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Old 01-30-2019, 08:57 AM   #1
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Leveling Motorhome

I am new to leveling a motorhome. I have a 2002 346ds and do not have auto level. I want to put levels around driver so I can do from sitting in seat question is do you put a level on floor or counter to level than I will install levels in driver area thanx
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Now that is a really good question. I would use a level at the midway point between the front and rear of the coach. Assuming you have linoleum flooring or something flat at that location.
As for me, I always use the manual buttons and use a level app on my phone because the auto level lights are no where near accurate.
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Now that is a really good question. I would use a level at the midway point between the front and rear of the coach. Assuming you have linoleum flooring or something flat at that location.
As for me, I always use the manual buttons and use a level app on my phone because the auto level lights are no where near accurate.
The OP doesn't have auto leveling... so he doesn't have manual buttons.
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I use a level midway on the floor, and a bull's eye level in the refrigerator.
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Old 01-30-2019, 09:39 AM   #5
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The OP doesn't have auto leveling... so he doesn't have manual buttons.
My apologies, I misunderstood his post. I assumed he had electric levelers without an auto setup button.
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My apologies, I misunderstood his post. I assumed he had electric levelers without an auto setup button.
No problem. You may be right. I assumed the opposite.
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I have manual leveling system dewald
It has buttons for all jacks
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When I had my 2000 MH and 4 independent levelers (big foot) I initially leveled the coach using a plumb bob hung from the ceiling and then installed 2 bubble levels; one on the dash and one on the drivers side window top sill (used 5M tape) indicating level. I always tried to run 2 levelers at a time. I leveled fore/aft first then left/right. Everyone does it different and this worked for me, so if your system allows it might work for you.
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I did see your control panel and noted that you have buttons for left/right-fore/aft only and therefore your levelers work in tandem. A lot better than my Big Foot system.
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Bubbles thanx I was a tt person than looked at gas mileage tower vs a motorhome not much difference went mh my friend has won he was ready to go and I am still backing up. Just looking to sit in driver seat and level but I need a level pint than put levelers on dash an side just do not know if they are gonna be accurate
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No problem. You may be right. I assumed the opposite.
You were right, wrapperman. I made the wrong ASSumption!
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Take a look at the levelmate Pro. Will let you see if your level from anywhere in the coach. Not the least expensive solution but it does work great.

You can mount the unit midship where it will function the best, and then view how much you need raise the corners from the captains seat.
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Take a look at the levelmate Pro. Will let you see if your level from anywhere in the coach. Not the least expensive solution but it does work great.

You can mount the unit midship where it will function the best, and then view how much you need raise the corners from the captains seat.
Agreed with the LevelMate Pro.

And what I think is the the OP's original question -- the point of reference for deciding what is level for that can be wherever is most comfortable for you. Be it the floor, the bed, the stove, or the bottom of the fridge - it doesn't entirely matter what you use as your point of reference.
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Old 01-30-2019, 06:52 PM   #14
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Thanx guys its not a bad price anything cheeper retired on a fixed income lol. Every retire says that right
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You were right, wrapperman. I made the wrong ASSumption!
I can relate to that, cause I've been down that road way too many times.
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