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Old 10-11-2015, 04:59 PM   #1
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Looks like I getting some trouble from the leveling system. All 4 corners look OK so no oil or so.
Now my front levelers do not come out.
I hit auto-level and the rear lift the rig and it stop showing it leveled which it is. But I never had the front not coming out.
I also sinks with time so I re-level it and hitting the auto leveling button again retract the rear jacks.
The panel acted strangely but me not real knowing what I am doing and it always did worked some how I left it alone.
Any body with some inside? Is it possible the panel which I assume is the control unit is bad?
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Old 10-11-2015, 06:27 PM   #2
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Have you tried to level the motor home manually ? If you can I would inspect the leveling head, usually located on the roadside ceiling of the basement, middle area. Also being that you are bleeding down I would manually actuate each leveler at a time...make sure the reservoir is full before. The rear leveler jacks are larger as they lift more weight and they have grease fittings that periodically need grease, helps to prevent leaks. Good luck, Bob
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Old 10-13-2015, 10:46 AM   #3
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My only complaint with the levelers is it takes the RV to the same NOT level position each time. I can tell by the shower not draining. Got a bubble level and if I manually do it, no problems in the shower (and thus the fridge). Need to figure out how to calibrate it. This is my first leveler equipped RV so I don't know much about them at all. When do they get grease? How to I check the reservoir? Good luck Peter

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Old 10-15-2015, 07:08 AM   #4
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For me it is the first too. I found the tank. I noticed when it was leveled it would change with times you could hear the rear leveler sagging down. There possible so internal seals leaking as it look that the rear forced down and up and the front returned by springs.
I wonder if anybody here on the forum has worked on them or has a good shop who knows what they are doing on it.
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Old 11-05-2015, 02:41 PM   #5
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Still leveler problems I got a quote to replace them $1,300.00 each and looks like I have problems with both rear once.
There are so many different from power gear and somebody sprayed over the levelers serial and type sign so I don't know the power gear number.
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Old 11-06-2015, 08:27 AM   #6
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Where are you looking for the Serial and Type? I can photograph mine, we probably have the same setup.

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Old 12-20-2015, 04:11 PM   #7
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skydeck power gear leveler

do any of you know where the power gear leveler control unit is located?
Its not near the fluid reservoir and i cant find it under the coach anywhere...
My levelers wont go down at all as the "engage neutral" light on the touch pad comes on when the system is on. The reservoir is full. I replaced the brake switch (by the rear axle) per freightliner, but that did nothing. Thanks
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My control box is located on the ceiling of the basement, between the frame rails, forward of the fresh water tank.

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Found mine- in the ceiling of the 2nd bay near the center of the coach on the drivers side.
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Has anyone figured out how to calibrate level using our system? (did I ask that already?) Mine is not level when run on automatic.

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Has anyone figured out how to calibrate level using our system? (did I ask that already?) Mine is not level when run on automatic.

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Mine neither, it always ends up low in the front and low on the curb side.
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Old 12-24-2015, 06:34 AM   #12
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mine is "semi " automatic. I extend until all feet touch (sometimes with a board under the lowest point or side if necessary) and then use the arrow keys to center it.
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I got mine finally fixed.
One was leaking changed the hydraulic piston rear pass anger side.
The it would not come out at all anymore. I have a mobile RV service look at good guy know what they doing at least more so then I.
The dump valve was bad $400 I got a new one installed and still not working.
The gear in the gear pump was broken too. Got a new "modified" pump installed and another $800 latter everything works fine.
Left park went to Jojoba Hill RV Resort leveled again and the rear diver side piston broke of the frame.
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I had to brake it off completely to avoid it to fall off driving.
The welds to not look to good to me looks like another Airstream rush job.
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The welds are not worth a crap.

I cant say if the guy was in a hurry or not, but taking this as evidence, he can't weld.

If you dot get it hot it isn't really a weld. There is really zero penetration.


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