My Motorhome Tilts To One Side When I Open The Slideout
(Santa Clarita, CA)
I just bought a 2000 Tioga 31W with a big slide out. The slide out itself does not sag, but the entire RV tilts to one side and is no longer level when the slide it out. I have two scissor stabilizers jacks in the back only. Do I need my shocks replaced, or what do I need to do?Protect your RV and your family while on the road: Join Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service Today and save!
ANSWER: Greetings Shellie thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.
I am confused by your problem. Your Motorhome should have come standard with Hydraulic HWH Leveling Jacks not scissor jacks. Somewhere in your Motorhome usually on the dash should be a control panel that allows you to raise and lower these jacks to level your Motorhome prior to opening your slideout.
Sorry that I cannot tell you the exact location of the control panel, but these leveling jacks should be deployed and the Motorhome leveled prior to opening your slideout. If the jacks are deployed and working properly your Motorhome should remain level when the slideout is in the out position.
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If you are using the hydraulic jacks and the RV starts to tilt as the slide goes out, then you need to have the Hydraulic Jack System checked out as there may be a problem with the hydraulic system holding pressure due to low hydraulic fluid or a leak.
I hope this helps.
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