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Old 07-26-2013, 07:32 PM   #1
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Power Jack Problem

I hate when one problem leads to another. When fixing a flat tire 2 weeks ago, the power jack stopped working in the up direction. Down worked fine. Used the manual jack to finish the tire change. Then called Barker and they sent a new switch and 2 micro-switches (no charge). When I changed the switch today, it was clear what was wrong with the old one - Connection #1 was broke off the switch - picture below.

Question: Do I really need to re-synchronize the jack? I can't quite figure it out. For one I don't know why the manual and electric parts would be out of sync - I never removed the jack head, just replaced the switch. I also can't follow the re-synch directions because the first thing is to lower the jack all the way - and then the tongue will be resting on the hensley bars and I don't want to do that I think. Jack seems to work fine both directions. Any ideas on whether re-syncing is needed?
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:04 PM   #2
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I'm no expert but assuming you removed the head but DID NOT engage the up or down switch while the head was off, I think you are fine.
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:05 PM   #3
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I re-read and noticed you did not remove the head. Seems to me you are good to go.
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:19 PM   #4
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If you have not moved the gears, thus changing the relationship to the end switches, and have not removed the head from the post you should be fine
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:52 PM   #5
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I agree with the above responses. Welcome to the deflective micro switch club.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:16 PM   #6
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Is this a common failure? If so can it be avoided?
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