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Old 04-17-2017, 08:56 PM   #1
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Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum and to forest river. I just bought a 32 bhxs bumperpull trailer. I have a couple questions about two switches that I have no idea what they power and when stabilizing my trailer with the jacks and how to get the "wobble" out. Thanks
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Old 04-17-2017, 08:58 PM   #2
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Side to side or front to back?
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Old 04-17-2017, 09:08 PM   #3
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Welcome to the FR forum. The two switches may be outside lights, one may be the lights under the awning and the other may be the "scare" light next to the door, since you are standing inside you won't know it unless you have someone else go out there and watch. As far as "wobble" I don't know exactly what you mean. There will always be a little movement to the TT as long as it is still sitting on the wheel suspension, you need to have the wheels completely in the air to stop it. The front and rear stabilizer acks will take a lot of it out but not all. If you add a pair of jacks just in front of the wheels it would help a lot, but with just jacks on the front and back the center will have up and down movement like a spring board.
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Thank you. I thought they where lights too but I turned them on and there are no lights that come on. The wires run across to the sink then into the floor so I'm not sure. As far as the "wobble" yes I think a couple stands in the middle would help a lot. I have an outside kitchen and if I lift the trailer to high on the rear jacks it binds the door to a point where it won't open. I feel like it would damage the trailer itself. Not sure if that can really be fixed. It is mostly side to side
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:47 PM   #5
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Where are these switch located??
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:17 AM   #6
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The jacks aren't to lift or level the trailer they are there to reduce movement. If the trailer is not level then use leveler blocks for side to side and the tongue jack for front to back. Sounds like you are twisting the frame with the jacks. Get a picture of the switches and post it here on the forum so we can see what they look like and give a location. Then it is possible one of the switches is to turn the WH on with propane and the other is an additional switch for the electric heating element in the WH. There should be another switch on the outside of the WH down in the lower left hand corner. I'm not familiar with you TT to know for sure.
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:54 AM   #7
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First off, welcome to the Wildcat family. And Congratulations on your new rv.

When asking questions many times a photo will go along way in providing added information to our mass of helper members here who are always willing to share their knowledge or at least venture an educated guess.

As for the wiggle wobble it is going to be there to some extent unless all the weight is taken off of the trailer suspension. You can help stabilize the trailer and reduce the movement with added stabilizer jacks and wheel chocks. My suggestion is just use the wiggle of the rv to remind you that you are not at home, but more relaxing to the movement of the open waves...........unless you have sea sickness.
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:47 AM   #8
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switches?

Are they holding tank heaters?
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:29 PM   #9
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X2 for outboard fever - sounds like tank heater switches. The Wildcat I had had two of them, above the back counter. Would help if switched were marked so you would know what they are.
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