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Old 05-09-2011, 08:49 PM   #1
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Leveling jacks

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO EXTEND THE LEVELING JACKS? BEFORE OR AFTER EXTENDING THE SLIDES.
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:48 PM   #2
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The slides are the last thing I do. They seem to work better when the coach is level and stable. They are also the first thing when departing for the road. Good Luck JP
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Old 05-10-2011, 12:07 PM   #3
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Always level before extending the slides. This keeps them from binding. Also retract before bringing up the jacks. All manufacturers whose products we sold reccommended this.
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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO EXTEND THE LEVELING JACKS? BEFORE OR AFTER EXTENDING THE SLIDES.
All MH mfg.have different procedures. What brand do you have? Someone with the same one may be able to answer you correctly.
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Old 05-10-2011, 02:39 PM   #5
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Best thing to do is level first, why take the risk?
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Old 05-10-2011, 02:52 PM   #6
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Hi RICHT56,
Welcome to iRV2. It is best to follow the recommendation of the manufacturer of your coach. Consider going to the mail iRV2 main page. Scroll down to the Owners' Corner. See if there is a forum for the Brand of coach you own. Post this question there. The quickest and most accurate answers come from someone who owns a coach like yours.
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Hi RICHT56,
Welcome to iRV2. It is best to follow the recommendation of the manufacturer of your coach.
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Good advice.

Some manufacturers (usually diesel pushers I believe) recommend leveling after extending the slides.

There may be something in your owners manual also. For my coach it says to level first but yours could very well be different.
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HI

we got a safari simba 2009 with fullwall slide and they said to open the slide on 4 wheels before to jack it.
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Our manual says it must be level before putting the slides out...which makes sense...not everything in that book does.
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