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Old 11-10-2015, 01:33 PM   #31
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My DW and I purchased a new 5er this past June. It is our first camper and clueless as to what we were doing. We are still in the learning phase.

We went on our first outing and had a level pull through site. I lowered the inner jacks on the front stabilizers, put wheel chunks where they go and raised the coach to detach from from the hitch. Then I lowered the rear inner jacks and pushed the "auto level" button. When it finished the level cycle it beeped and the display showed level successful. I looked around the trailer and noticed that one of the wheels was off the ground a little. Also the steps were up high and felt like we almost needed a step stool to reach the bottom step.I felt that couldn't be right but I really didn't know. I know it was level because a neighbor helped me do a zero level calibration before we left.

This forced me to read up on the auto level system. I had a DVD that talked about it. There are instructions with the level controls and the manual. All three are different instruction and was confusing for someone that was totally clueless. I decided to follow the manual. I lower the front inner jacks 4" and the rear 3" and place 6x6x15 under the rear jacks and then push the auto level button. The camper levels out. No wheels off the ground and the bottom step is about 4" from the ground. All is good.
Shouldn't matter if you have blocks under jacks or not, it should still seek the same level.
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Old 11-10-2015, 02:28 PM   #32
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TURBS: I agree but my problem on my first outing was that I had the inner jacks in the front extended too far and the auto leveler leveled the camper to high because the front jacks couldn't lower enough to not raise the wheels off the ground. By lowering the inner jacks only 4 or 5 inches it allows the front jacks to lower further.



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Old 11-10-2015, 02:29 PM   #33
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TURBS: I agree but my problem on my first outing was that I had the inner jacks in the front extended too far and the auto leveler leveled the camper to high because the front jacks couldn't lower enough to not raise the wheels off the ground. By lowering the inner jacks only 4 or 5 inches it allows the front jacks to lower further.



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Old 06-27-2017, 09:48 PM   #34
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I have a Forest River Georgetown XL 360 with (I think) electric levelers. I went out today and I cannot get them to come up. The light does not come on. Additionally, my slides will not come in. I figure it must be a fuse, but have looked everywhere I could find fuses and trip switches and cannot find anything amiss. I am supposed to take it in for servicing and of course, I cannot move it while the jacks are down. Please give me some suggestions.
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Old 06-27-2017, 09:53 PM   #35
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Sarge did you check the emergency brake. Gotta be on for the systems to work.

Just a guess.
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Old 06-27-2017, 09:59 PM   #36
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I have a Forest River Georgetown XL 360 with (I think) electric levelers. I went out today and I cannot get them to come up. The light does not come on. Additionally, my slides will not come in. I figure it must be a fuse, but have looked everywhere I could find fuses and trip switches and cannot find anything amiss. I am supposed to take it in for servicing and of course, I cannot move it while the jacks are down. Please give me some suggestions.
Sounds dumb, but was the ignition off? Some of the FR documents tell you to have the engine running when working the jacks but that doesn't always work. The slides and awning won't work either if the ignition is on. If it's not on, there could be a bad relay making the system think it's on.
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Thanks, conceptumator, With mine, the key has to be on with the engine running and park brake on to operate the jacks. For ths slides the key has to be off.
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Thanks KY25DS, The emergency brake was on.
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I don't know if this applies to your situation or not. There is an issue with some LCI Electronic Leveling Systems. A diode or scr Or some component fails in the pump wiring harness, they refer to it as a "diode pack. The result is the hydraulic system only lifts the coach, it will not lower, in manual or auto modes. You can unplug the connector having black/white and white wires on the side of the hydraulic jack motor and pump assy, which will allow the leveler to lower. If that is what is happening to you, you should call LCI they probably will send a new harness or arrange for it to be replaced along with the control module and hopefully the bent jack struts. Sorry to hear of the trouble. I know there are specific LCI Server al batches affected, but don't know which.
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Thanks, Hogg, I will give them a call on Wednesday.
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