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Old 12-12-2019, 06:58 PM   #1
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Level up questions

Set up at site think I should relevel to firm up again after a couple weeks. Do I push auto level or move Jacks manually
If I push auto level does it just tweek or go thru major moves. Stairs down sides in or out.
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Old 12-12-2019, 07:19 PM   #2
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Since it will show you on the pad how much and where you are off, I just do it manually. If you have the MorRyde type stairs be sure they are up before you start. You don't need to bring the slides in. If you push auto level you'll go thru the whole drop the nose and relevel, too much chance to screw something up for me although I know people who have done it.
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Old 12-12-2019, 07:27 PM   #3
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Ok got info, but where do I go to determine what to move?
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Old 12-13-2019, 09:12 AM   #4
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Scroll thru menu on level up till,you see display showing front to back and side to side. Then adjust in manual mode the side or front to back till display shows 0.0 or close to it. You can also use an old fashioned level placed in floor in fifth wheel or use a cell phone level app
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Old 12-13-2019, 09:23 AM   #5
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We are on a concrete pad on our Florida and it is rare that we go out of level in the 6 months we are here. Our final level is determined by the bathroom door setting it so that it does not swing open or shut which results is a slight front end up angle
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Old 12-13-2019, 02:37 PM   #6
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The control pad should show a led on when that area is low, be it front, back, left, or right. Power on, up arrow, enter on the panel takes you to manual mode. If front is low according to led, push the front level button to raise it. Trying to lower a high side, left or right, will usually result in pulling up the mid and rear levelers...at least on mine
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Old 12-14-2019, 08:55 AM   #7
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Just remember that the leveling sensors are on the frame and we are leveling the frame .That does not mean the rest of the RV is level.
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Old 12-14-2019, 08:23 PM   #8
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I releveled my 20183791 RD last week. I just hit auto level and the front came up slightly. The system stopped and said successful.
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Old 12-15-2019, 10:18 AM   #9
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Really don't typically relevel.
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Old 12-17-2019, 11:14 AM   #10
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Not really out of level but more rock than in beginning. Thought I'd firm up jacks but none feel loose.
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Old 12-18-2019, 02:53 PM   #11
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I have found when snowbirding on gravel that re-leveling is needed due to settling. Or maybe it is due to hydraulic fluid seepage past a valve. Anyway, I pressed autolevel. You can also tinker with manual settings. I have changed tires out while snowbirding where I raised up the camper, then autoleveled. This produces a level camper but tends to be 4-6 inches higher than before. So I lowered the camper a bit manually then autoleveled. :-)
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Old 12-18-2019, 03:10 PM   #12
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Like Rich, we check the bathroom door, usually have to lift the front a little
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Old 12-20-2019, 04:42 PM   #13
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Lippert has told me if you auto level with
the slides out you take the chance of twisting
the frame. I don't know if that just applied to ours
we have a 2017 3791RD with 5 slides.
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Old 12-20-2019, 11:17 PM   #14
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My hydraulic pump died today

I have this Montana 3921 FB and the hydraulic pump went bad,Lippert Component what a company that just cover their product for a year only and donít stand behind his produc now it cost 1200 the pump alone
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Old 12-21-2019, 04:46 AM   #15
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Two summers ago the electric motor on my hydraulic system failed and I replaced it myself. Lippert was great over the phone, helping me to diagnose the problem. The new motor cost $900 (ouch!) but it was not hard to replace.
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Old 12-28-2019, 09:54 AM   #16
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The problem could be a bad motor. It could also be the polarity reversing contactor on top of the motor (basically a heavy duty DC rated relay). The click is probably the contactor actuating. But that doesn't necessarily mean it is supplying voltage to the motor. It could also be a bad wire connection.

There are three large terminals on top of the contactor. The cable from the battery connects to the center one after passing thru an auto reset circuit breaker. The terminal on one side of the center supplies voltage to run the motor forward and the terminal on the other side supplies voltage to run the motor in reverse. I don't think there are any markings to tell which is which. Then there is a large terminal on the side that has a wire going to ground (frame). There are two small wires on the contactor that come from the ext/ret switch. Make sure all those connections are tight.

Below is a picture of mine, although it is an older model.

There should be a constant good 12+ volts on the center terminal when referenced to ground. If not then there is a problem with power to the contactor.

If good voltage on the center terminal, then have someone actuate the extend switch while you check voltage at the terminals on either side of the center terminal. One or the other should show that same 12 volts when the switch is actuated. Same thing on the other terminal when the retract switch is actuated.

If you are getting voltage to the motor terminals when the ext/ret switch is actuated then likely the motor is bad. I would look for a manufacturer name and part number on the motor and then google it to see if it can be found for a lower price.

If you are not getting voltage to the motor terminals when the contactor clicks, then the contactor is likely bad. Same thing about googling.
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Old 12-29-2019, 06:44 AM   #17
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for the original question....you don't have to re-level if trailer is still level.


but if you do, do it manually.
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