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RE: HWH fluid is everywhere--how much can we lose?

doug is correct about the rooms. if your coach has below the floor mechanisms, the rooms have to be retracted. if they have above the floor mechanisms, the rooms have to be extended. jacks should always be retracted. in any case. one inch below the top of the tank is the right fluid level. if you're not sure, check it with the rooms retracted. that normally good enough. it doesnt have to be that accurate. just dont overfill.
azpete 03/22/15 08:08pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: HWH Levelors and Slideout Failure

stuart. i live in paulden az. north of prescott. please feel free to call me anytime. 602-549-3638 anyone with a problem is welcome to call. i do work for hwh, and do diagnostics only. i dont do warranty authorizations or sell parts. paul maddox
azpete 03/22/15 07:58pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Location of 40 amp fuse for HWH Levelers

download a service manual for your system from the hwh website. it will show the location of the fuse as related to the pump assembly. the location of the pump is wherever the manufacturer chooses to put it. the fuse holder is part of a #10 black or dark blue wire. that wire is installed on the master relay. it is on the same stud that the 12 volt battery supply cable is installed, about 3 inches from the stud. the location should not vary from one coach to another. please feel free to call me if you need further help. my cell is 602-549-3638. i do work for hwh. i do not sell parts or leveling systems on this site. i am available for diagnosis only. paul maddox
azpete 03/18/15 10:15am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Difference in levelers

hikerdogs, i wanted to point that out also, but as an employee of hwh, i thought it would be better coming from someone else. hwh now uses a process that uses nickel as a plating/bonding agent. as i understand it, the process is different than plating. its a molecular bonding that is supposed to be better than plating. the rods of the cylinders are now covered with nickel, as well as the hydraulic solenoids. i haven't found any rusting or flaking in any of my field contacts with customers. we are trying to use less black paint, which because of the flaking, tends to contaminate the fluid during installation.
azpete 03/13/15 08:41am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hydraulic slides and leveling

if you have a hwh system, go to the website www.hwh.com there is a wealth of information about your system. download a service manual to start. go over the diagnostic steps. they will walk you through most situations other manufacturers have similar sites.
azpete 03/06/15 09:46am Fifth-Wheels
RE: leveler spring noise

the bolts on the bottom retainer bracket on the jack housing may have been replaced with longer bolts. the springs sometimes hang up on the end of the bolt while extending. you can grind down the end of the bolt. sometimes that helps. other than that, its the nature of the beast.
azpete 03/04/15 08:37am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Front hydraulic leveler not kicking out and lowering.

ken, what size jacks do you have? the 6k jacks get rust in the pivot bolt area, and can cause that problem. the 9k jacks have a roller bearing above the actuator that also causes that problem. before doing any parts replacement, do the diagnostics. download a service manual for your system from the hwh website. they are free. go thru the steps to find the problem. if you have problems, please call me at 602-549-3638. i can help.
azpete 02/10/15 08:30am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Auto Leveling on a TT??

i have seen hwh systems installed on regular travel trailers. there are limiting factors in all jacks, because of the short distance between the frame and the ground. the front isnt the problem. the rear jacks have to be mounted behind the rear axle to keep from twisting the frame. please feel free to call me at 602-549-3638 if you would like to talk. i do work for hwh, but i do not sell the jack systems. i only repair them. i do a lot of work with camping world.
azpete 11/30/14 06:56pm Travel Trailers
RE: HWH kick down jack springs

mrwizard has it right. use a ratchet strap. hook one end of the spring in the foot, then hook one side to the yoke. loop it around the top of the jack. hook the ratchet strap into the end of the second spring. tighten it up to stretch the second spring, long enough to hook it into the other side of the foot. use a hammer on the yoke to move it into correct position. i know you've done this before, so this is for first time dyi folks.
azpete 11/07/14 08:52am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 96 thor motorhome slideout rubbing floor

if its a level out room, the slide does ride on the floor. theres no fix. there is a nylon glide piece that is supposed to lessen the marks. just the way its designed.
azpete 11/07/14 08:45am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 04 Winnie Brave 24 foot gasser bedroom slide issue.

a simple test will help. open the retract valve for that room. hit the switch, if it comes in at the regular speed, replace the solenoids. hwh normally recommends both because of people replacing the wrong one. if you are sure of the right one, order just one. both make sure the job is done the first time. also look at the seals. if one is out of place, it could also restrict movement one way. more likely to hang up one one side though. theres more pressure to push the ram out. about half bringing it in.
azpete 11/07/14 08:43am Tech Issues
RE: Mountains on I40 from New Mexico to Las Vegas

they are paving areas of i40 west of flagstaff now, both sides. there are areas of traffic backups, but nothing difficult.
azpete 09/30/14 10:08am Class A Motorhomes
RE: HWH jack manifold on Allegro Bay

there is a kit you can order. the part number is RAP1635. this is a plunger and guide kit. it has four plungers in the kit. those is the needles of the valves. this is not guaranteed to fix your problem, since the seat of the valve might be damaged. you can remove the whole joystick assembly, send it in to be repaired if you want. contact hwh by email for a rga.
azpete 09/30/14 09:55am Class A Motorhomes
RE: HWH jack manifold on Allegro Bay

as doug explained, the joystick assembly is the manifold. the 200 hwh system had the valves built into the joystick assembly. that is the so called manifold. if you download a service manual for your system, you can see how the valves are incorporated into the assembly.
azpete 09/29/14 08:47am Class A Motorhomes
RE: weepy, dirty HWH jack connections

that depends on the year and manufacturer. they make the decision where to put the pump. mine is a 2005 36 ft itasca meridian, and the pump is under the step. on my 2002 39 ft chieftain, it was under the front of the slide out like you described.
azpete 09/21/14 11:03am Tech Issues
RE: Slide Out Creaking

the service and operators manual will give the correct information. its not a good idea to rely on word of mouth info. the manufacturer of the system will give you the correct info. in the case of hwh, its ok to use dry lube on the slides if you want, because you own them. hwh recommends wd 40 for the jacks. dry lube is not recommended. however as i said, you own them. use what you want.
azpete 09/09/14 10:50am Class C Motorhomes
RE: I've got a couple years to learn

hwh has an online training school that is free to all.
azpete 08/28/14 07:39am Class A Motorhomes
RE: motor on hwh leveling system

coyote, i have not seen a hwh motor for 600 dollars. what part number was that? was it an obsolete motor, and they wanted to sell you a basic pump assembly? just curious
azpete 08/25/14 09:09am Class A Motorhomes
RE: HWH levelers

it depends on what is required to fix the cylinder. some only need new seals, and others have a bent shaft. thats where the difference is. either way, when its done, you get a one year parts and labor warranty on the cylinder.
azpete 08/12/14 11:12am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Adding Levelers?

the hwh system is bolt on. the ford chassis does not allow welding. i know its done, but not required by hwh. the complete system is available at camping world, and can be installed by a reasonably mechanically inclined person. yes they are worth the money,
azpete 08/12/14 11:08am Class C Motorhomes
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