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Old 11-15-2017, 05:43 PM   #1
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Maint. On jacks

When the jacks are down, does anyone put some type of Lubrication on them before raising them?
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Old 11-15-2017, 05:56 PM   #2
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Ours have grease zerks. Also use silicon spray on the ram couple times a year.
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Present rig only has air leveling, previous two had HWH systems. To level the rig out beside the house I had to put blocks under the jacks and lift the front wheels off the ground for 6 months at a time. Did that for 13 years and never used any lube or spray on the rams. The rams were still working just fine after all that time.
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I spray with silicon.

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Spray with silicon every time I move.
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You should have a manual for your jacks, follow the maintenance directions from the manufacturer for the products and procedure to apply.
If you don't have a manual from the jack manufacturer, check online, or look above for "Files" select files and go down drop menu to, "Levelers, Slide-out".
Good Luck.
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I was instructed to use 'Heavy duty silicone' and specifically NOT to use WD40.
This was from a guy who learned that at an HWH seminar.
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