Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-22-2020, 10:06 AM   #41
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 719
Which I believe makes sense. The quality of the alignment was bad, and that seems to be on the folks that actually performed the work and received payment.
__________________

__________________
2017 JayFlight 21QB
2013 Ford F150 SCrew V8

Favorite Book On The Road
Currently Reading Picture of Dorian Gray
Author of Mack Thomas: The Total Beat
TaftCoach is offline  
Old 05-22-2020, 10:23 AM   #42
Senior Member
 
Camper_bob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: South Texas
Posts: 5,921
Yup, sounds like he got the ol' "kick the toe and go" alignment. Which is an incomplete job at best. If I had the time and felt like it was worth the effort, I would go harder against the dealer, and by extension, the alignment shop. I'm not sure I would've taken the unit back from the dealer after a short test drive which would have uncovered the fact that the problem was not solved, but that ship has sailed. But most of the time, I just chock it up to a learning experience, pay a good vendor for the job to be done right and move on with life.

There's a member here (can't remember his handle right now) that is fond of saying "Is this the hill you want to die on?" I think it's appropriate in this situation. The rig is fixed, so enjoy it. That dealership dropped the ball pretty hard on this one, so I don't think I'd be spending any more money there. Jayco did what they were supposed to do, so smearing them is not right in this case.
__________________

__________________

-2018 Greyhawk 29MV
-2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JLU) (Primary Toad)
-1994 Jeep Wrangler YJ (Secondary Toad)
-2014 Jay Flight 28BHBE & Ram 2500 6.4L CC 4x4 (sold)
Camper_bob is online now  
Old 05-22-2020, 10:57 AM   #43
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 192
I'm sure you checked, but make sure tire pressure is set right. I missed it in PDI. It got to destination, has to be correct, right? wrong....

First time with MH, had trailers before. I picked up in Orlando and drove back to Atlanta. Whole time on interstate I'd sway a bunch on light wind and semis passing. Tough drive/two hand white knuckle all the home with plenty of time to think about what I've gotten myself into.

Come to find out, one of the dual tires in the back had 20 psi. Took it to a shop and the air extension from the inside tire was leaking.

After having that fixed, I haven't had any issues with sway or original alignment, outside what I'd expect from driving a big box down the road.
__________________
2018 Jayco Greyhawk 31FS
mini4mw is offline  
Old 05-23-2020, 09:32 AM   #44
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Indio
Posts: 35
i would love to close this old thread (2 years)that folks have recently started responding too again but not sure how!
jkkinder is offline  
Old 05-23-2020, 09:49 AM   #45
Senior Member
 
RetiredOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Ocean County
Posts: 1,861
Quote:
Originally Posted by jkkinder View Post
i would love to close this old thread (2 years)that folks have recently started responding too again but not sure how!

Ha... that happens all the time... someone does a search, and a thread pops up. They DON'T look at the date of the thread, and just respond as if the thread was just started yesterday....
__________________
----------------

2019 Redhawk 24B

RetiredOne is offline  
Old 05-23-2020, 10:56 AM   #46
Site Team
 
norty1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 16,826
Thread closed at op's request. Problem resolved to his satisfaction.

It's still accessible for information.
__________________

__________________
Moderator
2011 351RLTS Eagle, Mor/Ryde suspension & pin box, Hughes PWD50 Power Watchdog
06 F350 Lariat PSD SRW, LB, CC, EGR delete kit, 16K DrawTite hitch, Timbrens, TST TPMS
2017 GMC Terrain (future TOAD)

Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try:Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
norty1 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jayco, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.
×