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Old 12-25-2009, 02:18 AM   #11
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i feel bad for you. look at it this way- 134.96 per shock-198.72 per leaf spring and the real kicker is 21.88 per bolt. i would get to where your going and have a reputable shop look at your trailer to 1) make sure these repairs were done 2) give you a estimate for the repairs.

then i think you should contact a laywer. please post the shops name and info so others will be informed. also i'm sure if any of the regulars on this forum are near you, they will lend you a hand. if repair shop was a rv dealer for crossroads i would also contact crossroads and tell them what happened. as others have said i think you have no recoarse with crossroads because of the age of your trailer and your lack of documantation. again i'm sorry this happened to you. i hope you can straighten it out. keep us all posted.
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Old 12-25-2009, 04:37 AM   #12
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Thank you, I will look it up for thepartsand the name of the repair shop was called Desert View Mobil.We leave here tomorrow as we have to be in Palm Springs, but thank you we would loveto meet up with you.and I will check the prices and remember the California Law
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Old 12-25-2009, 04:44 AM   #13
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The only reason we were at the mobil was we needed to fill the tank. Our 2 year warranty was up on the 28th May of this year. I looked up the axles and I think I read it was for 5 yrs. But when I asked the repair man he said my axles were OK
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Old 12-25-2009, 05:40 AM   #14
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We had to have our axles aligned because the tires were wearing badly. The only way they can tell if the axles are ok is if they put the trailer on a rack with hydraulic equipment to straighten the axles. That is when they take measurements to see if they are bent. You can't just tell by looking.
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:41 PM   #15
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I just read this better late than never.



I just replaced my springs on my 2004 Cruiser TT, all 4, and they cost me around $150.00 for all 4 and that included the ublots and top plates. I put also a new hanger in the middle welded on along with a trailer hitch and that cost me $260.00 New brakes were $170.00 for the Dexter never adjust 4 of them, and new machined aluminum rims $360.00. Thats a total of $940.00 for all them parts. ( I also put a wet bolt kit and Trailair equaflex too for a total on that of arounf $175.00)



They took you for sure, you didnt get half of what I got off the net and it was 3 times as much. Not to pile on to make you feel bad but to inform you that it just isnt right them taking you like that. Id be contacting a lawyer for sure.
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Old 04-29-2010, 03:09 PM   #16
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Thank you for the info but our trouble is we don't know what we are talking about, if we were more knowlegable we would be better informed.What I do know is when I looked between the wheesl the traingle part was only being held by one bolt. Call it a spring or shock. The 3 bars or rods that are bent up were straight and a round hole was long.The repair man said the trailer was too heavy for the rockers/shackles so he put on heavy duty. Now this was on the kitchen slide where there is no extra weight. I could understand if it was on the large slide on the drivers side where all the weight is.I took out the heavy TV and added a flat screen so the weight is not there. I put on 2 new tires before we left in October and arrived in Arizona and had this problem, I think it was OK when we left or the tireman might have told us. Really now we have no confidence in going away on a trip I keep thinking What is going to go wrong next time. I think I know for sure next time the wheels are not going to be falling off.I hope. Thank you for your post
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Old 04-30-2010, 12:59 AM   #17
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You did not memtion how much or what section of I 40 you drove. We just returned from a trip where we went from Lake Havasu to Meteor Crater via I 40. That is the worst section of Interstate I have ever been on. It has chuck holes several feet in diameter and about 3-6 inches deep. If that would not break springs then I am not sure what would. On the return trip to Las Vegas we found the West bound lane about the same.
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Old 05-01-2010, 02:55 AM   #18
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We travelled down hyw 95 from Las Vegas, then there is a short time on I 40 before turning onto 95 south at Needles. We usually slow right down if the road is rough or is being worked on. At all times we do the speed limit and relax and enjoy the ride. Also now that we have driven all the way home, since Dec now it is April, there is no sign of wear on the tires.Glad to see that.
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