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Old 05-05-2012, 10:18 AM   #81
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Old 06-12-2012, 08:19 AM   #82
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Here is the response I received from Lippert on the Level Up popping noises that several Redwood owners have commented on. Hope this helps...



The noise that you are hearing is from one of two things it is either air in the system from being new or it is from being in a high temperature and then in the evening the air temp drops 15 degrees or more. And the reason for the noise is when the fluid it in high temperature it will build pressure. When it cools the pressure is reduced. Causing the popping. In either case the best know resolution is to cycle the jack system. if it is air it will work its way back to the reservoir. I hope this has answered your questions. If you need further assist. please contact lippert at the following # 574-537-8900 and a rep will be glad to assist you.

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Old 06-12-2012, 09:01 AM   #83
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Sounds reasonable. The popping on ours has all but stopped after 5 months of traveling. I assumed it was air working it's way out of the system but the temperature change theory has my interest piqued. I had other theories such as the ground settling on grassy campsites or stones cracking under the weight of the trailer.
Whatever the cause, I'm glad it's not a serious issue and in our case, appears to have corrected itself.
Thanks for the update Grandpa
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Old 06-12-2012, 11:21 AM   #84
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After six months of use we noticed small drops of oil on the ground around 3 of our jacks. Dave at Lippert sent our service center in Indio 3 new jacks which they installed today. I am impressed by the customer service at Lippert so far.

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Old 06-13-2012, 03:18 PM   #85
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We had the popping sound under the entertainment center on our NEW RL. I will continue to recycle the jacks to remove the air. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:20 PM   #86
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we had the same noise, we returned to our dealership, lazydays, they found a faulty breaker in the line, replaced the breaker, no more noise
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Old 06-14-2012, 08:35 AM   #87
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to recycle your jacks to see if the popping will stop, are just releveling or are you doing something else?
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:41 AM   #88
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I've had the popping sound on and off for some time. I just noticed last week my front right jack is leaking fluid, so will heading for service after our two week Yellowstone trip.
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:15 AM   #89
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This is a great discussion! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:25 AM   #90
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We have had the two front jacks replaced and are waiting for the back 4. Explore USA dropped the ball on the jacks and we were authorized to switch dealers to a Crossroads Service Center in Belton, TX. I just have been informed by them that their lead (and only) technician has been involved in an serious accident. At the same time, the Parts/service Manager told me that he thought the tech had ordered the jacks and slideout parts and the tech thought the Manager had ordered them. Needless to say - still no parts. We have been dealing with these issues since March 2nd and no end in sight. We have asked Brian if Redwood would consider us bringing the coach to them for repair. We are waiting for an answer to that and what logistics can be accomplished.

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Old 07-11-2012, 10:04 AM   #91
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The selling dealership did not show me anythig about the jack system, nada, nothing. After it quit due to a 10amp fuse, which by the way is located to the right of the battery boxes in a very small black rubber in-line container, I argued with their maintenance supervisor, some girl about 30 and no I can't imagine how she got the job either, until she gave me the number of the factory rep. Bud, 574-322-1996, solved my problem in less than 1 minute. My selling dealership had no clue there was even a fuse there. Their maintenace department is absolutely non-existence. If you have problems with the leveling system, call Bud, he's a life saver. More to the point, when you are unhooking from your rig, have raised it enough to pull out from under it, but before you do, simply push both right and left arrows at the same time on the leveling system and it will beep, saving that exact position the trailer is in when you pulled out from under it. When you are ready to hook back up, simply push those same two button and it will return the rig to that exact position, allowing you to simply pull right back under it at the very same height you pulled out from.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:10 PM   #92
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Thanks for the tip on pushing LCI up/down arrows! Will try it next time.
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:52 AM   #93
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I level the RV then put the slides out only because I'm 6'5" tall and with the bedroom slide out I can't get to the controller without knocking myself out.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:05 PM   #94
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Buddy I have the same height problem and my head shows every mis judgment. But it it nice to dump in the rain and you don't get wet. I just back up and sit on the door sill.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:25 PM   #95
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Buddy I have the same height problem and my head shows every mis judgment. But it it nice to dump in the rain and you don't get wet. I just back up and sit on the door sill.
Hey, I never thought of that, makes a nice feature!
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:28 PM   #96
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Does anyone know what brand of ATF fluid to be used when wiping down the jacks? Also how often? Thanks.
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Old 03-17-2013, 06:16 PM   #97
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Wipe them down and use silicon spray.
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Wipe them down and use silicon spray.
Wipe them with silicon? And how often?

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Old 03-17-2013, 07:32 PM   #99
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I do it when they are dirty and not shinning black.
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:26 PM   #100
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Wipe them down and use silicon spray.
Wipe them with silicon? And how often?

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You should wipe them down before retracting after alengthystay or when they become dirty from dust. You want to keep them shinny and clean that way the dirt will not damage the seals.

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