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Old 07-15-2012, 10:50 AM   #1
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Do the brakes on the Redwood have to be adjusted? If so, how?
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Old 07-15-2012, 01:29 PM   #2
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Blacklion,

The brakes are self adjusting - no maintenance is required.


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Old 07-16-2012, 09:54 AM   #3
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Our 36RL is in the shop for warranty work. I was told on Saturday that there was a recall on the drum brakes for the unit. First I've heard of that. Does anyone know of a Lippert recall for their brakes, wheels or hubs?
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:34 PM   #4
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I checked with redwood svc. Only involves 6 coaches and those owners have been notified.
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Old 07-16-2012, 12:41 PM   #5
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I must be one of the lucky 6 but I didn't receive notification. The dealership has ordered the replacements. Any idea what the reason was for the recall? Edited by: Grandpa
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:39 AM   #6
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Drum brakes have now been replaced.

Unfotunately, I didn't order the disc brakes on the unit.

Even after replacement and repeated adjustment they are not working properly. At a complete stop, squeezing the break controller and releasing the vehicle brakes, the truck and trailer begins to roll. If the drum brakes were working properly, it should hold steady, correct? Very frustrating and is becoming a safety issue!!

Anyone else experiencing a similar issue??
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:08 AM   #7
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Sounds like there is no juice getting to the brakes at all. I would be checking to verify that brake power was getting to the plug on the TV and then continue working towards the brakes. Applying the trailer brakes manually should stop you dead if you're on a slow roll.
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:49 AM   #8
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Good point. The service guy who was working to adjust the brakes was using a volt meter or some gadget to measure the power applied to the brakes and said that was not the issue.

Very disconcerting!
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:11 AM   #10
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Could the controler be bad in your truck?
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