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Old 04-30-2018, 07:20 PM   #1
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Levelling the travel trailer

Just curious how you all go about levelling your rv. I usually level left to right by putting plywood or blocks under the wheels and putting my level on the floor above the axles. Then I level front to back using the tongue jack. I did this last weekend, but when I checked 3 different places on the floor, the top of the fridge cabinet and the a-frame, I got 5 different readings, so where am I supposed to check?

We have a 2017 22BHM if it makes a difference.
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Old 04-30-2018, 07:22 PM   #2
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Just curious how you all go about levelling your rv. I usually level left to right by putting plywood or blocks under the wheels and putting my level on the floor above the axles. Then I level front to back using the tongue jack. I did this last weekend, but when I checked 3 different places on the floor, the top of the fridge cabinet and the a-frame, I got 5 different readings, so where am I supposed to check?



We have a 2017 22BHM if it makes a difference.


Level side to side in the middle of the floor , then front to back in same place.
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Old 04-30-2018, 07:46 PM   #3
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The most important thing to be level is the refrigerator so let's start with that. There's the 3deg. 5deg. rule that you should follow for optium efficiency and a reasonable life for the frig. Buy a 6" level and place it in the freezer base for both side to side and front to rear. The stick on levels that can also be screwed on are the easiest to use once and for all.
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Old 04-30-2018, 08:23 PM   #4
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Get one of these and put it on the floor of your freezer!

Level the trailer so the freezer is level and then put levels on the outside of your rig.

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Old 04-30-2018, 09:11 PM   #5
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Get one of these and put it on the floor of your freezer!

Level the trailer so the freezer is level and then put levels on the outside of your rig.

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I put one of these bubble levels on my tongue, on a pool of marine caulk, and then made sure it was level.

I no longer use a traditional level.
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Old 04-30-2018, 09:28 PM   #6
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We always set the outside levels by a 4’ longitudinal and 2’ transverse level on the floor vs 6” level both ways in the fridge. Took an average and set outside levels. We have a residential fridge but pretty much the same. You still want it level.
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I guess I’m ashamed to admit it, but I just eyeball the trailer as I’m setting it up, using blocks under the wheels and the tongue jack to level.
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Old 05-01-2018, 04:28 AM   #8
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The first time I leveled the trailer by using a level on the freezer rack both front to back then side to side. When that was level then I put the levels on the outside of the camper at level. There was enough variance between the floor, counter top and fridge I went with the fridge to set the bubble levels outside
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Old 05-01-2018, 06:04 AM   #9
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Back into our site while watching the LevelMatePro display on my phone that's on a magnetic mount on the TV dash. As I find a reasonably level area I jump out and throw the Andersen rapid jack under the low side, then back in the truck to back onto the jack while watching the display. When it says the TT is level I jump out and chock the wheels, then unhitch and run the tongue jack to the correct height while watching the display.

Takes a max of 5 minutes from backing in to unloading the truck, usually faster. I carry one light weight leveler for all occasions. Quick and easy.
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The DW use to use the skillet with water in it so eggs don't run and the bathroom door. So glad my NP has the auto leveling system. Now she can blame the auto level.

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