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Old 06-22-2022, 05:58 PM   #21
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To start off I have a 2022 High Country with electric auto level system. The batteries are fully charged and I am on 50A shore power.

Last night when I was setting up after I hit the auto level button the system started to work like normal but then just stopped and the screen shutoff part way through. When I turned it back on I get an error message. I try to clear the error message but as I am trying to extend all the jacks 6Ē it keeps shutting off every 10 seconds or so. I can hear a clicking noise in the front storage area like something resetting but canít tell from where.

After a dozen cycles of this I get them all extended 6Ē but then it turns off immediately after I try to retract. I decide to cycle the battery switch, the converter breaker and the 12v box and when I go back out I starts to function as normal again and retracts the jacks in one try. Then it also lets me lower the front landing gear to get it off my truck again. I hit auto level and everything seems to be working fine still but right at the end after itís almost completed the leveling and starting to put down the middle stabilizers it loses power again and gives me an error.

For now it is level enough to use for a few days but wondering if anyone has an idea of whatís happening.

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I recommend you talk to Lipert first before changing any breakers to 80 amp. They have always been very helpful.
 
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Old 06-22-2022, 06:19 PM   #22
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Could it be the breaker understand they need to be changed to a larger amp
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Old 06-22-2022, 07:34 PM   #23
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To start off I have a 2022 High Country with electric auto level system. The batteries are fully charged and I am on 50A shore power.

Last night when I was setting up after I hit the auto level button the system started to work like normal but then just stopped and the screen shutoff part way through. When I turned it back on I get an error message. I try to clear the error message but as I am trying to extend all the jacks 6Ē it keeps shutting off every 10 seconds or so. I can hear a clicking noise in the front storage area like something resetting but canít tell from where.

After a dozen cycles of this I get them all extended 6Ē but then it turns off immediately after I try to retract. I decide to cycle the battery switch, the converter breaker and the 12v box and when I go back out I starts to function as normal again and retracts the jacks in one try. Then it also lets me lower the front landing gear to get it off my truck again. I hit auto level and everything seems to be working fine still but right at the end after itís almost completed the leveling and starting to put down the middle stabilizers it loses power again and gives me an error.

For now it is level enough to use for a few days but wondering if anyone has an idea of whatís happening.

Thanks

Change the 40amp breaker they normally install to an 80 amp breaker.
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Old 06-22-2022, 07:48 PM   #24
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Do NOT change to an 80 amp circuit breaker! Your MHC with electric levelers does not have the wire gauge size to support 80 amp service. Your wiring could potentially become a "fuse" - or worse. I would switch out to a known name brand 50 circuit breaker like Bussman or Blue Sea.
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Old 06-23-2022, 06:34 AM   #25
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Like many said, don't install an 80amp. I had/have the same issue. Was on the phone a few times with Lipert, good techs there. Anyway, my issue is a bad wire. If I remove the cover for the wiring that comes up from the floor to the module everything works great. Once I put the cover back on and screw it in the problem comes back. Now I just need to find the wire that is causing this issue.
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Old 06-23-2022, 09:21 AM   #26
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I dont intend on uping the amperage of the breaker just replace it with a better quality breaker.
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Old 06-23-2022, 09:30 AM   #27
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Hard to believe the breaker's bad. Sounds like a battery issue of some sort. Don't get me wrong, they can go bad but its rare. Something else makes the breaker bad, especially at such a young age. Constantly overloaded, short circuits, etc.
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Old 06-23-2022, 09:51 AM   #28
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Hard to believe the breaker's bad. Sounds like a battery issue of some sort. Don't get me wrong, they can go bad but its rare. Something else makes the breaker bad, especially at such a young age. Constantly overloaded, short circuits, etc.
Or CHEAP china junk? Let's face it in this day and age they use anything that's available. Nothing is consistent in the builds as far as components. The worst thing I did was replace a cheap component with a quality tested USA component? Good place to start I think!
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Old 09-23-2022, 07:21 PM   #29
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Any time I've heard a reliable source recommend changing to the 80A breaker it was with hydraulics, not electric jacks. Breakers & fuses blow for a reason, randomly changing their value is a great way to burn down an RV.



I was having the same intermittent problem and couldn't find the source. If you let it sit for a few minutes the breaker would reset and you'd get a useless error code. Checked all the wires, hooked to shore power, yadda yadda yadda.



As a separate project, we installed lithium batteries, controller, etc and disconnected all the old battery components. Low-and-behold, 2 years and about 20,000 miles without a power issue. So my problem was either a poor crimp or bad breaker.
Yes I agree as a electrician I had the same issue. The breaker is most likely fine. If a breaker will not hold without a load or very lil load under its amp rating then yes. Without a amp clamp you wonít know. More than likely with the issues I have here and there this was one and now fixed. Check every connection if youíre unsure donít like electricity a over tightened connection is just as bad as a under tightened connection. Use a temp gun or thermal itíll heat up youíll see it
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