Originally Posted by RedHorse1
Wrong crank? I would suggest a cover for the motor. Friend's jack quit working and couldn't turn with the crank. Found gearbox full of water and corroded gears. Top plug leaked. I used folding chair bag (heavy canvas type fabric) on mine. Have read a big-box store bucket works well also (clip safety chains to the handle to keep it in place).
Same thing happened to us. Couldn't unhook, so we opened it up took out the gear to the motor. I guess water leaked into the motor and locked it up. Once the motor gear was out we could use our handle to crank it up and down. Dealer replaced it under warranty but now we are going to keep it covered.
David & Sandy Hinkle
2007 Honda Ridgeline Traded
2016 F150 Max Tow, Tow mirrors