have a 2011 Rockwood 8281 SS and the steps are becoming very soft, when I looked at them on the frame it was cracking and it was only two bolts that mount and two screws that help hold it down is that right or should there be more mounting bolts?
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Old 04-01-2013, 06:51 PM   #2
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I would think there should be 4 mounting bolts.
2 front 2 rear.

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Old 04-01-2013, 07:22 PM   #3
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Is there a phone number for a rockwood rep that I could contact about this since it's out of warranty and this is the second time I've had issues with the steps?
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:35 PM   #4
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The phone number off the brochure is 574 642 2640. The contact name I had from before for warranty is Doug Fought.

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Old 04-02-2013, 07:15 PM   #6
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Called flexco, they are sending some new rails, but don't know if this will solve the problem.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:44 PM   #7
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Got new rails, still have a problem, on the back of the steps there are just two self tapping screws to secure to frame. One hole is messed up from all the moving. Think I'm gonna weld a bar across the back and have more screws holding to the frame. Will have to pull off plastic under steps to make sure not putting holes where they don't belong.
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Got new rails, still have a problem, on the back of the steps there are just two self tapping screws to secure to frame. One hole is messed up from all the moving. Think I'm gonna weld a bar across the back and have more screws holding to the frame. Will have to pull off plastic under steps to make sure not putting holes where they don't belong.
Don't remove plastic or weld,use threaded pop rivets where the holes are stripped out. Then you can use bolts to secure the steps. Youroo!!
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I'll have to give that a try.
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Don't remove plastic or weld,use threaded pop rivets where the holes are stripped out. Then you can use bolts to secure the steps. Youroo!!
What's a threaded pop rivet?
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