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Old 12-08-2011, 10:36 AM   #1
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Power Gear leveler problem

I have a 2006 Monaco Monarch 30PDD with hydrolic PowerGEar levelers, and touchpad 500269. When I went to level the MH the left, right and center lights were flashing when leveling completed. This was in the auto mode. My wife advised that the right rear leveler did not come all the way down. I then put it in manual mode and the jack when down as it should. I retracted the jacks and tried again with same results. I checked the PG troubleshooting guide on their website and did all the things I could that was lsited with no results. Any suggestions on what I need to do next? Thanks for any and all help.
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:18 PM   #2
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Problem resolved! I contacted PowerGear and in a few minutes a nice fellow named Tony got back with me. He offered several suggestions to resolve the issue. Prior to the problem popping up I had just finished servicing the levelers, lubing rods etc.. Tony advised me to recheck all connections. I had already done this but went back and did it again just to be safe. I even re-lubed the rods and checked the levels, the whole 9 yards. Behold, I pressed the auto mode button and the levelers worked like a champ. I have no clue what i may have done to rectify the problem, but it is now fully operational. Tony got back with me with other things to try right after this and I told him that all was well. I have PowerGear levelers in other MH's and never had a problem until this one and I have been using these for about 5 years hassel free, so either they make a good product or I am lucky. It has been very cold here this morning and that may have caused the problem with fluid getting thicker, but I dont know. But since it is now about 40 degrees warmer it may have influenced the levelers. Any way, good to know PowerGear responds promtly.
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:43 PM   #3
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Glad you figured it out.

Same thing happened to me about two years ago. I retracted the jacks, toggled the power and all was well the second time I deployed them. Some sort of a glitch, but it has only happened once in the 5 years that I've owned the coach.

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