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Old 11-13-2018, 07:18 PM   #1
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When I have my 2012 Crossroads Cruiser hooked to my truck, it leans to the left side. When I put the landing gear down on level ground with both front legs in the same number of holes on the legs, the left side will hit the ground while the right side is still about 2” off the ground. The left leg will push that side of the rv up and level it out. When both legs are in contact with the ground and the rv is leveled front to back, it will also be level side to side. I called Lippert about a solution but no real help. If anyone has had this same issue and found a solution, I would appreciate your help. Thanks, Bill
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Old 11-13-2018, 07:27 PM   #2
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How many slide outs on the left side?
Have you checked the suspension to make sure all is OK there? No broken spring leaves, etc.?
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Old 11-13-2018, 09:28 PM   #3
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Same here.

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When I have my 2012 Crossroads Cruiser hooked to my truck, it leans to the left side. When I put the landing gear down on level ground with both front legs in the same number of holes on the legs, the left side will hit the ground while the right side is still about 2” off the ground. The left leg will push that side of the rv up and level it out. When both legs are in contact with the ground and the rv is leveled front to back, it will also be level side to side. I called Lippert about a solution but no real help. If anyone has had this same issue and found a solution, I would appreciate your help. Thanks, Bill
I've also noticed the difference between the landing gear legs.
I don't concern myself with the number of holes in the legs. I just drop each leg so they are about the same length and press the "ext" button. As soon as either leg touches the ground I stop and check the other leg to make sure it is also touching the ground. If not a grab my 6"x 8" pre-cut blocks of plywood (1/8"/ 1/4"/ 1/2"/ 5/8" and 3/4" or any combination there of) and slip it under the leg not touching earth and raise the landing gear to clear the hitch.
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:08 AM   #4
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My TT ZT260BH leans to the right. With the kitchen, cupboards and rear storage all on the right side I think it can only lean that way. Left side only has small storage under dining benches which when slide is in, doesn’t have much weight on that side.
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:29 AM   #5
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3 slides on the left and one big one on the right. The heavy stuff is on the left but I was wondering if the leaning is normal. A 2” difference seemed a bit much to me. Thanks, Bill
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:33 AM   #6
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I too tried putting the landing gear as you described with a different number of holes in each leg but then the brain would not be level when set up on level ground. Thanks, Bill
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Hello.

Just a few questions. First I see your camper is a 2012 have you had it sense new or just get it? What I am getting at is did the leaning just start or has it always been there? Also you said when you drop the landing legs and they are in the same holes one is 2" off the ground. Next time measure from the frame to the ground on each side on a known level spot to see if one of the jacks is lower then the other.

I had a camper that had to have one side of the landing gear worked on and when they reinstalled it it was not level with the other side so I had to loosen the bolts on that side and move it . Not saying that is your problem but would not hurt to check. Also as Lloyd said check the springs on that side there could be a broken leaf or something.

Another thing but a long shot check to make sure the tires are all the same brand and size. If you bought it used who knows.

One last thing what is the model of your camper. It might help to get a look at your floorplan My 29ck has 3 slides - 2 on the left and the kitchen on the right but I set pretty level.
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I've also noticed the difference between the landing gear legs.
I don't concern myself with the number of holes in the legs. I just drop each leg so they are about the same length and press the "ext" button. As soon as either leg touches the ground I stop and check the other leg to make sure it is also touching the ground. If not a grab my 6"x 8" pre-cut blocks of plywood (1/8"/ 1/4"/ 1/2"/ 5/8" and 3/4" or any combination there of) and slip it under the leg not touching earth and raise the landing gear to clear the hitch.

I pretty much follow the way Dave has described it.
With one exception. I replaced the foot on the right front jack with an adjustable one. No more carrying different size pieces of wood.











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Old 11-14-2018, 10:24 AM   #9
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I also do the same with my landing gear but I have some cheap cutting boards from Walmart that are plastic/nylon. They are about 8 x 11 I guess and less then 1/4" thick. Just pull the snaps drop the legs and raise till one snaps in the shim the other side. And when the boards get wet they don't come apart over time. I think they were .99 each. Works for me.
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Old 11-14-2018, 04:38 PM   #10
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Thank you all foryour input. Here is what I came up with:

Frame to ground
Left front - 24 5/8”
Right front - 25 3/4”
Difference of 1 1/8”

Left rear - 22”
Right rear - 23”
Difference of 1”

Front jacks to ground
Left front - 16 7/8”
Right front - 17 5/8”
Difference of 3/4”

Spring plate to ground
Left front - 18 1/4”
Right front - 18 5/8”
Difference of 3/8”

Left rear - 18 1/4”
Right rear - 18 5/8 “
Difference of 3/8”

I guess it is not as bad I I thought. I am just anal about these kind of things. I am a woodworker and deal in tolerances of 1/32”. I’m sure this is not the case when they build an RV.

Thanks to all!
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