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Jacks will not extend...

Jacks will not extend. They did retract but now they will not extend. I don't know if this has anything to do with it, but the "alt charge" light on the dash lights up when I try to extend the jacks.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

I checked the fuse for the jacks and it is alright. I have not checked the dashboard fuses.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

Holiday Rambler Ambassador 2006

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

I tried to lower the jacks as usual, but nothing happens. I started the engine and tried to lower the jacks while the engine is running, but nothing happens. I was trying to relevel the coach initially and retracted the jacks, but then they would not extend. If I can determine what is causing the jacks not to extend I'm going to call in a professional.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I can't think of anything.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Are these power gear jacks?

Is the control pad turning on for you? IF so are any lights flashing on the pad?

Thanks, Robert

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