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  • Carol & Scott
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New bladder no new manifold.
Just had our LR bladder replaced at MOT.

I was told that we did not need a new air bladder manifold as our system is a timed system.

I had heard that ALL new bladders require a new manifold.

Guess I was wrong again.   :)

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  • DavidS
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Just had our LR bladder replaced at MOT.

I was told that we did not need a new air bladder manifold as our system is a timed system.

I had heard that ALL new bladders require a new...


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  • hdff
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FOT told me in May that HWH required a new manifold be installed , I have a timed system also.....

  • Carol & Scott
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Reply #4
It has to do with the old bladder rest stage being flat and the new one resting more in the inflated position.   Some coaches 2002 up were having trouble triggering the vacuum sensor or something like that.   Can't remember the details.  I would...

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  • DavidS
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If I remember correctly it was a new vacuum venturi? maybe? Didnt matter to me to much as when I talked to HWH they comfirmed all new bladders had to have the new manifolds

  • Carol & Scott
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We replaced a bladder on our 02 - no new manifold then either. 

The design of the new bladder is different.

Must be a difference some where????



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  • Pyolet
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I'm need to get my torn slide seal replaced in Nov.  Curious what's the current bill for it @ MOT?  Moscow or Nac worth the extra miles?  Woody.

  • Carol & Scott
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Our 160" bladder including adhesive and other ancillary parts was:  $1768.00 plus a bunch of labor.  Did not require the new air manifold which saved us $ 700.00+.

The MOT original Estimate was: $4500.00.  We paid, including a discount, a bit...

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Some have reported a bit lower price at HWH.  If it is reasonable to go there it is a good choice.  MOT will do a good job too.

  • Pyolet
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Thanks guys.  Looks like it'll be Iowa, weather permitting.