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Old 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM   #1
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Bigfoot leveler lifting front wheels off the ground?

I had my new to me Sunseeker with the Bigfoot leveler out for the first time yesterday. It leveled just fine on one spot, but I moved because it was a terrible spot. I got a better spot but it sloped toward the front. After the leveler was done, I jumped out and saw the front wheels off the ground a little bit. Is that ok? This wasn't a very good campground so none of the spots were all that great.
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:28 PM   #2
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I would carry some wood ramps/boards and run the front tire on them to keep the lift to a minimum.

I would also carry something like this in case that last step is a doozy.

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Old 05-23-2015, 09:36 PM   #3
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Mine does that sometimes. I don't like it because it moves more sticking up in the air. I have a couple 3" ramps I use just to keep a little weight on the wheels. Feels more stable that way.


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Happened to me once and I didn't feel compfy about it
I bought a bag of the orange stacking pads (Legos)
We talked about this on a thread a while back and the consensus was go to manual and do the best you can to level with tires at least touching the ground
I don't doubt the Bigfoot can handle the load but if the park fails in the tranny (my backs were off the ground)
It could be dangerous
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Don't lift the back off the ground front is fine won't hurt anything


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Old 05-24-2015, 01:10 PM   #6
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Did you check the level inside the camper to make sure it is truly level. Sometimes the leveling systems get out of calibration and causes the jacks to respond incorrectly.
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Is your control panel for the jacks silver and green?

[QUOTE=gmacklem;872136]I had my new to me Sunseeker with the Bigfoot leveler out for the first time yesterday. It leveled just fine on one spot, but I moved because it was a terrible spot. I got a better spot but it sloped toward the front. After the leveler was done, I jumped out and saw the front wheels off the ground a little bit. Is that ok? This wasn't a very good campground so none of the spots were all that great.[/QUOTE

Is your control panel for your jacks silver and green? I had issues with my new Sunseeker as well. They call them auto leveling jacks but they are not, if you have this control panel. I push start and they all come down the same distance. I must manually level the RV after that. I called Bigfoot and they said they are putting these in now because they were having problems with the self leveling ones not leveling properly.
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That's crazy, Big foot is supposed to be a self leveling system as they advertize. If you wheels come off the ground block them in the up position then hit relevel. should take the pressure off the rams.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:54 PM   #9
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Same issue with my Sunseeker if it's on really unlevel ground, I keep two sets of plastic stackable leveling blocks on hand. I also use a bulls eye level, place it in the freezer and check level, then take the level out. Have fun.
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Old 05-24-2015, 03:04 PM   #10
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I have camped in spots where the left side tires were four or five inches off the ground, the camper is not as stable but i dont think it is anything to worry about. i do put blocks under the feet so the rams dont have to extend as far when i am in a spot that is not very level. Enjoy your autolevel.
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