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Old 08-26-2019
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Default HWH Leveling Jacks not working

Got to a new campground and we were trying to level out. We got the jacks on one side down and then they stopped responding. None of the jacks would not go up or down. After turning the key to ACC and turning the leveling system on and off a couple times we got the jacks to go up. We hear what could be the relay at the motor clicking but the motor is not activating. Does this mean the motor has gone bad or could it be something else?
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The jack pump and motor are under the step.
I have seen the cable going to the motor just need a good cleaning.
I have also see a bad motor.
Of course the motor shop guys will tell you its obsolete but we found a REAL motor shop and the guy there said it was something off a snow plow pump or something and he had some used parts and fixed us up.
This was in Maine,no snow plows in my part of Ga.


But,first things first,are your batteries charged?
I always leave my engine running when i use my jacks,that motor takes some amps.
Also,if you get under the coach,make sure its blocked well,and keep your hands out of the step,it could ruin your whole year if you get you hand caught in there.
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The jack pump and motor are under the step.
I have seen the cable going to the motor just need a good cleaning.
I have also see a bad motor.
Of course the motor shop guys will tell you its obsolete but we found a REAL motor shop and the guy there said it was something off a snow plow pump or something and he had some used parts and fixed us up.
This was in Maine,no snow plows in my part of Ga.


But,first things first,are your batteries charged?
I always leave my engine running when i use my jacks,that motor takes some amps.
Also,if you get under the coach,make sure its blocked well,and keep your hands out of the step,it could ruin your whole year if you get you hand caught in there.
Thank you for the help Randy.

We are in GA right now as well near Cartersville so no snow plows for me either. We are plugged into 50amp currently and that always seemed to work before. Just tried it with the engine running with no luck. I will try to get under there and clean up the cables.

If we need to take it into a shop do you have one that you would recommend?
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I use a starter /alternator shop in Dothan Al.
Thats what you need a good alternator /starter shop.
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Does the tank need to be drained before pulling the motor?

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I only ever had problems with that motor when the batteries were underperforming. I bought a Ford starter solenoid as it would only click. If you doubt yours, remove and match up at an auto parts store. With fully charged batts, all was well.
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The motor will come off of the pump/tank.
Without draining any fluids or leaking any.
But watch those fingers!
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My coach was exhibiting very similar symptoms, before you go pulling a motor you don't know has a problem, test your master power and pump relays. They are mounted right on the side of the motor and can be tested in place. You may save yourself a lot of unnecessary work.
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I got under the bus today to check on the motor. Thought I should check the wiring and see if I could clean anything first. It turned out that the bolt holding the ground wire was loose. Tightened that up and it is working. Glad it was a simple thing this time.
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I got under the bus today to check on the motor. Thought I should check the wiring and see if I could clean anything first. It turned out that the bolt holding the ground wire was loose. Tightened that up and it is working. Glad it was a simple thing this time.
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