Jayco RV Owners Forum
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-27-2018, 01:00 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Los angeles
Posts: 129
Disabling Automatic Entryway Stairs

In the Greyhawk 29MV and MVP, when you park in a residential neighborhood next to a curb, it seems like the automatic stairs will hit the curb when you open the entry door to the motorhome. Is there a way to disable the automatic stairs so that you can enter and exit the unit through the motorhome door and not have the stairs hit the curb?
__________________

Jaytalk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2018, 05:33 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Henry
Posts: 465
I have thought the same thing but it turns out so far that mine has cleared all the curbs I have encountered in a Melbourne 24K. You might have to make your own with a switch on the power to the step. Not sure if there are 2 power sources or the power bypasses the main disconnect switch to the coach battery.
__________________

__________________
2016 Melbourne 24K
2013 Sprinter crew cargo used for work and camper
Pfflyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2018, 06:51 AM   #3
Site Team
 
2008Seneca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Grand Canyon State
Posts: 1,021
The steps are hot wired to the coach battery so disconnecting that wire in the battery bay or the other end at the steps near the motor would work.

Our steps have done the same thing for many years and never a problem. The motor is designed to stop when resistance is detected.
__________________
Always at home wherever we roam.

2008 Jayco Seneca 35GS
2008Seneca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2018, 10:13 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Los angeles
Posts: 129
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2008Seneca View Post
The steps are hot wired to the coach battery so disconnecting that wire in the battery bay or the other end at the steps near the motor would work.

Our steps have done the same thing for many years and never a problem. The motor is designed to stop when resistance is detected.
When you say your steps have done the same thing, what do you mean? Please explain in detail. Do you mean that the steps hit the curb and just stop or that they hit the curb and completely retract?

Thanks.
Jaytalk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2018, 10:22 PM   #5
Site Team
 
2008Seneca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Grand Canyon State
Posts: 1,021
Steps will stop when they meet something.
"Hit the curb and stop."
__________________
Always at home wherever we roam.

2008 Jayco Seneca 35GS
2008Seneca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2018, 12:54 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Newark
Posts: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2008Seneca View Post
Steps will stop when they meet something.
"Hit the curb and stop."
X2 ... As soon as they hit the curb they stop even if they are not fully extended. Never have been a problem.
Indy_Banipal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2018, 09:25 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Los angeles
Posts: 129
2008 & Indy,

Thanks for your responses. My concerns are now alleviated.
__________________

Jaytalk is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jacyo, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.