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Old 09-19-2015, 05:32 PM   #1
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One of my jack has started to extend. Whenever I check on the m/h when it's sat with jacks retracted ( in storage) for some time it 's come down on it's own . Once I start m/h up and turn on leveling system I can get it to retract but I'm concerned that this is the beginning of something more serious. Has anyone run across this ?

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Old 09-19-2015, 06:51 PM   #2
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Yep. Mine has done that (dropped down in storage). A couple of times. I now have a check jack note on the steering wheel.



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Old 09-20-2015, 07:08 PM   #3
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Mine does the same thing when it sits more than a few days. but as soon as I start the RV, the jack retracts.
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Old 09-22-2015, 09:53 AM   #4
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Mine has done that since we brought home new. must be that all off them do that.
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Old 09-22-2015, 11:39 AM   #5
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If you turn off all your batteries when in storage and this happens some of the isssues that may cause this are:

1. One of the levelers control valves are leaking and releasing the pressure slowly back to the tank. It also may be the pressure relief valve not sensing and maintaining pressure to hold things up. (battery power must be on for this to happen)

2. You may have a hose that has bubbles on the exterior and a small pin hole that releases the fluid which could make that leveler drop a small amount.
If this happens only to a particular leveler I would look closely to the hoses, fittings and that control valve.

3. It also may be a seal around the shaft of the leveler that drops.

4. If the tank level is lower than it should be also may cause a drop in pressure.

I would do a close inspection to see if you have any oil buildup around which would indicate a small leak.

Hope this helps you find the issue that you may have. I'm sure others may have similar problems but its not normal and the cause need to be found and corrected.

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Old 09-22-2015, 12:06 PM   #6
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Iggy, my thanks for taking the time to list possible causes. I'll make a note of these and have a look.

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