broken leaf spring

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  1. georgie boy

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    hi
    just been out fixing the step on my motorhome only to find out it has a broken leaf spring, can anybody give me any advice on were i can purchase good quality replacements i live in liverpool also do you have to replace both
    its on a autotrail cheyenne on the fiat multi jet 2007
     
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    try a google search using the below link - they may only carry popular ones as stock
    http://www.google.co.uk/search?clie...&q=road+springs,+liverpool&btnG=Google+Search
    The main fiat agent is on Huyton industrial estate if that fails.
     
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    cant help with sourcing a spring but you should always fit a pair.

    the originals will have weakened with age and load and to fit just one will probably raise that side to the point of being lop-sided.
     
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    These guys here can supply uprated springs for your motor home and will deliver, A good opertunity to improve your vans suspension
    If fitting standard springs you dont have to replace both but it is good practise to do so.:thumb:
    If uprating, then both have to be replaced
    Geo
     
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    I only replaced one spring to start with and i needed 0.5bar in the airide on one side and 5.0 bar in the other to keep the back end level (side to side) Go for two:Smile:

    Mine cracked in exactly the same place as yours... (and it passed an MOT)
     
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    Hi

    Looking around a few forums in the last few days have noticed a few Fiat's that are coming up for MOT's seem to be needing springs replacing, don't know if this is a trend but might be worth watching. Have put this on both spring posts
     
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    They supplied. I found them cheaper than ebay and Carl, the guy I spoke to was very, very efficient. Springs arrived next day and I got my local garage to fit them

    stew
     
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