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Old 05-03-2006, 06:02 PM   #15
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We hate our electric jack. We are pretty sure the previous owner had it put on. It has failed numerous times. Each time it fails we have no manual way to get it to work, so we detach it and bungy it and away we go. Seems at this point, it would just be easier to have a manual hitch.
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Old 05-03-2006, 06:49 PM   #16
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We hate our electric jack. We are pretty sure the previous owner had it put on. It has failed numerous times. Each time it fails we have no manual way to get it to work, so we detach it and bungy it and away we go. Seems at this point, it would just be easier to have a manual hitch.
I removed our manual jack, and installed an electric one. I have back problems, and the cranking bothered it. Manual jacks are pretty cheap, you could go to Camping World, and pick one up for under $50, if you want one.
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Old 05-22-2006, 06:25 PM   #17
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Speaking of electric jacks...

Does anyone know where I could find the crank that is used to operate the jack in the event the gears or motor take a dump? The book I have shows a pic of one. Looks like the gear box/motor is removed and the handle of the crank is inserted in the tube. Looked pretty cool. Wish I had one. My jack is factory Airstream.

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hey,

recently posted a similiar thread. i have a 75 overlander and couldn't get the electric jack to work. which prevented me from getting the trailor from purchase. h&h sells the nut w/ steel pin thru it to do manually using a ratchet. its about $20 bucks w/ shippping. i did this and then went to local dealer and picked up a homemade handle they had for a ten spot. from what i can tell is you do need to remove the motor assembly to manually operate. careful when you do this, when you re-install ,the motor needs to be "re-sychronized" so it "knows" top and bottom for the limit switch? i have not done this yet myself but will this week as i now have my crank handle And plan to p'up tt.

hope this helps

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i forgot, if you do a search on one of the threads i started there is all the info you will need and better than i could explain. i'm not that good on computer or i would have gave you the info. here.

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