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Old 06-09-2019, 03:33 PM   #1
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All 4 tires wearing on inside and outside

I have noticed that all 4 of my tires have been wearing on both the inside and outside of the tire. I took it to the service department and the techinican said the axles and leaf springs look good. The tires have never been low. I always check them before leaving on a trip and use a TPMS. The camper has never been close to being overloaded. The technician said it may need an alignment and I am scheduled to take it in for that at another service department. The person at that service department said that he would need to check it to see if he could do an alignment on it.
So has anyone experienced this type of tire wear? Were you able to get an alignment and did it fix the problem? If he says it can't be aligned I'm not sure what I would do next except replace the entire suspension system and although I heard IS is great, I am not ready to invest in that now.
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Old 06-09-2019, 03:54 PM   #2
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On EDIT, I missed that you said "inside and outside". That can't be alignment. It is low pressure, or if you have G614 tires like Michelle and Ann say below, that is just how they look. Maybe some of the other G-rated tires too.
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Old 06-09-2019, 03:59 PM   #3
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If you happen to have the Goodyear G614 that may be typical wear pattern of them.
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Old 06-09-2019, 04:11 PM   #4
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I agree with Michelle. If the tires are Goodyear G614's they appear rounded when brand new. I believe that is intentional due to the scuffing when turning and not placing deep tread there when made. We are on our second set of G614's and they all look worn at the edges when they were new.
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The answers above are probably the right ones. If you do need an alignment a truck/trailer service place is where to go. I had another 5th wheel RV (still under warranty) that had excessive wear on the outside of tires, the dealer sent me to a truck place had an alignment set up where they checked the alignment and hyraulically bent the RV axle back to spec.
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Old 06-09-2019, 05:39 PM   #6
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I agree that it's probably normal wear pattern. If your alignment is off you would mostly be be getting excessive wear on 1 or 2 tires, but if all are looking about the same you're probably good.
Mine new when had the right front tire extremely worn in about 6000 miles, had it aligned & they found it was badly out of alignment, RW replaced the worn tire & reimbursed me for the alignment, then all 4 wore as you've described.
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Old 06-10-2019, 12:45 AM   #7
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I have noticed that all 4 of my tires have been wearing on both the inside and outside of the tire. I took it to the service department and the techinican said the axles and leaf springs look good. The tires have never been low. I always check them before leaving on a trip and use a TPMS. The camper has never been close to being overloaded. The technician said it may need an alignment and I am scheduled to take it in for that at another service department. The person at that service department said that he would need to check it to see if he could do an alignment on it.
So has anyone experienced this type of tire wear? Were you able to get an alignment and did it fix the problem? If he says it can't be aligned I'm not sure what I would do next except replace the entire suspension system and although I heard IS is great, I am not ready to invest in that now.

My GY 614 showed about 25% more wear both inside and out side edges, they taper more round then I would expect. I think this is by design and
and heavy loading. Mine have about 12000 miles and 50% tread left
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Old 06-10-2019, 01:50 AM   #8
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I had the same issue on my SOB fiver, took them to Goodyear... After much research it was determined that I had a normal wear pattern called " Shoulder Step"

They even showed me pictures on their internal site that looked exactly like the ones I had...

That was the G614, not sure about other brands...
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:18 AM   #9
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Thank you

I would like to thank all of you that responded to my post. It really does make me feel a lot better about my tires after reading all the replies.
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Dan
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Old 06-11-2019, 01:33 PM   #10
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I had the same issue on my 2012 36rl. I put G614's on in 1/8/14 after about 15k I noticed uneven wear pattern on in and out side edges of all 4 tires. My Goodyear commerical tire dealer said he sees this a lot on rv's running stock wheels. He suggested that I put on wider wheels. I replaced stock wheels with 7" wide wheels, tires now have 46k on them running and looking like new.
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