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Old 04-30-2018, 11:11 AM   #1
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Landing Gear Question

Just upgraded from 2012 Grey Wolf toy hauler to a 2015 Work and Play 38RLS 5th wheel. Not sure on what is normal so I hope someone will help out here. Landing Gear extends normally, however, when I retract it seems a little flaky. When I push the retract, it operates for maybe 10 seconds, then stops. (it sounds like maybe a relay trips) After about 20 seconds, I hear a click (relay maybe?) and then it starts operating for another 5 - 10 seconds. The cycle just keeps repeating until the pads are fully retracted. When fully retracted the oil level is showing full. It appears to be a Lippert. Is this normal? Does anyone else experience this? Thanks for your help

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Old 05-02-2018, 06:52 PM   #2
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I don't know how long it normally takes to get a response, but if anyone has a 5th wheel with lippert landing gear, I would appreciate if you could offer your experience. I would rather do some Preventative Maintenance before I keep on doing it and causing myself more $ and work.

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Old 05-02-2018, 07:04 PM   #3
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So this definitely doesn't sound right. It sounds like something is tripping an automatically resetting breaker every 5-10 seconds (which would take ~20 seconds to reset).

Unfortunately, I don't know how you even begin to tracking that down. But you very likely have a wiring problem.
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Old 05-13-2018, 09:29 AM   #4
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Had same issue on mine. I changed the 50 amp automatic reset breaker located by battery. $7.99 at Napa, factory uses a cheap plastic type one. Solved my issue.
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