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Old 08-13-2016, 05:31 PM   #11
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The coach batteries are under the steps yet there was no breaker. Any more ideas will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-13-2016, 06:49 PM   #12
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Under the stairs there is a bunch of fuses under a cover. I can't remember which one it is but I think it is a 5 amp fuse. Check them and see which is blown. It's caused by over extended the levers. Blows the big breaker and one fuse the staircase.



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Old 08-13-2016, 06:55 PM   #13
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We did find that there was a blown fuse in that obscure box under the stairs. I had to unhook the battery cables and take the cover off. The first fuse on the right side was a 15 amp fuse and it was the culprit for the slides. The breakers just to the right of the box with fuses was the problem with the landing gear.
Goofy Grandma, here is a photo. The breakers don't look like a regular breaker. There is a red leaver in the side of the breaker that pops out when it is blown. You have to push it back in.
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Old 08-14-2016, 02:58 PM   #14
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Thanks for the picture

Glad you found the fixes to your problems, and thank you for posting the picture of the fuses. I wouldn't have thought to look there and don't know if our Georgetown 270S is like that until I go to the storage area and have a look.
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Old 08-14-2016, 03:18 PM   #15
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That's an awesome example of the power of this forum!!


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Old 08-14-2016, 06:44 PM   #16
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We did find that there was a blown fuse in that obscure box under the stairs. I had to unhook the battery cables and take the cover off. The first fuse on the right side was a 15 amp fuse and it was the culprit for the slides. The breakers just to the right of the box with fuses was the problem with the landing gear.
Goofy Grandma, here is a photo. The breakers don't look like a regular breaker. There is a red leaver in the side of the breaker that pops out when it is blown. You have to push it back in.
The BIG question is.
Why did the breaker and fuseS fulfill their reason for being?

Do use the slides and levelers on battery power alone?
Low batteries will cause your problem.
Commercial power (if available) is always the very first/last thing I do.
If it's not available I always run the generator.
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Old 08-15-2016, 08:30 AM   #17
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Commercial power (if available) is always the very first/last thing I do.
If it's not available I always run the generator.
Amen! But I guess the take-away's for me on this thread are (A) pictures are worth a MILLION words! and (B) I need to get some spare fuses to add to my tool kit.
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Old 08-15-2016, 09:47 AM   #18
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Rear jacks bent in down position. HELP!!

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We did find that there was a blown fuse in that obscure box under the stairs. I had to unhook the battery cables and take the cover off. The first fuse on the right side was a 15 amp fuse and it was the culprit for the slides. The breakers just to the right of the box with fuses was the problem with the landing gear.
Goofy Grandma, here is a photo. The breakers don't look like a regular breaker. There is a red leaver in the side of the breaker that pops out when it is blown. You have to push it back in.
Glad you have solved your problem. We have had the same problem before with our Georgetown XL.

Now I have a major problem for which I need guidance! I have been parked at my Sons home, taking care of our new Grandbaby. I have used been parked on a somewhat unlevel grassy area for several weeks with no problems. Rear jacks extended about 3/4. After a torrential rain this week that left the ground soaked the motorhome seemed to have settled some, so as I decided to relocate to a more solid area I retracted the jacks. That is when my problems started. As the jacks started to retract the motorhome shifted very hard to the side bending both rear jacks about 30 degrees in the extended position. It seems impossible to retract the rear jacks as they are dug into the soft wet soil. I can't move the motorhome with the jacks stuck down and bent. They seem to have a lot of pressure on them. Any solutions from anyone!!

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Old 08-15-2016, 01:08 PM   #19
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To me I would guess first you need to dig around and under the jacks till you get the pressure off the jacks.. And then if they are like ours on the 364 unbolt them and see if they can be fixed or order new jacks.. Very bad news but hope things improve..
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To me I would guess first you need to dig around and under the jacks till you get the pressure off the jacks.. And then if they are like ours on the 364 unbolt them and see if they can be fixed or order new jacks.. Very bad news but hope things improve..
That looks like the best plan so far. The soil is very soft and saturated from all the rain. Does anyone have experience disconnecting the hyd hoses from the jacks? The jacks bolt on my rig also, so that should not be a big issue. No idea at this time as to the cost to replace the two jacks. I don't think repair I possible because of the angle of the bend. I guess my next contact will be to lippert!

Thanks for the input.

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