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Old 08-27-2012, 01:03 PM   #1
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Red face Level bed ??

I have a Jayco Greyhawk. Auto level jacks. No matter the situation, my bed tips downward from feet to head. I bought lots of pillows to help, but does anyone else have this problem and how have you rectified it? Should I just manually override that one jack and raise it up more? Or put something under the mattress? Thanks!!
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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Don't know which levelers you have but on my coach there was a procedure for calibrating them. Don't remember exactly how but you did a manual level then used that as the calibration point.
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:51 PM   #3
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Get one of these: 9" Magnetic Torpedo Level
Then try it out.
Put the level on the floor, countertops, bed board under mattress to see if they agree on what is level. If they agree, then you need to calibrate the 'auto' level. Procedure should be available in manual for the jacks or their website. If you manually level until the bed board is level, does the rest of the flat surfaces show level? If not, you might have to use wedges under the bed board to bring it up to level with the rest of the coach.
Also, if you adjust by only override one jack, you might be twisting the frame. I try to move two jacks at a time, (both front, both rear, or both left, both right) to manually level.
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:36 AM   #4
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I have a Jayco Greyhawk. Auto level jacks. No matter the situation, my bed tips downward from feet to head. I bought lots of pillows to help, but does anyone else have this problem and how have you rectified it? Should I just manually override that one jack and raise it up more? Or put something under the mattress? Thanks!!
Hi Leila,
I know this is probably a stupid question but do you have underbed storage and if you do could there be something propping the foot of the bed up? Sorry for asking but sometimes it is the easiest things we don't think of.
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I know this is probably a stupid question but do you have underbed storage and if you do could there be something propping the foot of the bed up? Sorry for asking but sometimes it is the easiest things we don't think of.
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It's a good thought but don't think its the problem. The bedside tables aren't level either. And the bed shuts fully so I guess the underneath storage isn't an issue. I will get a better level and see if I can figure out how to calibrate the jacks. I thought that was done before I bought the rv - it's only a few months old... I do have a small level, and everything checks out fine except the bed and bedside tables....
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It's a good thought but don't think its the problem. The bedside tables aren't level either. And the bed shuts fully so I guess the underneath storage isn't an issue. I will get a better level and see if I can figure out how to calibrate the jacks. I thought that was done before I bought the rv - it's only a few months old... I do have a small level, and everything checks out fine except the bed and bedside tables....
Hi Leila,
I think bouncing around these terrible roads may loosen it up. I think it is pretty common. Mine went out about a month after I got it. Dealer reset it for free, looked pretty easy to do. On my Cambria there is an access door to the right of the entry door and the control is in there.
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Is the auto level is not working properly or is the front of the coach level and the rear is not? If the front is level and rear is not, I'd be suspicious of a bent frame. on the rear.

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Hi Leila,
I think bouncing around these terrible roads may loosen it up. I think it is pretty common. Mine went out about a month after I got it. Dealer reset it for free, looked pretty easy to do. On my Cambria there is an access door to the right of the entry door and the control is in there.
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Forgot to mention that when mine was out of level, it was from left to right so the foot of our bed was low.
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