Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Newmar Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-26-2022, 11:43 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2021
Posts: 39
2022 Newmar leveling Jack weeping

6 month old Bay Star 3401, first trip front jack leaked fluid, had fixed during service appt. Just took second trip and rear jack in leaking fluid. Not serious yet but leaving next week on 10 day trip and closest service appt. a week after I return. Is this a reoccurring Newmar issue? How critical is this leak since the MH will be sitting on the jack for 7 days? I don't want to be stuck in the camp ground.


Since first use, we experience multiple clicks from the jacks, almost like it's slipping a spline. A few times, the MH had a slight shudder that coincided with the clicks.


Anyone else have these issues? All similar experiences or knowledgeable comments appreciated.
__________________
2022 Newmar Bay Star 35'
Flat tow Ranger 4x4 Crew
Blue Ox, Stay IN Play Duo
Donhdm is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-27-2022, 08:36 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
momdoc's Avatar
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Where we park it!
Posts: 13,148
Welcome to the forum.

You are joining a good group of friends here with good information to share. Read the various threads here and ask questions as they come up or add information if you can. Sorry I can't help but you may want to check the Newmar thread here.

Good luck and enjoy the adventure!
__________________
momdoc
2018 Tiffin Allegro RED 37PA
2020 JEEP Trailhawk
momdoc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2022, 08:44 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Flyer15015's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: On the continental divide
Posts: 1,007
How handy are you ?
Grab some wrenches, crawl underneath and tighten up the hose fittings.
NOT with the coach up on the jacks.
Hydraulic jacks should not leak.

Mike in Colorado
__________________
2004 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37c,(Jezebel) Ultra RV ECM / TCM, PPE deep TX pan, Bilstein's, Sailun's & Sumo's all round, pushed by a 2014 Chrysler T&C, on a Master Tow Dolly.
Flyer15015 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2022, 09:21 AM   #4
Senior Member/RVM #90
 
MSHappyCampers's Avatar


 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 51,186
Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Hopefully someone will be along that can help! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
__________________
Joe & Annette
Sometimes I sits and thinks, sometimes I just sits.....
2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2022, 06:19 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Country Road's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Brenham, Texas
Posts: 1,065
On our previous coach, we had several jacks, off and on, that would pool fluid. We would wipe them clean, soap and wash to make dry and they never caused a problem. We eventually replaced only one. Our leaking problem always seemed worse when the jacks were not in use and had no pressure on them. I wouldn’t hesitate to use them as is and get them repaired when you return, because as was stated, they shouldn’t leak. Looks as if you perhaps got a bad batch.
__________________
Eddie and Jomaye, Retired
2018 Newmar Ventana 4369
2021 Jeep 4 dr Wrangler
Country Road is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2022, 08:17 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2021
Posts: 227
I think they’re equalizer jacks - same as was on our canyon star. You should be able to get to them while in the retracted position. One of ours was weeping - here’s what I did to fix it…

First cleaned them off and dried off each fitting them, ran them through a cycle to see if any of the fittings seeped. Fluid. If they did, my plan was just to snug up the fitting with a wrench.

In my case, the fittings weren’t leaking. What was leaking was the plug on the other side of the cylinder directly opposite the fitting. When you think about it those cylinders are used in both left and right hand side settings and they are not side specific, so each cylinder has 4 ports - two each on opposing sides. I tightened the plug using an Allen wrench and then topped up the hydraulic fluid and ran it through four or five cycles popping went away and no more leaks.

Hopefully this is what’s happening with yours too - easy fix! Good luck!
Mighty_J is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
leveling, newmar



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front wheel weeping oil. BLE373 iRV2.com General Discussion 8 11-27-2016 05:28 AM
Weeping Dometic 310 toilet? Michaelszipp Newmar Owner's Forum 8 11-25-2016 08:15 AM
05 W20 weeping at ps pump surfride Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 13 02-23-2016 05:37 PM
Weeping sinks, wet cabinets lthrnk Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 2 04-16-2015 11:37 AM
Hydraulic Hose Weeping Richard and Cris Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 3 09-08-2013 06:20 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.