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Old 08-14-2016, 08:43 AM   #1
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Automatic leveling questionable

After automatic leveling, do you sometimes feel like you are not really level? Like your bathroom door sometimes stays wide open and sometimes it slams shut by itself? What do you do about it
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You may be to gave them re calibrated. I sometimes use the manual mode to adjust the low side .
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You might want to verify the aux air pump/compressor is working. That's what maintains the air supply necessary to keep it level. The system "wakes up" every so often to check for level. If it's off, it will add/ subtract air. Just had to replace ours.
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Since mine was new, I have had to adjust level. Have had the check valves replaced, no change. I notice it is worse on soft ground and after travel once at destination, frequency of adjustment diminish after a day or two. I chalked it up to extreme chasis heat from the road and settling ground.
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You might want to verify the aux air pump/compressor is working. That's what maintains the air supply necessary to keep it level. The system "wakes up" every so often to check for level. If it's off, it will add/ subtract air. Just had to replace ours.
I believe the Solei is like mine, hydraulic leveling. It wouldn't use air for stationary leveling.
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I have similar experiences. Sometimes it says level successful, but still shows -0.4 to the right. I manually tweak it.

I thought maybe I needed to reset 0, but it already knows it's not at 0, so that wouldn't help.
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Ours is mostly quite good, but on uneven ground it sometimes gives up before it gets it perfect. I've had to re-calibrate it a couple times in 10 years.

Softer ground allows one or more jacks to sink in over a couple days and may have to re-level or adjust manually.

[Ours is an Equalizer brand leveling system].
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There should be a precedure in your owners manual, or you may have to go to the web site of whoever provided the leveling hardware and find out how to reset the level point. In my case it called setting the null, which is basically telling the system what you mean by level.


For mine, I find a fairly level spot to begin with, then using a bubble level placed in the center of the mh manually level the unit until I'm happy. Then I have set press a couple of buttons and now the system knows what I mean by level. The system remembers and tries to get to this level point when I press auto level.
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Had to recalibrate mine after purchase, all good now
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The allowable error stated by HWH is fairly large. That said, mine's always down by the front a little.
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I would think that any automatic leveling system would have a provision for adjusting for actual level! In your case, it should be in warranty. Just take it back to the dealer for adjustment! Use a long carpenter's level to check it!
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We felt ours was not leveling correctly too. I purchased one of those 4-way LED leveling guides that you can set on the floor. When all LEDs are green, you're level. I compare that to my HWH panel and if they agree, I'm fine. If they don't agree, I will manually adjust the jacks until they are.

Works for me.

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I double check ours each time we level with torpedo level. If it auto levels, it's pretty level. If it does not auto level use the torpedo level to manually level. I check it two places - on the floor between the front seats and mid/rear on the floor in the bathroom / bedroom entry.
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I always check the bathroom door after auto level is complete. Open the door to 45 degrees; if it stays put all is well. If it moves I do a little manual tweaking. My levelers have a procedure for recalibrating if necessary.
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