Pull out bunk in leaning downward?

Discussion in 'Slide-Outs / Bunkends' started by Vilinsky88, Mar 26, 2021.

  1. Vilinsky88

    Vilinsky88 Member

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    Hi All! I'm hoping someone can help with a problem that came up this weekend. We own a 2002 Coleman Utah. We had so.e rear bumper work done to accommodate a new rear trailer hitch to attach a carrier to it. One of the support poles won't stay attached to the bumper bracket. The rear bunk now lean at a 45 degree slop downward. Do you have any suggestions to fix this issue? Your help is greatly appreciated in this matter. Thanks again for taking the time to read my thread.
    Sincerely, Vlad
     
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    eoleson1 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    What kind of work did you have done to the bumper? Pics would help a lot.
     
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    There's a really good chance that you've bent both bed slides. If so, you'll likely need to replace both of them.
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    You will need to fix the bunk support .... you will bend the tracks and or fall on the ground or tear the panel off the camper.
    Here is the cause of your problem .......... hitches should not go on the rear bumper they should go the trailer crossmembers. The bumpers are weak and the leverage of anything just hanging off the edge is a lot. I had a Coleman that the hitch was mounted to the last and second to last crossmember ... didn't ever touch the bumper.
     

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