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Old 04-01-2015, 02:15 PM   #1
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I have a 2013 V Cross with Electric Leveling Jacks. I just brought the TT home and lowered the Jacks on the rear. I'm not sure if I extended them too far or not. I can't get it to retract now. I tried a few minutes ago and the motor rate for a short period of time and didn't move the levelers and then it quit. Any suggestions on what I should look at?
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:19 PM   #2
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I may be wrong on this, but I believe those are stabilizing jacks. The are designed to be put down just enough to stabilize the RV not level it. If you used them to level the RV you may have over stressed them.
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I have a 2013 V Cross with Electric Leveling Jacks. I just brought the TT home and lowered the Jacks on the rear. I'm not sure if I extended them too far or not. I can't get it to retract now. I tried a few minutes ago and the motor rate for a short period of time and didn't move the levelers and then it quit. Any suggestions on what I should look at?
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Old 04-01-2015, 03:37 PM   #4
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Yeah those jacks are meant for stabilization not to level!

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Old 04-01-2015, 03:54 PM   #5
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agree, those are stabilizing jacks, NOT leveling jacks.

if you tried to level with them, that's probably why they quit.
hope you didn't ruin one trying to level with it.

didn't your dealer tell you they were stabilizers only?
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Yeah those jacks are meant for stabilization not to level!

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If you have the sab jacks they are auto reset if you over extend. It should reset within a couple of minutes. Pull your switch to make sure nothing is burnt. Is that what you are talking about or electric/ hydraulic. I don't know which you are talking about.
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I finally figured it out. I guess the jack quit on overload protection. I tried it later and the motor worked but didn't retract. I then lowered the front jacks down thinking it had to much pressure on the back jacks. My guess ending up fixing the problem. I guess you just have to be careful and don't put too much down torque on them.
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Well I just noticed your advice after I figured it out. Thanks for the input and no the dealer didn't tell me they were just for stabilizing.
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I finally figured it out. I guess the jack quit on overload protection. I tried it later and the motor worked but didn't retract. I then lowered the front jacks down thinking it had to much pressure on the back jacks. My guess ending up fixing the problem. I guess you just have to be careful and don't put too much down torque on them.
As posted above all you want them to do is lightly touch the ground, do NOT lift the trailer any.

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As posted above all you want them to do is lightly touch the ground, do NOT lift the trailer any.
Especially if you don't reinforce the legs. The stock ones are made with much too light of wt material to support much wt.

As I've said before, with my 2 sets with reinforced legs and the landing jacks, I think I could (haven't tried) lift the wheels off the ground with enough jockeying around with them.
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