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Old 07-18-2014, 09:49 AM   #1
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Level UP reservoir fluid level?

When we picked up our 2014 3402RL with the Level UP system it had it's reservoir only 50% full with all slides and jacks retracted. With everything out it's 25% full. Never had a problem, but when I read up on the LCI instructions to use the anti-stiction Fork Oil to reduce the ticking sound the system makes when temperatures change, I saw that LCI says their reservoir are typically 2 quarts. Mine looks to be at least a gallon. The instructions assume the tank is within 1/4" of the top, then you drank out 1 quart of fluid to make room for the quart of Fork Oil. In my case, I could add the fork oil without draining any original oil. I still only have about 2/3 of my reservoir full with everything retracted.

Since everything works and I have added the fork oil, I guess I'm good to go, but I wonder if I'm the only 3402 build in 2014 that has this tank setup.
 
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Old 07-19-2014, 03:07 AM   #2
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I had the Level Up system installed aftermarket but the tank is the large one as you described. Mine has a "full line" and it is about 1/4 inch below the filler hole. That is where I would fill it to if I ever need to refill.
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I also have the same tank and fill it the same way.
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All four of my units came half full but working great. Guess Keystone saves millions over the years by not filling re LCI specs.
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All four of my units came half full but working great. Guess Keystone saves millions over the years by not filling re LCI specs.
Not sure why they don't fill it all the way up, but cost would be my guess. In my mind, if everything is extended and you still have fluid in the tank, then it should be fine.

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