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Old 06-24-2019, 09:25 PM   #1
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Axle off center

We just noticed on our last trip that our axle is off centered. Has any one else ever had this issue? I guess I have to call the dealer... That I really don't like to deal with.

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Old 06-25-2019, 08:57 AM   #2
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What do you mean by off center? As compared to the wheel wells or other axle? a pic would be nice.

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Old 06-25-2019, 09:43 AM   #3
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If you mean the axle spacing between the tires? Did you move it after you discovered? Sometimes they look awkward after parking.

The type of suspension would/might also affect the "what's wrong" with it. IE on leaf suspension the "walking beam" can flip from rough terrain.
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Old 06-25-2019, 10:36 AM   #4
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I worked for a company that built custom trailers some years ago and learned a few good things such as: When mounting axles we had the trailer frame upside down. After setting an axle in place, whether it was going to be single axle or multiple axles, we measured from the end of the spindle (no tires on spindle yet) to the center point of the hitch on each side. This was an important measurement to make sure the axle tracked straight going down the road. An axle mounted and not being centered correctly would give what we called a "bird dog" track, in other words the rear end would over to one side or the other. So, IF that is what "Denmoor75" is referring to then it is an important measurement.
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Old 06-25-2019, 10:56 AM   #5
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We are all just guessing until additional information is given by the OP.
We know nothing about what type R/V they have or really what "off centered" means.
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