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Old 03-13-2011, 06:54 PM   #1
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Lippert Auto Level Up System

We just got a new Cedar Creek with the Lippert Auto Level Up system installed. Overall seems to be a great system of ease. I read in the Lippert manual where the hydraulic jacks aren't to be used in raising of the vehicle off the ground for maintenance nor change of tires. On the flip side I have seen various threads concerning the positive nature of use of the hydraulic lifts for on the road tire changes. No doubt Lippert doesn't want to weigh on warranty coverage reasons for such but common sense says if the hydraulics will stablize if coming on the truck it bound to be capable of simply lifting a tire up to make a quick on the road change.

Anyone have any experiences with tire changes using the hydraulic leveling lift system?

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Old 03-13-2011, 08:59 PM   #2
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I've never even seen the system, but the Grand Junction Luxury Fifth Wheels website has a picture of a unit raised off the ground with the system.

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when cedar creek came out with the daydreamer a few years back. it would lift the whole puppy off the ground to get level in need be

its probably for legal reasons, could you imagine if the unit fell on someone that had it raised up to change a tire or do maintenance?

in our m/h the lippert system will without a wimper pick up the rig to get daylight under the tires.

very first trip it did it, then we re-calibrated the system
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Old 03-17-2011, 08:05 PM   #4
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Legal reasons is correct. Had the system installed on my Montana and several times the site has been off enough that the system lifted the low side tires off the ground. When I had the unit in for brake service, the service center didn't have a jack that would reach the frame, so we just lifted one side at a time to service the brakes (jack stands were placed under the frame once the wheels were off the ground for safety). Love the system, makes setting up a breeze, put down front jacks, pull TV away, hit the Auto Level and in less than a minute you're level.
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At the RV shows I have been to lately, all the Mobile Suites had the hydraulic leveling systems installed, and all the units were jacked up enough to get ALL FOUR TIRES off the ground--salespersons said that was so that people would see the gap under the tires and ask about it. And this was with several people trooping thru the trailer at times, and all three days.
So I would make the assumption it can be used to change tires.
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