Leaning fiat

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  1. Petew

    Petew Funster

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    I have a 2006 FIAT DUCATO 2.8 van

    It is about 2" lower on one side than the other other side at the back. It has just passed it's 1st MOT so it's not a broken spring.
    Anyone else had this problem?
     
  2. wildcamper

    wildcamper Read Only Funster

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    Hi petew welcome to motorhome fun:thumb:

    not sure about your springs but someone will be along soon that will know:thumb:
     
  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Hi,

    Could be a weak spring one side, uneven weight distribution.

    What make/conversion of MH?

    Peter
     
  4. Petew

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    The Motorhme is an IH, Model Tio R, built in Knottingly, Yorkshire.

    Despite this leaning problem I am very pleased with the van.
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Sorry do not know it, suggest as I said before or possibly weak shock absorder, Geo our spanner whizkid might know when he wakes up!!!!:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Bu****ers never about when you need him

    Peter
     
  6. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    i dont think it will be a weak shock absorber......they dont carry any weight, they only absorb any osolation in the springs/suspension.
    probably, as already mentioned, is a weak spring or an uneven load.
     
  7. sinbad1

    sinbad1 Deleted User

    Make sure you are on level ground it can be deceiving as the height of the van is bigger than the width any slight camber in the road will exagerate the lean.

    eg. if the van is say 80" wide and 100" high and parked on a camber of 2" from level the top of the van would be leaning 3" off plum.

    Probably a weight distribution.

    Regards
     
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