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Old 05-14-2013, 01:42 PM   #11
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stabilizer bent

Originally Posted by herk7769 View Post
The entire unit must be replaced. Lippert no longer sells the mechanical parts as spares; just the motor or the entire unit. A new unit is about 500 dollars which was an easy replacement. I kept the old one for parts.

I happen to have an entire unit (less my bent strut) if that can help you.
The screw seems fine and everything works perfectly; except it would not hold weight on the bent leg.

I am sure the shipping would be prohibitive.
Well Herk7769, I have bent my stabilizer and it looks the same as yours I am still under warranty but lippert has declined repair. Any advice?

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Old 05-14-2013, 01:52 PM   #12
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I did the same thing once. I bent the arms more than anything. My dealer was able to straighten them out for me (as I had it in for warranty work getting a faucet and counter top replaced), and it has worked good ever since.

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Old 05-14-2013, 02:46 PM   #13
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One of mine was bent when we picked it up new from the dealer. Looked at it all winter in FL and when we got home, I took all 4 braces off and heat-flattened & bent 4 pcs of 1/2" black pipe and replaced them.
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Old 05-15-2013, 09:04 AM   #14
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You could do what I did (just not at the dealer!) and buy a new unit.

Then you can hang the new unit and keep the other one fro spare parts.


Take it to a local welding shop and they can get it looking and working as good as new for only a few bucks.


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