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Not sure what you mean by zeroing out your Autolevel feature. If you just want to reprogram the level point of the trailer you don't need retract the jacks. Level the trailer and tell the system the new level per your owner's manual.


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My six point on the Bighorn lowers the front way down at the start of the auto level process. Never a problem. Chris


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Our Big Country does the same as "Me Again's", sort of like it's going to church and kneeling down. Weird as all get all. Just don't put your truck under it and hit auto retract.


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Pipes are or should be close to the tires. That area will never get close to the ground.


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Fnp5150 wrote:

This may be a dumb question, but here goes. I need to fully retract all my jacks on my Cougar so I can zero out the autolevel feature. In the past I've hooked up to the truck and then retracted. Just saw a video where someone retracted them while unhooked (was a different brand fiver), and it worked fine. I'm worried that my camper will go so low to the ground that it will damage my drain pipes for grey and black water. Is this possible, or do the manufacturers plan for this ahead of time and build them with enough room?


I don't know what you mean by "zero out the auto-level". If you mean calibrating for level then you simply follow the instructions in the manual which don't require full retraction.

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azdryheat wrote:

Not sure what you mean by zeroing out your Autolevel feature. If you just want to reprogram the level point of the trailer you don't need retract the jacks. Level the trailer and tell the system the new level per your owner's manual.


Exactly, I have done it several times. Read the manual and loose your man card, never.


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