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Old 12-04-2013, 04:03 AM   #29
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I level side to side then front and back if needed. Then put out the slides. Have never had the entry door binding.
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Originally Posted by 007";1831701]Most refrigerators are install level in your coach's when built, you level your coach your fridge will be happy with the coach level. If the level sensor for jack system is [URL="
out of wrack than get it fixed.[/URL]

Wood pads or plastic can be used on soft turf or ground to give a more firmer foot print for jack pad.

If you have AUTO LEVEL make sure your on a level pad if not than level your coach manually or run the risk of popped or cracked windshields.

Lighting hitting the coach are numbered but if your protected power wise you should lead a good life.

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Old 12-04-2013, 08:52 PM   #31
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Old 12-05-2013, 07:30 PM   #32
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I'm not sure I understand the physics behind the assertion that leveling front to back first instead of side to side will cause the frame to flex?

But ... the manual I have for the Ford F chassis (HWH operator's manual) is to lower the jack pair (either front,rear or side to side) having the yellow light until that light goes out. It says only one yellow light will ever be on at a time. After getting the light out is goes on to say to lower the remaining jack pair until the touch the ground for further stability.

If the built in levels aren't indicating correctly, there is a way to adjust the level sensing unit (providing you can find the little bugger!).
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:12 PM   #33
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I level side to side then front and back if needed. Then put out the slides. Have never had the entry door binding.
I put the slides out and then level if the place iam parking is within reason of level
I like to level manually and use a level on the "floor".I check front and 2/3 way to rear
If the bathroom door will sit at whatever position I place it at I know Iam dead level
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Old 12-06-2013, 12:28 AM   #34
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Old 05-05-2014, 03:00 PM   #35
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Lenth of Jacks

Is there a relationship to the distance..length....of the distance the jack travels to the ground......... to the amount of wiggle when leveled.

I have noticed a few 40 plus footers are using 5-6 stacking blocks under the pads so the jacks don't have to travel far to secure the rig on a level site.

I just use one especially if on level site...should i used more?

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Old 05-05-2014, 04:24 PM   #36
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Different jack systems work differently but if you have POWER GEAR Hydrauic, very slightly over extend the front jacks,,, Like 2 inches.

THEN lower the rears.. POWER gear hydraulics there is really only a "Single" jack in the front even if it has two lets (They are connected so they teeter totter) so side to side leveling is done by the rear jacks only.

NOW: if you have a DIFFERENT brand of jacks.. Investigate, if they work the same as my Power Gear jacks do not work (Mine have issues, I told you how they SHOULD work) same applies, if not,

Then disregard all but the last paragraph of this post.
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I have Atwood electric jacks.
When I park, I hit the "Extend All" button. All jacks go down until they hit the ground, and then stop. Each jack is independent during that phase. Once all jacks have contact, I level from there. The Atwood system is controlled in such a way that you have to move two jacks at a time, unless you intentionally override the system.
So once they're on the ground, if you hit the "front" button, both front jacks extend. If you hit the "Left" button, both left-side jacks extend.

I level first, then extend slides, then readjust. My driver's side slide is a full wall, 22', so sometimes when I extend that, that side of the coach needs to be brought back up a bit, depending on how soft the ground is.

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Old 05-06-2014, 05:36 AM   #38
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I use the door method to find out if the coach is level or not. Putting a level on the dash will work only if you're sure the dash was mounted level. The same for a counter top. Heck I even get different readings putting the level on our hardwood floor in different places.
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Old 06-27-2015, 05:36 PM   #39
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lol, why I say this OUT LOAD i will never know but having the MH a tad up in the rear, and a slight lean to to the left when laying down works great for me.
The rear being up a tad helps with not feeling your sleeping upside down, and my wife sleeps on the right side....seems she always Snuggling... :-]
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