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Old 05-05-2019, 05:34 PM   #1
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leveling jacks

I have a jack that is sluggish to retract.
Does anyone know of a quick fix?
Does the system depend on the return springs to pull the piston up?
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:49 PM   #2
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You could try cleaning the ram, and hitting the outside surface with some lube...
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:51 PM   #3
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If you have springs, the system doesn’t have negative force pumps. There is a T handle somewhere that will release each cylinder
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:51 PM   #4
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leveling jacks

We just tried that and it did not help the problem child of the four. Thank you
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Old 05-05-2019, 06:51 PM   #5
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I have a jack that is sluggish to retract.
Does anyone know of a quick fix?
Does the system depend on the return springs to pull the piston up?
Are you running the engine when replying and retracting? Is the voltage high enough? Also look at getting the LCI app they have a trouble shooting section that might help ...assuming they are LCI Jacks
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Old 05-05-2019, 11:42 PM   #6
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If you lube the ram do not use WD40. I can't swear for an LCI jack but Bigfoot specifically said no WD40 it will attack the seals. Use a silicone lube only.
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Old 05-06-2019, 03:19 AM   #7
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Smile Level or Jack lubrication

Level or Jack lubrication, my best guess is the jack on the passenger side is sticking and is Usually the problem, furthest from the pump. I would try and extend the jacks as much as you can clean them and use a good silicone spray all the way around it 100 % retract and do it again Be sure to check your fluid level as well
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Jacks are sluggish....Add caffeine to fluid to "wake it up"?

Use silicone spray and extend fully a few times with engine or genny on to get full power to pumps. Let us know how it turns out.
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