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Old 08-13-2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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Electric hitch not working

We have a 2012 Rockwood Roo 233S. Our Electric hitch will not go up or down, it's stuck down. Does anyone know how to fix this or has had this problem? The motor doesn't even sound like its working. No light either.
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Old 08-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #2
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We have a 2012 Rockwood Roo 233S. Our Electric hitch will not go up or down, it's stuck down. Does anyone know how to fix this or has had this problem? The motor doesn't even sound like its working. No light either.
Have you checked the fuse?
Is your battery charged?
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:01 AM   #3
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Yes, the fuse box under the fridge doesn't show and burnt fuses and the camper is plugged in.
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Old 08-13-2012, 08:02 AM   #4
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Agreed with the fuse. Are they still installing LCI power jacks? If so, follow the red power wire under the hitch where there will be a 30amp fuse.

Also, low voltage from your battery could cause the fuse to blow so make sure it's charged.

Let us know how this works.


(oops, sorry. You posted just as I did.)
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I had done a write up on this similar situation a couple weeks ago. If you arent getting lights or up and down then the motor in the tongue jack is probably ok it just has no power.

Do what Triguy said and follow the red wire back from the tongue jack to the fuse.. If the fuse is ok, keep following the red wire back. It should go either through the frame or under it to a junction box/circuit breaker.

Mine is a Gray Wolf but had this resettable breaker behind the frame toward the front crossbar. The black button on the bottom needed to be pushed in to reset. However, if it tripped, there may be a short somewhere that needs some attention.
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I believe the fuse for the jack would be an inline fuse and not a fuse on your panel. Most jacks are wired directly to battery.
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I went under the camper and I could not find a rest button?
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:24 AM   #8
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I believe the fuse for the jack would be an inline fuse and not a fuse on your panel. Most jacks are wired directly to battery.
I agree with ttrost. I also think that the jack switch labels should read (Up & Down) in regard to the trailer tongue,NOT (Extend-Retrack)! When the jack is very close to limits (Up-Down) it is very easy to blow a fuse. Youroo!!
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I went under the camper and I could not find a rest button?

Did you see a junction area? You would have to lay underneath the camper as they are usually tucked up behind the frame out of the way of debrit or the elements.
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I went under the camper and I could not find a rest button?
you haven't answered if the battery is charged.

most times this happens is because the resettable breaker that Blake has a pic of, has been tripped.
it's usually because the owner reversed the battery wires.

if the battery is fully charged and pressing the button doesn't work, then it's probably the jack.
the jack has its own fuse you need to check.
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