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Old 03-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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Power stabilizer jacks don't work

question is there a fuse for the stabilzer jacks? just got camper and they worked at dealer now at home they don't work, everything else works but this. can some one advise???
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Old 03-09-2012, 12:54 PM   #2
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Fuse by battery in a covered green fuse holder?
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Side note: I would recommend installing a self resetting circuit breaker
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Old 03-24-2012, 09:32 PM   #4
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I just took my Wildwood 27rkss out on our first trip. I raised the power stabilizers to return home and they worked fine. When I brought the slide in it appeared to be almost all the way in and it stopped. After this the slide or either stabilizer jack would work. I checked all fuses and breakers in the breaker box and all was O.K. I have been all under the unit looking for a fuse or relay and foumd nothing. Any ideas ?
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:17 PM   #5
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I just took my Wildwood 27rkss out on our first trip. I raised the power stabilizers to return home and they worked fine. When I brought the slide in it appeared to be almost all the way in and it stopped. After this the slide or either stabilizer jack would work. I checked all fuses and breakers in the breaker box and all was O.K. I have been all under the unit looking for a fuse or relay and found nothing. Any ideas ?
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As others have posted here, there are several pigtail fuse holders located with 18 inches of the battery positive terminal.

They usually control the front landing gear on 5th wheels, main slides and sometimes the power jack/stabilizers on travel trailers.

If you find you have these (they might be hidden behind the battery), we recommend they be replaced with automatic fuses.

I relocated mine to a "buss bar" so I could get to them without removing the battery to change a fuse.
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Old 03-24-2012, 11:56 PM   #6
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I just took my Wildwood 27rkss out on our first trip. I raised the power stabilizers to return home and they worked fine. When I brought the slide in it appeared to be almost all the way in and it stopped. After this the slide or either stabilizer jack would work. I checked all fuses and breakers in the breaker box and all was O.K. I have been all under the unit looking for a fuse or relay and foumd nothing. Any ideas ?
Here is some Info that maybe of help to you from another thread I was helping someone with their electrical issue - they called the dealer and the dealer told them where the fuse was for the three systems - the slide, electric awning, and electric jacks in his 2012 Salem KQBSS
Here is how he resolved it:
Isuue is resolved!!! Apparently the 3 systems I was having issue with are all on the same 20 amp inline fuse that is located behind a panel under the fridge.

Maybe this is your issue as well
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:40 AM   #7
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I have power stabilizers in the rear of my 5th wheel. There is a marked fuse in the panel for it. Having said that there are 4 unmarked pigtail fuses behind the power panel for circuits that don't fit into the main panel.

If all three of these items are on one fuse, one solution would be to buy 15 amp pigtails and make 3 individual circuits out of the one.

Another option would be to replace the single blow 20 amp fuse with an automatic resetting one like those below.

The top photo is an auto-resetting fuse right next to the stabilizer switch inside the cabinet in my 5th wheel. It is in addition to the the 15 amp fuse in the panel.
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I want to thank all of you for your responses. To answer one of your questions, there are no fuses on the panel that are marked slide or stabilizers. I didn't find any inline fuses around the battery. I think my next thing to try will be to remove the breaker box and see if there are any inline fuse holders there. I just retired from farming and I probably did 99% of my tractor, truck, and machinery repairs, but this is a whole new ball game!
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I want to thank all of you for your responses. To answer one of your questions, there are no fuses on the panel that are marked slide or stabilizers. I didn't find any inline fuses around the battery. I think my next thing to try will be to remove the breaker box and see if there are any inline fuse holders there. I just retired from farming and I probably did 99% of my tractor, truck, and machinery repairs, but this is a whole new ball game!
or before going to that extent or removing the breaker box - call your dealer or even one of the factory reps and ask the location of the fuse that controls those devices - you are probably not the first person to ask this question
silly question but did you look thru any of the manuals you got with the camper - maybe by chance they have a section that states where that fuse is - wishful thinking here though
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I contacted my dealer about the problem but they had no idea where the fuse is. They said the man I needed to talk to was gone and they would give me a call Monday. I also looked through the material that came with the camper and found no help. I can understand why there is no infomation on the power stabilizers because they were not even mentioned as an option.
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