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Old 09-05-2022, 02:10 PM   #1
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Non-Operated Jacks

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I have a 2003 National Tradewinds and its been setting since Feb this year. replaced main batteries and when trying to extend jacks they make noise but will not retract. Any thoughts? still new to this model!
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Normally, NRV products require both AC and DC power, while having the parking brake applied.

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Old 09-07-2022, 12:52 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by fredbon View Post
Normally, NRV products require both AC and DC power, while having the parking brake applied.

Not for jacks to operate, just 12V DC, 120V AC has nothing to do the the jacks.
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Old 09-13-2022, 07:33 PM   #4
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Make sure all the cables are hooked up at the batteries. I had batteries out of my 99 Seaview over the summer and after putting them back in last week to go camping the jacks wouldn't work. Here I missed hooking up a canle up to the negative of the battery. As soon as I did jacks worked. Drove me and my son nuts for hours trying to figure out what the problem was
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Old 09-15-2022, 08:08 AM   #5
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You state won't retract. Thierry is grease sirt on the bottom of each jack. Also a little silicon lube on the jacks help retraction. They are pulled back up by internal or external springs. Sometimes you have to help them finish retracting with a pribar if they have not been used in a while. Be sure to push retact just before trying the pribar.
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