We’ve had a handful of members write in wondering what to do when the leveling jacks on their RV’s slide room, fifth wheel or tow trailer aren’t working properly. For most of these cases, their hydraulic system has either taken on a disturbing growling noise upon descension of the leveling jacks or they simply won’t retract back into the rig. In this free lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg walks you through a quick explanation to explain how you should troubleshoot when you discover RV leveling jacks not working properly on your rig.
With Dave’s help, you’ll learn what to look for when you notice there’s an issue with your leveling jacks. He shows you how to diagnose the problem, then introduces a few tips for finding a solution. Growing typically means there’s corrosion somewhere in your hydraulic system, and each manufacturer has its own recommendations for troubleshooting. However, Dave believes just about all will steer you away from using any chemicals other than WD-40. Find out what else you need to know to troubleshoot your fault leveling jacks!