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Old 08-19-2014, 11:33 PM   #1
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Has anyone solved the hydraulic jack's chirping noise?

My hydraulic jacks have a chirping or clicking noise when I just slightly move in the RV and sometimes the noise sounds whenever it feels like.

From prior threads on this topic, I understand it is caused by air in the lines. I also heard that the air can be removed by keeping the hydraulic motor running for about 15 seconds at each it's fully down and fully retracted position. Also to wait about a minute or so before doing another jack, as to let the air bubbles dissipate from the tank.

I did this for the slide jacks and it seems to work, but not for the jacks. I am wondering what would be the proper procedure for doing the jacks and if any of you have done this and was successful.


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Old 08-20-2014, 04:40 AM   #2
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Maybe this thread will help....adding additive to oil?

"Popping/creaking" noise

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Maybe this thread will help....adding additive to oil?

"Popping/creaking" noise
That is for Lippert..... Wonder if OK for Equalizer Systems??

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