RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Fleetwood 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 04-02-2019, 05:47 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Troutdale, Oregon
Posts: 972
Jacks won't retract

Have a American Tradition 2013 with a Trueline leveling jack problem. Siting here with my jacks down and nothing I do will retract the jacks. It started with the jacks only coming up half way, Then after driving for 100 miles they came back up. Now they will only come up a inch, or so. I've added oil to the high level mark with no success. No leaks anywhere. The jacks do come down, but only a little up. Is there a way to get them up until we get home? I can level with air.
RWeigant 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 04-02-2019, 06:06 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Gulf Streamers Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 1,535
1) Not familiar with your jacks, but have read some brands retract w/ external SPRINGS? Did you lose/ break one/ more springs? 2) Some have Two external springs/ jack, so if a spring breaks, the other one also flies off along w/ other parts? 3) OTHER brands may retract w/ hydraulic pressure/ valves? You may need to find your book, or search internet by Brand/ Model of the JACKS? 4) If you lost springs, you may have to push up and find a way to TIE/ HOLD them in a retracted position?
__________________
(TerryH.) 2000-GS Conquest Limited 6266 Class-C 99-E450SD V10
THenne1713 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2019, 08:42 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Troutdale, Oregon
Posts: 972
This set of 4 has no springs, it's hydraulic only. Calling Fleetwood in the morning. Keep you posted.
RWeigant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2019, 06:14 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
fairway2002's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Macomb MI
Posts: 175
If its a pump problem. Mine has a nut at the top you can put a drill motor on to run pump.. Good luck
fairway2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2019, 11:17 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Troutdale, Oregon
Posts: 972
Called Valid today and talked to a very nice guy about this problem. He told me to start engine and push the travel button. I should hear the pump. Nothing. Went back and checked to see if there was 12v to the big red power wire. Had 12v there. Then he said to jump the red terminal to the other big wire. Nothing again. Last he said to unplug the white/brown wire connector to the pump. Instantly the motor started. The jacks came up all the way. Yea! So, the problem is with the solenoid, a easy fix when I get home.
RWeigant is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
jacks



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
HELP Jacks won't retract. jtroop RV Systems & Appliances 20 05-28-2011 04:54 PM
Help! Jacks Won't Retract rickandcheryl Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 20 06-27-2010 05:01 PM
auto level jacks won't retract gp44 Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 5 06-23-2010 09:30 PM
Leveling jacks won't retract Johnw MH-General Discussions & Problems 19 01-07-2010 08:31 AM
Jacks won't retract and engine won't start HLB MH-General Discussions & Problems 12 07-31-2009 11:22 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.