Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-14-2014, 04:05 PM   #1
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 58
automatic jacks

I currently have electric jacks on my 2008 Fleetwood 32' motorhome. They do not seem to be working correctly. They raise and lower just fine, no problem there.

However when they stop and indicate that I am level I am actually not. First, is this something that can be adjusted in order to fix the problem? Second, does anyone know how costly it is to change to hydrolic jacks? Third, is the change over worth the cost?

Absolutely any information/comments will be appreciated.

iquilt888 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-14-2014, 04:32 PM   #2
Community Administrator
Clifftall's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 30,768
Here's the Power Gear tech doc on
calibration. I had an. 08 Bounder with the electric jacks. After an initial problem with water intrusion in the brake , all was well. I would think it's not worth the expense to go to hydraulic.


Here's another link to a thread which will assist .

It's very long but worth it.

Power Gear jack problem


Cliff,Tallulah and Buddy ( 1999-2012 )
Clifftall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2014, 06:38 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 106
I also have an '08 with the electric Power Gear jacks. They are very easy to adjust for level.

I do the electric jack calibration so the the refrigerator is plumb left/right and front/back.

They are also easy to "confuse", if you kill the ignition while the jacks are leveling they will enter an "alarm" mode. Also easy to reset and return to normal. I discovered this feature when I killed the engine after noticing our door steps were extended out over the sidewalk and the jacks were lowering...

If I buy another mh, PG electric jacks would be a + to me.
2008 Gulf Stream 8327 Fred, 300hp Cummins, Allison MH1000, Freightliner, 24k lbs chassis
2004 Ford Ranger 4x4 5spd, 4k lbs, flat towed
alilly is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Automatic leveling jacks during winter xo4all Class A Motorhome Discussions 3 09-12-2014 01:12 PM
Motorhome lurches forward when raising jacks kjackson Class A Motorhome Discussions 2 07-22-2014 06:36 PM
High-Pitched Sound and Intermittent Problem with PowerGear Jacks SarahW RV Systems & Appliances 10 06-25-2014 11:39 AM
LCI slides and jacks malfunctioning ravenper 5th Wheel Discussion 5 05-27-2014 08:56 PM
Kwikee Jacks Will Not Power Up Yellowboat Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 8 02-15-2014 09:09 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:36 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.