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Old 02-05-2015, 12:16 AM   #1
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How do you back set leveling jacks to prevent them from going down while traveling
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Old 02-05-2015, 12:23 AM   #2
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How do you back set leveling jacks to prevent them from going down while traveling
This has to be one of the strangest questions I've seen on here. "Back set", may I ask, what does that mean? And yes, it's always nice to tell us your coach/model/year/engine type etc. The main reason is, much of the time, different Jack systems come with different levels, different brands, different engines (gas vs diesel) etc.

Leveling jacks, hydraulic in particular, have some serious springs attached to them to pull and keep them up, when not in use. Unless the pump is activated and, all the safety parameters are by-passed while you're driving down the road which, I'd bet my house that, that would/could never happen, your jacks could not come down by themselves.

Now, electric ones, I don't have a clue on those. I don't know what, if any, safety parameters are in place to keep them from being deployed until they're needed or wanted.
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Old 02-05-2015, 10:17 PM   #5
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Yes Sir, I know how to do all that. I just don't like to have "work" to find out info on a persons coach that they should volunteer so that people can help them with their issues more accurately.
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His RV is a travel trailer. Not sure what kind of jacks WB is putting on them these days. Don't know what "back set" is either.
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:15 AM   #7
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After that warm welcome, I'd be surprised if he comes back. re:hydralic jacks, they can give you jack down indications while on the road if the hydraulic fluid heats up during the day and the jack shaft moves down a bit. Solution is hit the store button, releases the pressure, and <hopefully> the light clears. A back set jack on a towed RV is a jack moved far enough back from the hitch to allow a tailgate to open, or a door to swing open. Picture of the Minnie 2201DS , the A frame jack looks awfully far forward. Winnebago web site says that a towed Minnie has manually operated jacks, but the Winnie owners manual just refers you to "original manuf. manual" worthless POS. W-A-G is that he may have a manual lock that's not engaging fully, or is asking about moving his jack away from the hitch.


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