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Old 11-05-2012, 01:07 AM   #21
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I have to hit the auto retract button about half the time before I can move, to silence the alarm. After a visual the jacks appear to be up to the stops. This could be after hours or minutes that the jacks were originally retracted. Anyone have any ideas?
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:53 AM   #22
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It might be the pressure switch on the pump. If it is bad then the control panel will "sense" the jacks are still down.
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:58 AM   #23
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I have to hit the auto retract button about half the time before I can move, to silence the alarm. After a visual the jacks appear to be up to the stops. This could be after hours or minutes that the jacks were originally retracted. Anyone have any ideas?
Call Lippert (LCI) 866-524-7821 and tell them the symptoms.
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I have to hit the auto retract button about half the time before I can move, to silence the alarm. After a visual the jacks appear to be up to the stops. This could be after hours or minutes that the jacks were originally retracted. Anyone have any ideas?
While stationary try the system reset by pressing the four direction controls same time. Looks like four diamonds in middle of Lippert panel. Check book for full description. Will zero out computer (reboot).
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Thank you for the advice, I will try both.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:42 AM   #26
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It might be the pressure switch on the pump. If it is bad then the control panel will "sense" the jacks are still down.
I have been having a recurring problem with the pressure switch. Can anyone tell me if this is a chronic problem, and it may continue? I have replaced the switch twice in the life of the coach (2006 model Georgetown) and it was replaced once under the manufacturer warranty. The level system seems to work normally most times, but the 'jacks down' LED will stay on even when the jacks are fully retracted at times, always unpredictably. I have to disconnect the switch to fool the system into thinking all is well, then I can drive away.

Any suggestions?
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I have been having a recurring problem with the pressure switch. Can anyone tell me if this is a chronic problem, and it may continue? I have replaced the switch twice in the life of the coach (2006 model Georgetown) and it was replaced once under the manufacturer warranty. The level system seems to work normally most times, but the 'jacks down' LED will stay on even when the jacks are fully retracted at times, always unpredictably. I have to disconnect the switch to fool the system into thinking all is well, then I can drive away.

Any suggestions?

What is the level in the tank when all slides and levelers are up and in?
It does also mean fluid level is low.
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I have been having a recurring problem with the pressure switch. Can anyone tell me if this is a chronic problem, and it may continue? I have replaced the switch twice in the life of the coach (2006 model Georgetown) and it was replaced once under the manufacturer warranty. The level system seems to work normally most times, but the 'jacks down' LED will stay on even when the jacks are fully retracted at times, always unpredictably. I have to disconnect the switch to fool the system into thinking all is well, then I can drive away.

Any suggestions?
There is a return valve to the sump which opens when a device retracks, slide or jacks. That valve locks down to hold pressure to both sides of operators. If the dump valve leaks to around 1500-1800 (not sure) the alarms will start and jacks could deccend after major fluid loss.

Time to find the cause and not just treat the effect! A good hyd shop can help. Sounds like oil press is bleeding internally not outside.

Remember the system is always at 1500 +psi both sides. Needs high press to move small pistons with high loads, also allows leaks!
Good luck, BTW start the pump, but thats a real bandaid.
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Has anyone touched or adkusted any of the valves?
All valves that have the allen screw on them MUST be TOTALLY COUNTER CLOCKWISE until they stop or you will have leakage.

So find a 5/32" allen wrench and make sure all the valves are totally closed in the counter clock wise position.
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I guess I can assume from the replies that repeated failure of the switch is not common.

The fluid level is and has remained constant.

I'll get a allen wrench and check the valves as suggested this weekend.

Thanks for the help guys.
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