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Old 07-09-2016, 04:53 PM   #1
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Jacks Retracting with Slides

New to fifth wheel. I have had my RW 36SL for 3 weeks traveling from Georgia to New Mexico. Everything went well until my last three stops. On one stop I lost focus and manually put all jacks down rather than Auto Level and then slides out. So to correct I went back, brought the slides in, retracted the rear jacks and then did an Auto Level. Seemed to work but when I brought the slides in the next day the right jacks (door side) came up with the slide. I've never noticed that before. Normal?
On my next stop I got an "Out of Stroke" error during Auto Level. I put down additional blocks and ran Auto Level successfully. Maybe my location wasn't as level as I thought.
Today I found a level parking lot and ran a Zero Calibration successfully thinking it would correct the issues described above. Auto Level successful afterwards. When I brought the slides in the right side jacks still come up with the slide. I repeated Auto Level to retest but received an "Out of Stroke".
My questions, Is it normal for jacks to come up with slides? Am I out of calibration or have jack issues which is causing the "Out of Stroke"?
Sorry for the lengthy description.....
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Old 07-09-2016, 05:15 PM   #2
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Might try unplugging the control panel for about 10 seconds & try it again. I had a freind whose jacks quit, we unplugged them for a bit then they worked fine. The other day my main slides started to move when operating the jacks, I just cycled them a couple of times & it quit, I think the valves stick occasionally.
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Thanks. I'll give it a try....
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Old 07-10-2016, 02:02 AM   #4
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i had the same thing happen when i was putting down the jacks in auto. all of a sudden i saw the rear slide going out. I was told it was callled bleeding. i intend to find out why when at the rally in 3 weeks. i will post what i fgind out after.
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