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Old 06-12-2018, 10:15 AM   #1
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What would you do?

Imagine you pull into a campsite. you plug into power and start raising the roof. What would you do if your electric lift motor smoked and stopped working halfway up while raising the roof?
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Get out the manual crank
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Old 06-12-2018, 10:22 AM   #3
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I'd start with a few choice curse words then proceed crank it up manually.
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I didn't get a manual crank with mine. do you have to disengage the motor somehow or just start cranking it.
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:33 PM   #5
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Hand crank.
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If that don't work hopefully you have enough room to get in side and crash!
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Smoking the motor means the whole lift mechanism is lacking lubrication>>>>means neglected maintenance.
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I didn't actually smoke the motor, I was thinking about what I would do in case something like that happened- so I figured I'd ask the group. how often should you lube everything? once a year? more? I didn't know I could put a hand crank on the gear box.
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I didn't actually smoke the motor, I was thinking about what I would do in case something like that happened- so I figured I'd ask the group. how often should you lube everything? once a year? more? I didn't know I could put a hand crank on the gear box.
Oh the jokes...but I'm an adult so I lube everything based on the amount of use. More use More Lube. The motor is nothing more than an auto crank.
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Glad to hear motor is OK, You can even put a drill on it..............your choice. Always be prepared for breakdown.
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