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Old 05-31-2020, 01:57 AM   #1
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My coach is. 2017 year model. When I look at the coach from the front, the driverís side is 1.5-2.0Ē closer to the ground. I havenít experienced any problems driving it (I.e. pulling to the left or right), and, yes I checked the air pressure in the tires. Has anyone else experienced this? Now that I know, it drives me nuts when I look at it.
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Old 05-31-2020, 02:23 AM   #2
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Letís see photos
The only things that keep the body even on the chassis...
> Springs
> Shocks
> Anti Sway Bar

Any after market suspension mods on your rig?

Suggestion:
Look underneath an measure the distance from each front ďBump-StopĒ to the cross member.
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Old 05-31-2020, 12:37 PM   #3
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No aftermarket mods. Iíll check the measurements you suggested. Thanks
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Old 06-03-2020, 11:49 PM   #4
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The mechanic tells itís the spring. Now, all I have to do is find a place to get it fixed where I donít have to mortgage the house.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:15 AM   #5
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I would get another opinion. It may not be the spring, especially since your rig is not that old. It could be the framing that is attached to the chassis was not measured perfectly when it was made.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:46 AM   #6
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Looking at your floorplan: Is your water tank under the bed on the driver's side? Are your black and grey tanks also on the driver's side? Are any of them full (one or more)?

Water is heavy (8.3 lbs/gallon)... Take a look at it with everything empty.

There have been similar complaints about other coaches and Thor's response has been "everything is ok". Some people have lived with it, others have made changes.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:51 AM   #7
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Thanks all. Iíll be getting a second opinion tomorrow morning
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Old 06-04-2020, 01:06 AM   #8
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If I lived near you iíd give you a very very low low bid
Jack it up, use a spring compressor
Thatís what Iíd do

Glad you figured it out.
Good luck
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Old 06-05-2020, 12:35 AM   #9
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My Freedom Elite always leaned to the left a bit. More with the slide out. When I had it at a trusted truck alignment shop I asked about it. Itís almost certainly not a defect of any sort and just has more weight on one side than the other. He weighed my rig and demonstrated. He further said it was not actually a problem for the coach, it just looks odd. Itís not unlike driving your car with just the driver on board. The car doesnít care that the weight is not even! Notwithstanding, he said he could remedy the issue for about $150 or less by adding a small helper spring on the heavy side. Some folks do it even more cheaply with just a spacer. I decided not to worry about it and subsequently noticed that quite a few RVs do it. I simply hadnít noticed it until it was mine. Good luck!
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Old 06-07-2020, 12:49 AM   #10
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Youíve all been very helpful, thanks. I took it to a local shop in my area. They went over the chassis with a fine tooth comb, and assured my there was nothing wrong. Thanks again all
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