Tips and Tricks

How do you fix a stuck trailer jack?

How do you fix a stuck trailer jack?

Step 2

  1. Remove the nut and bolt that secures the handle to the jack.
  2. Use two half-inch box end wrenches to remove the half-inch bolt and nut.
  3. Slide the handle upward after removing the nut and bolt to remove the handle.
  4. Set the handle aside.
  5. Screw the jack to the most extended spot the jack will go.

Why is my camper jack not working?

For your electric jack, there are only three possible explanations for your jack not working with a charged battery. Either power is not getting to your motor, your motor is bad, or your ground connection isn’t working properly. If the motor works with that ground wire, then your motor is good and your ground is bad.

Should I grease my trailer jack?

I’ve thought about installing a zerk fitting on mine, but frankly taking the cap off a couple times a year is much easier than installing the fitting. Once the cap is off, squirt in a generous amount of the grease. That grease will help keep the jack moving smoothly and keep it easy to crank up and down.

Why won’t my Jack work on my trailer?

If you don’t have a battery on the trailer, then make sure that the jack is hooked to a tow vehicle that has a 12v power source at the back of the 7 way trailer connector. The first thing I would check is the light on the jack.

What is the purpose of a tongue Jack on a trailer?

Many trailers have a jack attached to the tongue that is used to lower and raise the trailer hitch onto the vehicle’s hitch receiver. This jack is often overlooked, and may sit unused for weeks and even months at a time. Over the years, the jack’s internal lubrication loses effectiveness.

How do you fix a seized trailer jack?

This jack is often overlooked, and may sit unused for weeks and even months at a time. Over the years, the jack’s internal lubrication loses effectiveness. The jack becomes stiffer until it finally seizes up completely. At this point, you’ll have to take the jack apart and repair it. Unbolt the jack from the trailer frame and remove it.

What is the best replacement for my 1817941 electric trailer jack?

Lippert Electric Trailer Jack with Footplate # LC285318 is a direct replacement for your 1817941 model. I linked all the parts mentioned above as well as a review video of the jack for you to check out.