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Old 01-23-2011, 10:52 AM   #1
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Question Front landing gear switch Question

Have been checking other posts for this issue, but no luck. Recently took my batteries out for storage and charging. When I re-installed the batteries my front landing gears will not work off battery power? If I hook up the truck power cord to bumper, they work fine. I'm guessing the 30amp fuse is blown in the switch line, but why does it work when hooked up to the truck?? Thanks for any insight since electricity and me are not a good mix. Hoping to check that 30amp fuse this week as we are heading out this next weekend.
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Old 01-23-2011, 11:39 AM   #2
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It is probably your fuse. Whenever I run mine up too far, the fuse blows.
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Old 01-23-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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Change the 30 amp fuse in the battery bay. I had a problem that was close to yours but my jack moter was underpowered. The wireing to your truck seems to bypass the fuse. Hope this helps.
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:31 PM   #4
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The Symptoms are the answer

I had the same problem. I checked the fuse - it was good. The switch check OK as well.

So I thought, why with the truck hooked up? The answer is that the landing gear were using the truck power when connected and the trailer's batteries when not. One of my trailer batteries was bad but the sensor panel didn't show that it was bad. Time to buy two 6volt golf cart batteries and wire them in series.

Hope this helped before you spent money on anything besides batteries.
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Old 03-01-2011, 06:11 PM   #5
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You have a bad fuse holder
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