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Old 08-11-2022, 02:42 PM   #1
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Equalizer Hydraulic Jack Issue -- What to do?

My rear right jack seems to have somewhat begun to fail (see attached picture). The soft foam/cushion material that surrounds the vertical, chrome extension has broken and there is some thick oily liquid between the broken sections, as shown in the picture. Is this potentially a serious issue? Recommended steps to address the problem? What is the oily liquid?

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Equalizer Systems, 30WD18-200, 3-inch bore, 17.75-inch stroke.

Thanks, John

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Old 08-12-2022, 02:39 AM   #2
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John,

That foam ring is only a dampening ring that keeps the footpad from rattling going down the road. It’s not a seal or anything like that. No worries!

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Thanks Nick for your reply. What is the liquid? Is it hydraulic fluid? Some type of adhesive? Also, how to get the dampening ring back into its correct location?
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Road-Chi..that the adhesive that keeps it attached to the jack housing. I had one come out & called Equalizer to get some replacement & the tech told me it's no big deal..it's more of a "wiper" of the actuator & doesn't effect performance..I bought some anyway.
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