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Old 07-03-2010, 10:30 AM   #15
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If your investigation involves taking the electric motor head off your jack, be sure it's timed correctly when you put it back on. One of the first jobs we had to do on our Safari was replace a gear stripped by a badly timed jack.

Basically, the jack should stop electrically in both directions before it stops mechanically. Fortunately, the PO had kept the instructions for ours.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:02 AM   #16
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You would think that more people would recognize a blinker fluid drain plug tool when they see one...
Many people have mistaken the tool for a Blinker Fluid Drain Plug Remover, much to their distress. The Blinker Remover does not have the hexagonal hole; it has a Grundig Doubletwist hole for the plug. Using this tool to remove the drain plug may result in refrundification and render the tool inoperable when you most need it for tricentrification and to operate the twin turbine plasma drive oscillators. At that point you will have to use the stick with rope attached for further vacuum clarifying.

This tool should not be used without proper safety gear because of reported instances of anticrundosis.

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Old 07-03-2010, 11:35 AM   #17
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My mistake, Gene. I completely forgot about the plasma drive oscillators. Having those out of whack could certainly cause a misalignment within the waste particle acceleration unit's guidance system, that, as we all know, can cause premature axle failure.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:46 AM   #18
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Geez! And I thought it was just a window crank with the hole all hogged out! You just learn so much on these threads.
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:49 AM   #19
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Old 07-03-2010, 12:26 PM   #20
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It's a very specialized tool for when you need to tighten both a 1/4" and 3/4" nut that are right next to each other. Slip the tool over both nuts, and turn the crank handle - voila! Both nuts will tighten at the same time. Of course, one of the nuts needs to be in a different space-time continuum, but I did say it was a very specialized tool.

Hopefully you figured out what it's really for by now.

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Old 07-03-2010, 01:18 PM   #21
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The piece looks rather small..maybe couple inches long. I wonder if it could be for cranking open the roof vent in your kitchen. On my trailer, the plastic cover for the lights has a plastic crank with a hex fitting. Maybe for your model year, they did not make the crank and all that is there is a hex bolt? This particular vent on my trailer is hard as heck to open and is rectangular in shape.
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Jack cover off

I see a big nut under the motor.





The big nut looks like it'd fit the big hole in the wrench. Using the wrench would involve removing the motor from below . . .




There's only two bolts where there's space for 4. I think the PO carried a hydraulic jack for raising the tongue without the electric power.

I can't believe how much I'm learning on this project.

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it looks like the smaller hex hole might fit the nuts under the motor. Maybe you use it to remove the motor to make accessing the larger nut easier. Be careful not to start any disconbobulation when trying this.

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My mistake, Gene. I completely forgot about the plasma drive oscillators. Having those out of whack could certainly cause a misalignment within the waste particle acceleration unit's guidance system, that, as we all know, can cause premature axle failure.

well, that AND improperly balanced wheels.
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