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Old 07-10-2016, 12:23 PM   #1
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Question Emergency situation

I mistakenly retracted jacks before pulling in main slide. Now I cant get jacks to go down again. I tried releasing 4 hydraulic valves and using winch but all i am doing is bending the bar and slide is not moving. Need help. Is there a room lock that i dont know about? Jacks will not re engage to go down. They are in store position. I have disconnected everything and have let sit for 5 min.
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Not sure I understand. Is the primary issue retracting the slide(s) or getting the jacks to deploy?

IF RETRACTING SLIDES IS THE PRIMARY ISSUE: If the coach is not too much out of level, try to retract the slides with jacks stowed.

Let us know how far into this process you get:
1. Turn on ignition (on our 2003 turning it to the left as well as to right allows HWH panel to illuminate and work). DO THE LIGHTS ON THE HWH PANEL COME ON.
2. What happens when you push the upper right button on the HWH panel?
3. With the HWH panel on (step 2), what happens when you push the "retract button" for the main slide.

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Hwh light comes on but jacks never start. Slide room button does nothing. I am thinking thatsince coach is not level, hwh will not release safety switch to allow slide to operate. Triedwinch but seems to be locked somewhere.
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Emergency situation

As Brett said, there should be no reason you can not retract the slides with the jacks stowed, something else is going on here. The 4 valves are probably for the jacks. For a MDDS you should have a total of 6 valves, 4 for the jacks, 2 for the slides. If you do not release the slides you will never get them to retract, at least not without breaking something, and it will not be a 99 cent part😱.

Check to see if both house and chassis disconnects are turned on. I am thinking house is off.
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Something is keeping jack pump from coming on. Also seems to be some kind of lock is keeping slide winch from working.
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Let me look for other 2. Thanks
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Emergency situation

If pump is not coming on, that is your problem. Either fuse or disconnect. You do not need to open the slide valves, and I do not recommend using the winch if you do not need to. Find the pump power problem everything will be fine.
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A similar thing happened to me several years ago. Jack were up and would not go down again and the slide was out. Turned out that a solenoid had worked lose a little and one corner dropped down and created a short. This short in turn, caused a 5-amp fuse to blow.
Something to try if you have the hydraulic gen slide, using the gen slide button turn on the generator slide and try bringing in the slides. If tat does not work, try turning on the generator slide, use the gen slide in button and the slide in button at the same time.
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Let me look for other 2. I see 4 t handles for jacks but not fot slide.
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Gen slide is dead too
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Old 07-10-2016, 03:14 PM   #11
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Dreamacre:
1) parking brake on
2) ig sw in acc or ON
3) HWH on
4) manually extend jacks
5) retract slide

If that doesn't work, try turning battery disconnects of (both) and go thru sequence again.

If that doesn't work, start engine so airbags inflate, Turn eng off, turn key to acc and try auto level or operate jacks manually. If that doesn't work, check fuse to HWH motor.
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Solenoid valve operates all hydraulic valves I found the positive side loose. have someone help push buttons why you watch whats going on the the valve box.
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Where is fuse to hwh motor? Did full reset no change
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Slide is in. Rolling now. Figure pump gone bad as power was getting to it. Back to repair shop

THANK YOU FOR THE REPLYS. Much appriciated.
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