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    If you have extended the REAR Wheel hydraulic systems and the tires are off the ground a little on either or both sides I recommend the following.
    Power on the unit.
    Retract the rear jacks
    Then use the "left - right" arrows to go to the hook up hight.

    One member I know had both front and rear (wheel) cylinders extended max and then tried to raise the nose. It bent the rear wheel cylinders because there was no place for its hydraulic fluid to go with both at full extension.

    Safe travels all.
    Last edited by Montana Rover; 10-24-2016, 04:46 PM.
    John and Shirley Fulltimers.
    2017 Montana 3721, 2017 Ram 3500 Dually

  • #2
    Thanks! Good info.
    2010 3665 RE
    2011 Dodge Maxi Cab 4X4

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    • #3
      I also noticed something similar. I had manually extended all my legs to work on the wheels off the ground and found you can't auto level from there because it will keep the wheels off the ground. So I manually lowered everything to a normal height and then retracted the rear jacks. Then I autoleveled.
      Jim Abernathy
      Holly Springs, NC
      2014 Ram 3500 LaramieĀ® 4x2 diesel dually crew-cab 3.73 axle, Reese R20
      2014 Montana 3402RL, Level UP, G614's, TST 507, Voyger Wireless Backup camera

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      • #4
        I found many places where the ground isn't level, (my storage space for one). I have four stands I made out of steel steel stock. The weigh is less the wood blocks, and have a lip all the around for added safety to keep feet from sliding off. In storage the middle set of jacks will hang in midair if I try to level without them, and the front jacks don't go up as far as needed to level the trailer. I have found that four stands allow me to level the trailer on any slop (left, right, for or aft).
        Last edited by 7.3Ford; 10-24-2016, 09:41 PM.


        2015 Montana 3611RL
        2001 Ford F350 XLT Crew Cab 4WD SRW 7.3L Diesel

        God Bless,
        John Walker
        Indian Land, SC
        Blog http://montana3611rl.blogspot.com/
        Two things Eternal... The Word of God (The Bible) and the Souls of Men.

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        • #5
          Thanks John, will keep that in mind.
          Scott Luciano aka Montana Rover
          My better half is Pati aka Sunshine

          Lakeland, Florida

          1-Savior + 3-Nails= 4GIVEN


          2012 - Ram 3500 4x4 Longhorn Dually, 4:10 Max Tow PKG, Sun Roof, 440 HP 925 TQ, H&S Maxx Street Programmer

          2014 - Montana 3402RL, Paramount & Full Time Living PKG, Goodyear G614 Tires, Amish Made Furniture

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          • #6
            John is right I was that person.
            Dennis & Linda Ward
            Paola, Kansas

            2012 Ford F350
            Montana 3735 Legacy Edition
            1200 Watts of Solar

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Kansas Farmer View Post
              John is right I was that person.


              What did you need to do to get repaired.
              Scott Luciano aka Montana Rover
              My better half is Pati aka Sunshine

              Lakeland, Florida

              1-Savior + 3-Nails= 4GIVEN


              2012 - Ram 3500 4x4 Longhorn Dually, 4:10 Max Tow PKG, Sun Roof, 440 HP 925 TQ, H&S Maxx Street Programmer

              2014 - Montana 3402RL, Paramount & Full Time Living PKG, Goodyear G614 Tires, Amish Made Furniture

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              • #8
                I had to replace the bent items @ around $400 each.
                Dennis & Linda Ward
                Paola, Kansas

                2012 Ford F350
                Montana 3735 Legacy Edition
                1200 Watts of Solar

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Kansas Farmer View Post
                  I had to replace the bent items @ around $400 each.
                  Ouchhhhhh..........
                  Scott Luciano aka Montana Rover
                  My better half is Pati aka Sunshine

                  Lakeland, Florida

                  1-Savior + 3-Nails= 4GIVEN


                  2012 - Ram 3500 4x4 Longhorn Dually, 4:10 Max Tow PKG, Sun Roof, 440 HP 925 TQ, H&S Maxx Street Programmer

                  2014 - Montana 3402RL, Paramount & Full Time Living PKG, Goodyear G614 Tires, Amish Made Furniture

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