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Old 10-11-2016, 09:47 AM   #11
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I've used my jack several times re anti-sway bar and sumo springs. No problem.

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Old 10-11-2016, 10:52 AM   #12
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Used it in year 3 of my Solera - flawless.....
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Old 10-11-2016, 11:01 AM   #13
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As far as I'm concerned, if a bottle jack arrives in a new MH with low oil, it's defective. How many people do you know that know how to check the hydraulic fluid level, much less carry any with them on a trip.
The jack is one of those things most people just assume work. I would feel terrible hearing someone got stuck some where and knowing there was a potential problem, didn't say anything.
Stop and consider that other things can and are defective, why not the jack?
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Old 10-11-2016, 03:32 PM   #14
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Don't have any mittens grew out of them many years ago and feel helpful suggestions are good anytime regardless of if it falls under the category of useful data.
I'll buy you a pair, just PM me.

Thanks so far for the MBS owners responding, looking like an anomaly is possible here. More replies from MBS owners please, all others see if your mittens still fit!
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Old 10-11-2016, 03:43 PM   #15
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I'll buy you a pair, just PM me.

Thanks so far for the MBS owners responding, looking like an anomaly is possible here. More replies from MBS owners please, all others see if your mittens still fit!
I see you threw yours away.

You don't have to own a MBS to know enough to make sure there is oil in a hydraulic jack.
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Old 10-11-2016, 04:30 PM   #16
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As a new in box pole saw didn't work out of the box and we were 75 miles from home.


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Old 10-11-2016, 06:01 PM   #17
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Does Mercedes make their jacks differently then other company's? I would think that hydraulic jacks are pretty much built the same.
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Old 10-11-2016, 06:10 PM   #18
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I'd bet MB does NOT make the jack/s or test them.
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Old 10-12-2016, 09:26 PM   #19
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Replaced a tire with a valve stem leak a couple of years ago. Jack worked fine.
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Old 10-13-2016, 01:48 AM   #20
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I used the factory installed rear stabilizing jacks to get the tires off the ground (even though instructions say not to) when installing my rear sumos. My MB supplied tire changing jack works just fine on the much lighter front end.
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