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thanks for the feed back. I am sliding under mine tomorrow to do some application of sealer.

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I have a rear stabilizer motor with a burnt motor that came off my 2013 SilverBack. I only lowered the jacks twice. ,So it's relatively new. If you don't get anywhere with Lippert, I'll ship the whole unit to you..

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Hi Jim. I sent you a PM.

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AZ T&T. Sent you a PM.

Jim. Just wanted to thank you here on the forum.

Jim came through and has sent the needed gear my way. Great forum, great people willing to help.

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I too have (or at least had) a Lippert motor for my rear stabilizers on my 2012 Montana. Somewhere between Charleston, SC and Sevierville, TN it fell off. Metal fatigue is all I can figure out because even though there are some rough sections of Interstate highway between the two places, it should have been secure enough to weather them. Did not have any road hazards that were run over, so it's kind of a mystery. I fortunately purchased an extended service warranty that I hope will pay for the replacement of it as they are indeed expensive. To the tune of $300 plus. Taking it to the dealer tomorrow for replacement...hopefully. Stay tuned.


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Posted: 11/18/13 11:48am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

JimandMary wrote:

I have a rear stabilizer motor with a burnt motor that came off my 2013 SilverBack. I only lowered the jacks twice. ,So it's relatively new. If you don't get anywhere with Lippert, I'll ship the whole unit to you..

Jim


Hey Jim. The gear arrived and it fit like a glove. I'm going to de-grease all the gears, and use
a nice synthetic grease on them and seal it all up. It should last forever now. Thank you, thank
you, thank you.

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Hi everyone,

I just went through replacement of this motor and Google led me to this older thread on RV.net:

Prior motor discussion

Since that thread is long since closed, I wanted to post an update here in this more recent one for anyone else now or in the future that needs sourcing help like I did. Hope no one minds.

For anyone looking to replace the motor on Lippert Stabilizer Kit 113407, the Klauber Machine and Gear P/N K01285-C800 is a DIRECT replacement.

While Klauber does not show this motor on their webpage, I assure you the part number is valid and available. Company contact information is here

My 5'er had the “Made in India” motor mentioned earlier (Mfg stamp of "Prabha"), but no part number stamped or printed on it anywhere. I poked around their corporate website and while I found a rear stabilizer jack system that looks suspiciously like the Lippert system (complete with similarly worded marketing material), I didn’t find a motor. Besides, I wasn’t interested in ordering from outside the U.S.

In my case, it looks like the road spray during wet weather penetrated the assembly in a manner similar to what DRSmart described. However, since I literally poured water out of the casing (!!!), I decided replacement was a better option than rebuild.

Lippert was kind enough to direct me to this page on their website for a replacement motor. While Lippert’s $315 price tag has certainly come down from the originally reported price of $530, it was still too high for my taste.

The price from Klauber you ask?

$140

That’s not a typo.

Klauber was *VERY* prompt in their communication with me and shipped the motor the very next business day after I ordered it. One caveat with doing business with them is that they will ONLY ship COD. I don’t know why, but frankly I don’t care. I got a replacement motor delivered to my house in less than 7 days for $171.50.

It installed very quickly with all the original mounting hardware. I sealed a couple of areas with silicone, specifically the hole in the boot where the wire bundle exits, the area where the boot mates up with the back of the housing, and over the top of the paper sealing gasket along the circumference of the housing. Unless water penetrates through the drive shaft (unlikely), I don’t see a similar problem in the future.

Anyhow, I hope this helps someone either now or later on down the line.


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Thank you 45 ACP. I don't know how you sourced this information but am certainly glad you did. This is a common failure on many makes of fifth wheel trailers.

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Hi new here, but I wanted you to know that the information on the Lippert stabilizer motor is good and still valid.

Ours failed this month on our 2011 Jayco, the dealer wanted $320.00 for a replacement motor plus freight and sales tax! I contacted the VERY NICE people at Klauber Gear, sent them a few photos and they promptly responded saying that yes, the K01285C800 is the motor I need and it is still $140 plus shipping and the $12 COD fee. The phone number for Klauber is 636-257-3002 or you can email them at sales@Klaubergear.com.

The second part of this scenario that was not covered previously was the switch to extend and lower the jacks. In trying to diagnose the problem my DH removed the switch and it fell apart. Again the DEALER wanted $40 for this item! I contacted the manufacturer (Sigma) who put me in contact with their distributer. http://www.burnstines.com/electrical/switches?manufacturer=96
You can buy the switch direct from Burnstines' for $12.95. The Sigma part number is 260S-1BB-NNNX. $40 INDEED!

Anyway Thanks to the members who posted the original information!

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* This post was edited 09/09/14 10:50am by miaoreo *

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The motor comes apart easy,but when rusted like mine was. WD40 and hours time with a good small wire brush and motor is fixed...it was completly filled with rust and some water,which locked up the motor...so once cleaned up and back in the stablizer worked fine...


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