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Old 03-03-2016, 06:01 PM   #1
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Greyhawk front end align

After much reading on the forum concerning things that needed to be checked on new class c campers, I wanted to get the front end alignment of our 2015 Greyhawk 31DS looked at. I finally found someone close to our house that had the equipment setup to do it. He said the toe in or something like that was way out and the inside of the tires had actually started to wear. I had always noticed that the steering wheel felt very loose and the camper tended to wander side to side. After the alignment, the steering wheel feels much tighter and the camper handles much better. Not a bad $75 investment.
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Old 03-03-2016, 11:04 PM   #2
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And there are additional parts in the Ford parts bin that will make it even better still. I had the dealer put them in and got JAYCO to pay for it all, under warranty.
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Old 03-04-2016, 07:37 AM   #3
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What kind of parts are in the Ford bin? What symptoms did you tell the Ford dealer for them to tell you about these parts?
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:15 PM   #4
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Rick I have a brand new '16 Greyhawk that pulls to the right. Taking it in on Thursday for an alignment. It's going to cost me twice as much as what you paid so sounds like you got a great deal.
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Old 03-07-2016, 04:49 PM   #5
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I would think that if your camper is that new, Jayco would pay for the alignment. Mine already has 8K miles on it so I figured they wouldn't do anything with that. I would call them anyway, cant hurt. Good luck
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Old 03-08-2016, 08:27 AM   #6
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You may be right. I know the manual recommends getting an alignment after you have fully loaded the RV for how you use it. I know the dealership did not mention bringing it back for a free alignment and from what I have read it is common to need one initially. For me it is just really inconvenient to take it the hour drive up to Denver and to get it done. More of a convenience issue I guess rather than even worrying about it.
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Greyhawks are pretty paunchy to begin with as far as weight. ~2000 pounds of OCCC is pretty darn good for a Greyhawk; I've seen some models with less than 800 pounds !!!

At any rate, when I bought mine last year I had the dealer gas it up fully and put a full load of water in the water tank (my water tank sits over the rear axle). I had him align it as such, and Jayco paid for it.
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Yeah, if I could do it all over again I would have made sure it was properly aligned before I picked it up. Lesson learned! Now what I will press them on is this daggone tankless water heater. I've been out once and was not impressed.
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Lots of info here on the tankless. Also look at this:

GSWH-1M (NEW) - Girard Products, LLC |

Watch the video. And if you have a low flow shower head get rid of it. These tankless systems are not for boondocking.
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Thanks but I actually have the third generation GSWH-2. I've read up on it. Doesn't seem to be much or any better than the previous models.
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