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Old 02-19-2016, 05:49 AM   #1
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6 point leveling, 2 jacks leaking

We have a 2015 36FB that we bought last April, we have taken it out but 4 times and it has been in the driveway on the 6 jacks sitting for almost 3 months. I noticed the oil spot on the left front jack pad 2 days ago and now the left middle jack pad has an oil spot . The front appears to be seeping from the top of the jack and I have yet to investigate further on the middle jack.

I hate to think of what Redwood will offer for a fix, don't want to take it clear back to Indio (palm desert ) from San Diego.

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Old 02-19-2016, 09:15 AM   #2
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First check the fitting on the top of the jack. If needed snug the fitting a little more and wipe all connections with paper towels. Next wipe exterior surface of the jack, the exposed ram, and the foot. Get some baby powder and throughly dust the fitting and all exterior surfaces. Then wait. It should not take to long to find the source of the leak. If it appears to be the seal where the ram exits the body wash all the baby powder off spray surface with silicone and cycle the rams in and out a few cycles wipe with paper towels and re-powder.
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Try the above first. If still leaking contact crossroads for warranty repair. They will allow you to use a mobile mechanic. You will have to pay his fee to come out and crossroads will pay him for labor. I quit using Indio location as they were pretty much disinterested. We fulltime and use a mobile guy whenever needed. Here is contact info
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Old 02-19-2016, 03:30 PM   #4
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If you are parked that long you may need to spray lower portion that retracts with some silicone lubricant & then cycle the jacks, should do this about every 4-6 weeks when parked for extended periods. After spraying raise all rear jacks, lower front end quite a bit, & then push auto level & done.
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Old 02-19-2016, 10:31 PM   #5
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Jack leaking

It's most likely coming from the top of the Jack.If so there are 3 bolts on the top of the Jack.The single bolt facing outward is a banjo bolt with a o-ring seal on the bolt.Replace the seal.You can get one at most any auto parts store.Make sure you have all jacks retracted.
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Old 02-20-2016, 03:43 AM   #6
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Thanks for the quick replies, I will try all suggestions and get back with you all.
We are very busy preparing for our full-timing starting the end of June. Did our first wave garage sale and have a few more to go, plan on renting our house starting July 1st and having a storage unit no bigger than 6' by 6' while we are on the road for 5 years or more.
First year is western states loop ending in Arizona November through April then 2017 work seasonal or volunteer in a national park for the season.

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Old 02-23-2016, 01:00 AM   #7
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Hey Paul, how about an update on the hydraulic jacks
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I wiped everything down and dusted them today , will check them in morning.

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Old 02-23-2016, 01:54 AM   #9
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I'll bet it is something minor
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We had a leak on our 36RL that just turned out to be a loose fitting, tightened and never leaked again.
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