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Old 07-04-2016, 09:47 PM   #1
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Auto Level Issue

We have a 2012 36RL and it has an issue with returning to the unhook position after auto level. We park, raise the front off the fifth wheel, unhook and auto level. When preparing to leave, we power up the Level Up and simultaneously press the left and right buttons. The system reacts by raising the front about 3-4 inches above the fifth wheel plate. It seems very consistent in its operation so I think it must be a calibration or memory issue. Otherwise, the system works flawlessly, always level within .1" Any ideas? The manual has nothing.
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:53 PM   #2
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It doesn't return exactly to where it started. Mine is usually high.

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Old 07-05-2016, 12:38 AM   #3
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Mine returns a little high also, but not 3 or 4 inches. I just back under part way, then lower the front putting a little weight on the hitch, then back the rest of the way in until the hitch latches.
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Old 07-05-2016, 12:40 AM   #4
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I gave up a long time ago on the return system. It was inconsistent to say the least. The wife handles the adjustment manually as I back up. Works great every time!!!!!
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Old 07-05-2016, 01:10 AM   #5
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Same as Rick and Mindy ! Very, very rare that we don't get a solid hitch on first backin
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:14 AM   #6
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yup manually work every time

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Old 07-05-2016, 04:28 PM   #7
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Unless we get an error during the auto-level, ours always returns to the exact spot where we unhooked. Only exception to that is when we try to show someone how it works!
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Old 07-05-2016, 04:35 PM   #8
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Not to hijack, but....
When I retract in Manual, there's quite a violent adjustment in the cylinder pressure as the coach will rock hard to whatever side, or end, I'm adjusting in manual mode. Anyone have that experience and if so, is it correctable? I think I may have scored one of my cylinders when the coach lurched upon a manual retract exercise.
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Old 07-05-2016, 04:57 PM   #9
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I have used the auto return a few times and it seemed to all ways be a few inches to high when hooking back up the truck. I have the old school way that we used on previous trailer and 5er two magnets piece of string with washer attached at end. once I have disconnected the truck I put one magnet on the front of the pin drop the string until Washer is just touching the ground. Put the second magnet over the first pinching the string. Then pull the whole thing off the pin box toss it in the storage and hit auto level. When leaving manually adjust until washer is in same position and back the truck in works every time.
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Old 07-06-2016, 04:02 AM   #10
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That is a great option, Rick. What RW models include her?
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