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Old 04-11-2016, 07:22 PM   #1
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Play in the steering wheel..new RedHawk.

I just picked it up on Saturday,drove home from the dealer in a April snow storm..anyway drove around today and the steering seems to have some play in it..I can feel every bump in the road..is this normal?thanks
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:28 PM   #2
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Is it fully loaded? You may have too much weight in the rear. It also probably needs an alignment, which I think JAYCO usually covers.
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:36 PM   #3
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Just me and two kids...I haven't put anything in it yet.
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As Grumpy mentions, they all need a alignment. Jayco will pay for it. Most dealers don't do it unless you ask.
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It's something you would think they would check before pick up..the driver from jayco you would think he would say something..
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Check the tire pressure in all the wheels.

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It's something you would think they would check before pick up..the driver from jayco you would think he would say something..
They really need to be loaded in order to get a proper alignment.
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I drive a ford f550 utilty truck just about everyday steers way better than the new one..the faster I go the worse it gets..I call the dealer tomorrow..
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E450 wandering is most likely caused by having too little caster. Typically Ford sends them off the assembly line set about +3.5 degrees of caster which is OK for city driving. In an RV on the highway you want to have at least +5.5 degrees or more.
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Mudduck, I agree, the driver should have reported the problem. Mine was driven over 1,000 miles by this guy to get it to the dealership and on my drive home it pulled to the right like crazy. I got her all loaded up and took her to a truck shop for an alignment. Was told that my reimbursement check was put in the mail from Jayco Monday. Just curious, how was it driving that rig in the snow?
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