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Old 09-07-2013, 12:13 PM   #1
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Power Gear Jacks

I have Power gear jacks on my MH. They work OK but make a lot of noise. Is this normal or they going out?
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Could be the pump making all the noise.Have you checked the reservoir?
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Old 09-07-2013, 02:34 PM   #3
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Electric or hydraulic?

And by the standards of some yes, they all make a lot of noise. it is, after all a high pressure pump if hydraulic.
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:40 PM   #4
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They are hydraulic.
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:28 PM   #5
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My Power Gear jacks made a lot of noise(metal rubbing on metal) right before I had to replace the motor.
My 99 year MH only made it to 2005 before that happen.

The motor isn't sealed good around the top gasket and the motor part was all full of rust from water getting in. I sealed the new motor good with silicon and it is still quiet.
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:57 PM   #6
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My PG jacks are quiet...you might want to send PG an email.
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My PG jacks are quiet...you might want to send PG an email.
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Great idea. They're very helpful.
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The only thing that should make noise in a PG system is the pump motor running. You will get some noise with the springs extending and retracting but that's normal. Anything other than the motor running and straining a bit as the coach lifts, is not normal.
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Can barely hear my Power Gear jacks(pump) run.
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My Power Gear jacks made a lot of noise(metal rubbing on metal) right before I had to replace the motor.
My 99 year MH only made it to 2005 before that happen.

The motor isn't sealed good around the top gasket and the motor part was all full of rust from water getting in. I sealed the new motor good with silicon and it is still quiet.
Triker56, that is the same noise mine is making. Where did you get your motor.
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Can barely hear my Power Gear jacks(pump) run.
I need help getting mine to do anything. You can hear the air dump but they never come down. Resvoir looks full.
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I need help getting mine to do anything. You can hear the air dump but they never come down. Resvoir looks full.
(1)Does your control panel say "Power Gear"?
(2)Does it power up when turn it on? (It must if it airs down).
(3)You may not be getting power to the pump or a problem with the pump.

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Most auto electric shop can rebuild the pump motor. I had mind done 2 years ago for $100.00. Still working great today. Silicone seal around the base to keep the moisture out is a great idea.
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Carefull trailerking I will show up LOL
what part of the country are you located?
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