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Old 07-28-2010, 01:51 AM   #1
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Power Gear Hydraulic Hose Replacement

Hi all,
I have 06 Fleetwood Revolution LE and took it to Quinn for the routine maintenance. The service tech found multiple bubbling on the hydraulic lines of Power Gear Leveling jack.
The tech recommended replacing all the hoses and I will find out tomorrow how much is going to be.
Can it be DIY?
Can I take to local truck shops or hydraulic shops to do the work?
One fellow Revolution owner spent $1700 to replace all 8 hoses, and is it reasonable?
I am going to Grand Canyon next week and want to get this fixed soon.

Thanks advance for your reply.

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A local hydraulic shop can make the hoses. You may have a repair shop that will do the job and depending on how the hoses were run; it may be less costly to leave some in place and just run new ones. $1700 for 8 lines installed is not unreasonable.
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I know this old, but still interesting
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I had a 34' hose replaced at a hydraulic shop last year; it cost around $250 including labor.
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You would be surprised how much hose can be replaced by coupling the fitting of the new hose to the old hose and then pulling and pushing st the same time. Depending on grommets and clamps you may have to use a short piece of threaded rod rather than an actual fitting.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:55 PM   #6
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it can be diy if you have enough patience. it takes from 1/2 hour to 4 hours to replace one hose. they can be bought locally. furnish the maker with the length and size of the hose. be sure to tell him that the pressure rating had to be between 2000 and 6000 lbs. that makes a difference on the quality and price of the hose.
ask about the warranty. mfg often supply as one year warranty on the part.
this is important, especially if the maker uses common soft hydraulic hose. its most often rated at 1200 lbs. it works fine on tractors, but not on rv hydraulic jacks.
this applies to all rv leveling systems.
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I have local hose makers to use, I may hit them up since the coach is a 2008
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going along with what azpete mentioned, you should tell you hose maker what fittings are on the hoses. My hoses were rated at SAE 100R17, 3/8" hose with 3/8" JIC female crimped fittings. Probably your best bet is to take the your hoses to the hyd. shop so they can determine the correct hose. Most hyd. hoses probably have the JIC fittings crimped on them. Sometimes these hoses can be quite a problem to remove, I had one that I thought I was going to have to leave in place but I finally got it cut up into several smaller pieces to remove it. Certainly cheaper if you do it yourself, not necessarily easier but cheaper! I replaced my 3 hoses in 2014 for just under $400.00. I removed and replaced them myself. Good luck
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Thumbs up Had the same issue - thanks for your help

Power gear jacks hoses started leaking. Jacks would not hold pressure. Rolled under checked it out, removed all the lines - 4 of them.

Called the hydraulic shop they wanted $6 per linear foot plus fittings and labor.

Decided to try online - found a great online store - called an talked to their sales guy - just ordered all the lines (4750 psi - that's 1750 more psi than the 3000 psi lines that came with the rig).

Here is the specifications of the product i ordered on -

R2-06-ASB | 3/8" SAE 100R2AT Hydraulic Hose Assembly
fitting1: FJX-06-06
fitting2: FJX-06-06
Length - for me was -
Front Driver - 15'
Front Passenger - 8'
Rear Driver - 27'
Rear Passenger - 22'

Price was less than $2 per linear foot!

Hope this helps someone.

My rig - 1999 Fleetwood 34S.

If i have any issues with the order or the hoses I will post back here.
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Thanks for the hose source.

I need a complete set for my Kubota backhoe, 1993 model, most hoses are toast so I'm going to do a complete replacement when I take the backhoe off.
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