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Old 09-12-2021, 07:36 PM   #1
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frame stress cracks

have 2016 MS , found stress cracks on front vertical beams ( where leveling legs are attached) both sides , just under the diagonal gusset!!! any insight would be appreciated
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Old 09-12-2021, 09:09 PM   #2
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Any chance you have pictures?
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Old 09-13-2021, 08:39 AM   #3
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Old 09-16-2021, 02:01 PM   #4
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Id be having a conversation with Lippert and sharing those pics! They may OR may not stand behind the cracks, who knows but they certainly can correct that situation!

Not sure how far from Goshen you are but its worth a try. Of course any certified welder could hook you up too.

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Old 09-16-2021, 05:44 PM   #5
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Sounds like he has found a shop to do the repairs. I will let him elaborate.
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Old 09-20-2021, 04:41 PM   #6
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I see modified in the signature, what was modified? I would think any good welder could fix this, likely better that a trip to IN.
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Spoke to the OP. He has taken the RV to a Trailer Fabrication/repair shop. They unfortunately have to stay in a motel until the work is complete.

He is going to be personally involved in removing the propane tanks and tray support, hydraulic pump along with battery pack on drivers side front. He will also be removing the lower front cap. He will have a shop employee working with him to get the RV opened up to do the actual repairs. I am sure I missed a few things that have to be removed to actually have room to do the repairs.

The Shop was highly recommended by several RV facilities.

This is a big job but the OP knows what he is doing and I am sure it will all turn out well. It's simply going to take time to remove everything to get to the main issue and then re install everything.
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