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Old 05-23-2014, 11:18 PM   #31
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We have a 2015 Georgetown 351ds...we are out for the first time and our levels put our front wheels up off the ground and now we can't get them to retract...can anyone help us please!!?
If you take your emergency brake off with the engine running, the jacks should retract immediately as a safety feature. I won't embarass myself by telling you how I know that. If they don't retract and your slides work (meaning the pump motor and fuse are good) then it more than likely is a faulty control panel unit. I would google the manual for it and do a system reset. Otherwise it may be time for a new panel.
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:23 PM   #32
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Thank you all SO much!!! I will definitely look for that fuse in the morning...to dark out now to be messing with hydraulics!

My breaker is just a little lever that pops out. Doesn't look like a normal breaker. Call Lippert 866-524-7821. Have your RV VIN #. They'll help you find the breaker if you can't.
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:26 PM   #33
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If you take your emergency brake off with the engine running, the jacks should retract immediately as a safety feature. I won't embarass myself by telling you how I know that. If they don't retract and your slides work (meaning the pump motor and fuse are good) then it more than likely is a faulty control panel unit. I would google the manual for it and do a system reset. Otherwise it may be time for a new panel.

When this happened to me, my slides worked fine. Jacks wouldn't retract. Breaker was tripped. I tried the "take emergency break off". Didn't work.
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Old 05-24-2014, 12:07 AM   #34
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When this happened to me, my slides worked fine. Jacks wouldn't retract. Breaker was tripped. I tried the "take emergency break off". Didn't work.
Mine did exact same thing yesterday. Breaker near coach battery's was the culprit.
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Old 05-24-2014, 12:11 AM   #35
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Mine did exact same thing yesterday. Breaker near coach battery's was the culprit.

Yup. The key is to find that breaker. Mine was near coach batteries as well, which were near the pump. May vary on other models. It's happened to me twice. Don't know why, but at least I know where it's at. Also have all my Lippert manuals saved to my iPad if other problems develop.
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Old 05-24-2014, 05:17 AM   #36
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I had a similar problem last week when cold weather caught us. The jacks retracted very slowly, and then failed to operate at all. In addition to what has been mentioned by others here, I found two blown fuses in the metal box under the steps near the batteries. There are about 10 automotive blade style fuses inside this box, and none of them are labeled as to their function.

After topping up the hydraulic fluid (Dexron/Mercon automatic transmission fluid), resetting the black circuit breaker on the chassis frame near the pump, and replacing a blown 5 amp and 15 amp fuse in the box near the batteries, all was well again.

Two questions for the group:

1. Does anyone have a list showing the circuits protected by the fuses in the box near the batteries?

2. Does anyone know the location of the Lippert leveling control module? Lippert says it should be attached to a basement compartment ceiling, but I have not found it. There is a blocked pass through area for slide out power cables and LP hose, that's about the only place left that I can think of. Thanks.Click image for larger version

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Old 05-24-2014, 09:00 AM   #37
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Yup. The key is to find that breaker. Mine was near coach batteries as well, which were near the pump. May vary on other models. It's happened to me twice. Don't know why, but at least I know where it's at. Also have all my Lippert manuals saved to my iPad if other problems develop.
Which one are you talking about?
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I had a similar problem last week when cold weather caught us. The jacks retracted very slowly, and then failed to operate at all. In addition to what has been mentioned by others here, I found two blown fuses in the metal box under the steps near the batteries. There are about 10 automotive blade style fuses inside this box, and none of them are labeled as to their function.

After topping up the hydraulic fluid (Dexron/Mercon automatic transmission fluid), resetting the black circuit breaker on the chassis frame near the pump, and replacing a blown 5 amp and 15 amp fuse in the box near the batteries, all was well again.

Two questions for the group:

1. Does anyone have a list showing the circuits protected by the fuses in the box near the batteries?

2. Does anyone know the location of the Lippert leveling control module? Lippert says it should be attached to a basement compartment ceiling, but I have not found it. There is a blocked pass through area for slide out power cables and LP hose, that's about the only place left that I can think of. Thanks.Attachment 53143

Here is a wiring diagram of the battery control center.
My LCI Leveller controller is located very close to the button controller.
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Woke up this morning and found the breaker box and our jacks have finally retracted!!! Thank you all for your help..I cannot even express to you how much that was a comfort to have so many people to respond to my problem!!!Click image for larger version

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Which one are you talking about?

Third photo looks like mine iggy.
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