How critical is it to park on level ground?

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  1. Nomad74
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    Cleaning at a house with a steep driveway. I don’t think the picture does the incline justice. How critical is it to be level? I realize oil levels and floats like a level area, but is it necessary?

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    Get a better picture
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    Good morning. I see the nurse woke you up for fruit cup time.
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    I'd more concerned about the CO (carbon monoxide ) in the garage than running on the grade .....

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    You should see some of the walls that we have to deal with in the Santa Cruz mountains makes that silly little driveway look inverted
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    Did you get light headed in that house from the fumes?
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    This is so true it needs to be said more the once. Park on the street before you Kill yourelf, and maybe the customer, you knumbskull!! :dejection: :eekk:
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    How' this for steep!! What's scary is with the Vortex you can't set the parking brake while using the machine.!
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    After a closer look, I'm would think you bottomed out on that driveway. hope you didn't damage anything important.
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    It all worked out okay. No bottoming. Taking the kids to the new Thor movie now. It was a good day. :)
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    And It sounds like it' getting even better.. enjoy the movie n popcorn.
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    :headscratch: Applesauce at a movie theater!? Never seen that. You Idiot (this word is trademarked by Marty and was used without his written consent) :biggrin:
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    I had one so steep a couple of weeks ago, the engine wouldn't run. The oil shut off float was shutting the engine down. Had to park on the street and run another 50 feet of hose.
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    WOW! that must have been one steep hill.!!
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    Should have seen the 75 or so stairs leading to the lower suite. Cleaning about 70 ft lower than the truck. House is right on the beach.
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