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Old 12-16-2015, 02:21 PM   #1
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5th Wheel - Auto Level questions

We are the proud new owners of a 2016 jayco north point 377rlbh. We are very excited about our new camper but are experiencing issues with the leveling sytem. So we understand that the camper has to be in a reasonably level spot in order for auto level to work, however, we can't figure out how to get the center jacks down!! Can anyone enlighten us on how to achieve this task?
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Old 12-16-2015, 02:32 PM   #2
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We are having the auto leveling blues also. I believe you cannot manually lower or raise center jacks. Mine only operate under auto level & auto retract The main problem we have now after getting all the errors fixed is that the jacks will run out of stroke fairly easy, if not level ground. I fix by adding blocks under jacks to compensate for not so level ground. I am still getting an eye for it and learning how far out needs what to compensate. The hardest for me so far, when it looks fairly level front to back and it is higher in the front than you think. Then the front landing gear runs out of stroke trying to level. But is just a new learning process. good luck..
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:45 PM   #3
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Here's what I do. After I unhook, i scroll thru the keypad until "manual" appears. Then I manually level the unit using the front jacks only. When "front to back" reads o.oo on the screen, then I use the auto level feature. The rear jacks will come down and tweaks will be made side to side and front to rear until level. Lastly, the center jacks will come down. In some cases of severe un-leveled ground, blocks may have to be used under the jacks.
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Old 12-16-2015, 11:05 PM   #4
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Did you watch the DVD in the owners manual packet?
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Old 12-16-2015, 11:13 PM   #5
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Concrats on the rig RobinA, and welcome to the forum. You're not all that far from us in west LA. Maybe we'll cross paths at some point. I'm not as familiar with the electric LCI leveling system, just the hydraulic one. On the one we had in the past, we always used it in manual mode since the auto wouldn't go to the same spot twice. We also did as JaycoAl mentioned and used the blocks. Hopefully you can get this figured out. Wish I had a little more time to take a short trip over there and help you out.


As for the 377, I'd love to hear some feedback on that specific rig. We have 3 rigs picked out as possible purchases for getting back into full timing next year, the 377 being one of the choices. 375 North Point and 360 Eagle are the others.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:59 AM   #6
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Figured it out!

Thanks for the replies! My husband worked with it yesterday and finally figured it out. The information posted was very helpful. Our driveway is a bit of an incline so he used blocks and finally got it to work. This is our first Jayco camper and first time with auto level feature. I am sure we will be posting more questions as we use the camper!
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Old 12-17-2015, 07:14 AM   #7
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We are taking our first trip this weekend in the new camper. We will be traveling about 3 1/2 hours to my sisters house and will be staying in the camper for two nights. We also looked at so many different models. We decided on this one because my husband's grandfather lives with us and we take him with us everywhere. We wanted him to have a private room and space but did not want to sacrifice the living area. That is why we decided on the mid bunk room. While it is smaller, it still gives him a space with a door and we still get the living area we wanted. The rear bunk room is bigger but you lose so much living area.
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Old 12-28-2015, 08:47 PM   #8
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I have a jayco pinnacle 36ktps with the auto level electric jacks. I found that if the gound slopes down away from the front of the trailer it works much better if you do not extend the front jacks much with the manual pins. The front jacks have a great deal more travel than the rears. Once I figured that out, I have not had any problems with the leveling system. The center jacks are extended after the trailer auto levels and provide more stabalization.
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Old 12-28-2015, 09:31 PM   #9
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Thanks Jack 56! He ended up putting blocks under the front jacks when in our driveway and it seems to have worked. This is our first experience with the electric jacks and auto level system. Now that he has had some time to work with it a bit, set up is so much easier!
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The shorter you can keep your jacks the more "solid" the camper will feel. The wobble always comes from the flex in extended jacks. When the ground slopes away from the front of our fiver, we always block fairly high. As a matter of fact we rarely adjust the manual adjustments on the front jacks. We block to the jacks whenever possible.
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