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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-05-2011, 08:35 Thread Starter
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2002 Autoquest 100 - hard ride - kids are revolting...

Hi Folks,

We recently purchased a 2002 plate Autoquest 100.

The kids - strapped in the bag are complaining about the hard ride.

After some investigation, initial task was to ensure the correct tyre pressure according to the Elddis manual for a 2.0 HDI Peugeot chasis. Each tyre was in fact a different pressure from 46 to 52 PSI.

Is there any other steps I could undertake to reduce the noise of rattling teeth from the passengers sitting in the back of the MH.

Thx
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The kids - strapped in the bag are complaining about the hard ride.

'Tis no wonder!
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Are the 'van springs riding the bump-stops? Have a look under the van at the rear leaf springs (if that's what you have) and see if they have a big cone shaped bumper between them and the motorhome floor.

If the 'van is on the bump stops then you may need to think about air-bags or new higher spec springs?




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LOL - Thanks Pippin and BwB for your replies..

'Kids strapped in the bag', now question you need to ask yourselves..was that a typo or not...

..though I may have meant 'back'


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The kids - strapped in the bag are complaining about the hard ride.

'Tis no wonder!
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IF your running on the bump stops (as has been suggested) it might be a good idea to visit a weighbridge to check your rear axle weight when fully ladenede. you could have a nasty shock

If thats Ok then air-ride or similar is the way to go !!
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