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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 09-21-2019
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While removing the sway bar ends today I noticed the difference in my front air bags. I am assuming these pics simply represent two bags that have different volumes of air. Looking for confirmation of that. Additionally, I do lose about 70lbs, both white and orange needle, in about 4 hrs, and I removed sway bar in hopes of improving ride quality. So, knowing all that are the pics still normal? I am sitting on a level concrete pad with just front levelers up and blocking in place. When lowered, I do sit level within 1/16, measuring from concrete to wheel well.
Thanks for any input.
Jon
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While removing the sway bar ends today I noticed the difference in my front air bags. I am assuming these pics simply represent two bags that have different volumes of air. Looking for confirmation of that. Additionally, I do lose about 70lbs, both white and orange needle, in about 4 hrs, and I removed sway bar in hopes of improving ride quality. So, knowing all that are the pics still normal? I am sitting on a level concrete pad with just front levelers up and blocking in place. When lowered, I do sit level within 1/16, measuring from concrete to wheel well.
Thanks for any input.
Jon
Those appear to be two different types of air bags. You are level so maybe you are ok.
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Old 09-22-2019
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Thanks Al for your input. Why do you think they may be different types? What am I not seeing?
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While removing the sway bar ends today I noticed the difference in my front air bags. I am assuming these pics simply represent two bags that have different volumes of air. Looking for confirmation of that. Additionally, I do lose about 70lbs, both white and orange needle, in about 4 hrs, and I removed sway bar in hopes of improving ride quality. So, knowing all that are the pics still normal? I am sitting on a level concrete pad with just front levelers up and blocking in place. When lowered, I do sit level within 1/16, measuring from concrete to wheel well.
Thanks for any input.
Jon

The pics were taken with the coach jacked up and on blocks?
No air in the bags?
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Yes, pics were shot with levelers extended. Tag dumped first, sup dump for a short period, possibly to 60lb then shut off, levelers deployed, blocked.
Wondering if there is any relationship to the one bag looking more deflated, and our air leak? As well as, is that how a partially deflated bag looks?
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Take it off the jack. Air the system up and then look at the bags. They are rubber. Their shape is dependent on air pressure and load.
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Thanks Rick for your input. Yea, I get all that, that's why I mentioned that I do sit level once aired up. I was hoping someone smarter than I would look at the pics and be able to say...."totally normal", or, "double check so & so valve, you shouldn't be deflating at unequal pressures." After sitting overnight both bags appear exactly the same. So the unequal pressure happens upon sup dump.
Looking forward to my new Koni's to arrive!
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