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Old 12-31-2013, 01:23 PM   #1
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Jacks down slides coming in too far

Just getting ready for trip and had slide maintenance done recently including rail adjustments!
Went to 2008 Georgetown 374 this morning and front jacks are down....put slides out for checking inventory and when putting slides in kitchen and living room tried to come in too far vending slide framing outside.....left as is and proceeded to retract front jacks....ok, the turned off all power sources and checked outside...front jacks came down by themselves..no power on at all!
Heading to dealer later in the week hopefully without jacks coming down!
Has anyone experienced these issues....thanking you in advance,
George
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:21 PM   #2
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No clue, just bumping the thread and hope someone can offer ideas...
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Old 01-01-2014, 08:34 AM   #3
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You are having some major issues with your hydraulics. I would somehow secure the jacks with wire or something and take it to a shop. Hopefully you have an extended warranty. Good luck.
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Old 01-01-2014, 10:07 AM   #4
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Check post #ís 4 and 6 on this thread.
http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f16/bedroom-sliding-51955.html

Hereís another.
http://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f16/front-leveler-slowly-sags-50412.html

Hope this helps and let us know how it's going.

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Old 01-01-2014, 11:26 AM   #5
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Had unit in previously for hydraulic problems..new pump etc.....wondering what went wrong...in to service center tomorrow morning..after cancelling trip to other coast for two week fun!
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:32 PM   #6
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Service center solved hydraulic problems by tweeking hydraulic valves! All is working well now~George
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:41 PM   #7
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Service center solved hydraulic problems by tweeking hydraulic valves! All is working well now~George
What does that mean? Tweaking.....
The valves are open or they are closed electrically. No tweaking needed.
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What does that mean? Tweaking.....
The valves are open or they are closed electrically. No tweaking needed.
My thought, the unit was in earlier for hydraulic issues.
Odds are they forgot/missed something.

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Old 02-03-2014, 07:29 PM   #9
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Update...left for Fort Pierce FL Feb 1, upon arrival putting jacks down..out of the corner of my left eye..............kitchen slide coming out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Continued leveling....of course front wheels off ground as usual with auto level...did manual best without taking wheels off ground...level site/concrete! Slides all put out..will be retracting and heading out Saturday....will update...but definitely dropping at service center upon return...again....George
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Update...left for Fort Pierce FL Feb 1, upon arrival putting jacks down..out of the corner of my left eye..............kitchen slide coming out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Continued leveling....of course front wheels off ground as usual with auto level...did manual best without taking wheels off ground...level site/concrete! Slides all put out..will be retracting and heading out Saturday....will update...but definitely dropping at service center upon return...again....George
Front wheels becoming airborne is not a big deal. The only restrictive procedure is that all wheels should not be allowed to come off ground when levelling coach. My front wheels occassionally come off the ground when auto levelling and I'm sure this happens to a number of GT owners. The jacks can handle the weight with no problems and the coach is quite stable. It has never caused me an issue. Typically I manually level my GT because I'm used to doing it in my previous coach. Now, your slides should definately not be coming out until you select them to. Good luck.
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