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Why would the solenoid on the hydraulics click when the button…

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Why would the solenoid on...
Why would the solenoid on the hydraulics click when the button is pushed, but the pump does not run, thus sliders and levelers do not work?
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: Michael Reush, RV Technician replied 3 years ago
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Hi, the solenoid can click as its receiving the signal from the switch, yet not send power thru it as it has an internal contact that can become fouled. The motor/tank and solenoid are all mounted togeather, so some testing needs to be done to see whats happening . test light or voltmeter is necessary, do you have either of these? thanks......Michael
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I am not near the RV right now. I will take a reading when I get to where the RV is. Thanks
RV Mechanic: Michael Reush, RV Technician replied 3 years ago
thanks for responding, see if power is passed thru the solenoid, and onto the motor, ck all connections while you are there, thanks, ***** ***** await your reply.......Michael
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RV Mechanic: Michael Reush, RV Technician replied 3 years ago
good morning, hav'nt heard from you for a bit, wondering how your making out... thanks Michael
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