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LX and LXI (Unique Issues) If you have a unique issue with your LX or LXI model coach and it can't be answered in one of the other forums here, then this is where you can list it, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE ISSUES INVOLVED WITH ANY LAWSUIT.....list your LX and LXI Parts here too.

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Old 11-04-2019
cgremill cgremill is offline
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Default air lines

Does anyone know a source for the +/- 1/4" nylon air lines that run all through the coach? I have a slow leak at one of my pressure switches (for the step and suspension) and the aux compressor is constantly cycling on and off. I want to buy a spool of the air line and replace most of the lines that have shrunk due to age and the Florida heat.

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Chip Gremillion
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
2000 LXi 43 Single Slide
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Old 11-04-2019
Bikeboy57 Bikeboy57 is offline
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Location: Inverness
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You are looking for 1/4 DOT compliant tubing. Do not use the stuff from Lowes/HD.

McMaster Carr isn’t the cheapest source but sells in long rolls and colors, plus it will show up at your door.

Any Parker hydraulic store will carry it.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
Inverness, Florida when we're home
99 Newell with DD Series 60
Subaru Outback toad
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Old 11-04-2019
Jim Brookshire Jim Brookshire is offline
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You should be able to buy DOT tubing at any GOOD auto parts store.
Jim Brookshire
2001 LXI
Saluda, NC
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Old 11-05-2019
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CarneyRacing CarneyRacing is offline
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Search for any heavy duty truck parts store. They will have rolls of it, and probably a bit cheaper than at an auto parts store.
Steve & Alanna George
Pewamo, MI
1979 FC35 SB
250T, 4.33
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Old 11-05-2019
csullivan csullivan is offline
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If they utilized push-in fittings, that will more than likely be the source of your leak. Change them out to the compression fitting with a Ferrell.
Colin Sullivan
Currently Birdless
Baltimore, MD
Cell: 410-240-6326 Verizon
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Old 11-05-2019
djlcanuck djlcanuck is offline
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I had the same problem earlier this year. After getting the bird up in the air and crawling around under there to find it. The problem was the pressure protection valve and both of the step air control valves. Before you run out and buy a spool of line, make sure you know where and what is leaking. The step control valves were a cheap and easy fix the PPV was a serious pain.
Doug Long
Coleville, SK
96 WB42
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