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Old 11-18-2015, 06:57 PM   #1
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Question RV too low for jacks to extend?

Hi everybody!

I recently bought a 1985 Pace Arrow L34 and it's great, aside from a few issues!

3/4 of my hydraulic jacks don't seem to move at all. The working one is front passenger. I extend it and quickly get a red warning light (which is normal?) but nothing more. I went outside, and the bottom of the jack is wedged diagonally against the ground. It doesn't have nearly enough ground clearance to drop into the vertical position. Did I explain that alright? Should have taken a picture.

So I'd like to know why the other 3 won't move, but that won't help much if I don't have enough ground clearance. Any ideas or suggestions? My front tires seem a bit low on air maybe, but not THAT low. Might I need new shocks/struts? Are the jacks supposed to do this ??


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Old 11-18-2015, 09:06 PM   #2
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Some of these have air bladders to add support as the factory springs cannot support th e weight.

If they fail the rig rides low and the jack cannot swivel.

Those are called "kick jacks" I think.

They all should swing down as they all have a small kick cylinder that kicks them down and they all are on the same circuit.

Check fluid level and also contact hwh or whomever the manufacturer is and get a manual for more details.
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