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Old 11-14-2010, 07:38 PM   #1
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New AS owner....what is this tool?

This tool was in the used AS we bought...do u know what it's for? I put a penny next to it for perspective.

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Old 11-14-2010, 07:41 PM   #2
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Emergency tongue crank, in case you lose 12 V Power.
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Old 11-14-2010, 07:42 PM   #3
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I would guess it's a crank for a jack or an awning.
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Old 11-14-2010, 08:11 PM   #5
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Emergency tongue crank, in case you lose 12 V Power.
Yes...Very similar to the one we have for our H&H power jack. If you lose 12VDC, or the power head fails this makes raising or lowering much easier.

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Old 11-14-2010, 08:36 PM   #6
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This tool was in the used AS we bought...do u know what it's for? I put a penny next to it for perspective.

Thank you.
If the trailer power totally fails, or if the jack motor dies, or if the jack head for whatever reason fails to work, remove the jack head that's held in place with a couple of allen screws, then it's obvious which end of that handle fits into the slotted drive shaft of the electric jack.

Then, crank away.

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Old 11-14-2010, 08:36 PM   #7
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Emergency tongue jack handle

Thx, much appreciated.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:01 AM   #8
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Just amazing what shows up on this site...

Just yesterday I found this same *handle* in my trailer. Gettin' her ready for a weekend trip. I had suspicions that it was for the tongue jack. But, when I took it around to the jack, I sure didn't see how/where it fit so I just put it back in my bin, shaking my head.

Soooo, Andy says to remove the "jack head". Is that just the cover of the motor? Here's a pic of what I have... can someone detail what comes off to use the manual crank for my tongue jack?

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If you were to take the cover off, I believe you will find a "slot" for the handle in the top of one of the gear shafts.
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Just amazing what shows up on this site...

Just yesterday I found this same *handle* in my trailer. Gettin' her ready for a weekend trip. I had suspicions that it was for the tongue jack. But, when I took it around to the jack, I sure didn't see how/where it fit so I just put it back in my bin, shaking my head.

Soooo, Andy says to remove the "jack head". Is that just the cover of the motor? Here's a pic of what I have... can someone detail what comes off to use the manual crank for my tongue jack?

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Hi Laura,

I have attached a pdf of a manual for the H&H Super Power Jack. Hope this helps.

Now I just wish I had one of those handles. There wasn't one in my Excella.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:35 AM   #12
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Awesome, all I need is half a can of Schlitz, a banana peel and I'm all set!
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Hi Laura,

I have attached a pdf of a manual for the H&H Super Power Jack. Hope this helps.

Now I just wish I had one of those handles. There wasn't one in my Excella.
Thank you so much vswingfield!!! I printed the manual to keep in my trailer info folder and now I understand what to do, if I need to.... If I had an extra handle, I'd send it to ya'

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Just to be on the safe side, I taped the appropriate size allen wrench to my crank. With my luck, I wouldn't have the correct size in my tool box the one time I'd need to get the cover off to use the crank. A good hardware store will sell individual individual wrenches.
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