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Old 12-27-2015, 10:21 AM   #11
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My tongue jack has stopped working on my year old 2015 23IKSS and of course I am out of warranty. What have you replaced yours with and are you happy with it?
Just saying the F/R 2nd year Warr.would have cost 150.00$ towards a Replacement jack. Barker Jacks are a Good investment and made in the USA also! Youroo!!
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Old 12-27-2015, 11:45 AM   #12
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Get a Bulldog, all others are not even in the same class. That's why Bulldog has a 5 yr warranty. Not the cheapest but the best. You get what you don't pay for. Call Rockwood, they may reimburse you at least the cost of the garbage LCI jack that went bad, even after your warranty is expired. Then you can put that towards the new one.

http://www.bulldogproducts.net/products/trailer-jacks/powered-jacks/powered-a-frame-jack-4000-lbs-/USX3uVM!Va4XWXYkPHNidQKvTYX33267HkkoUd16JOE=
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Old 12-27-2015, 02:04 PM   #13
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I recommend the Barker. I had one on my 1998 Sunnybrook. It stopped working after 6 years, sent the head back to Barker they repaired it/replaced it at no charge. I keep a cover on my Hitch Head. Camco makes it, available at most RV stores and Camping World. 2 sizes available, $10.00 to $14.00. Keeps head dry.
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Old 12-27-2015, 03:14 PM   #14
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Make sure the jack is grounded good to the frame. That is accomplished by the jack being mounted to the frame with three mounting bolts. After my new jack was installed it did not have a good bond metal to metal from the jack to the frame and sometimes it worked and sometimes not. My first clue was seeing sparks at the frame and mounting bolts and the bottom off the jack was hot. Removing the mounting bolts and scuffing up the mounting flange and frame to get a good (ground) bond did the trick.
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Old 12-27-2015, 03:58 PM   #15
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When I had my 23ss I had to be careful with how high the jack was on the tongue. Some would not let the front bunk all the way down. I got a Bulldog with a 5 year warranty. It worked very well. The first one stripped a gear and was replaced with no hassles. No problems after that.
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Old 12-27-2015, 04:19 PM   #16
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I bought an electric Trailer Jack from Walmart for less than a $100. It installed well and has worked well, and it even has LED light on it for night operations
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Old 12-29-2015, 07:40 PM   #17
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While traveling our quit working...... think DW raised it to high and it locked up. Neighbor with mechanical skills and I took it apart completely taking pics as we went. Put it back together and it has been working for two more years. Take it apart...... nothing to loose when you can have one delivered from Amazon in two days.
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New Tongue Jack recommendations

I bought a jack quick 3000 from amazon for around $100.00 for my old 2000 fleetwood that I just upgraded from last August. That jack quick 3000 actually was more sturdy then the one that came within my new 2016 grey wolf. The jack quick Was still going strong after two years before trading up to new toy hauler.
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Old 12-29-2015, 09:20 PM   #19
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It is actually a switch issue. The jack will lower the tongue but not raise it. I am appreciate all the input. I did not realize tongue jack preference was like a whiskey recommendation.
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It is actually a switch issue. The jack will lower the tongue but not raise it. I am appreciate all the input. I did not realize tongue jack preference was like a whiskey recommendation.
It's the same way about most everything that can be replaced or added to an RV. This whole group is a picky bunch.
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