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Wayne, RV Mechanic
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When I retract the auto Jack it kicks the 30 amp breaker and

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when I retract the auto Jack it kicks the 30 amp breaker and it seems to be taking more power than when I am trying to extend the Jack
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 years ago.
Hi I'm Wayne
I will help you with this
That is caused from the brushes in the electric motor
that is very common, as they wear they ground part of the brush starts
to touch the armature
You can have that motor rebuilt, clean armature and install brushes
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the motor does not getting warm and why would it work to extend the Jack and not work well retracting the Jackit is also intermittent sometimes it works well other times it does not
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for that
that may be related to the motor brushes,
we have to do it one step at a time,
this is most issues area