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Posted: 05/10/21 05:20pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Looking for advice as to which lubricant is being used on the front landing gear and how often the maintenance is being completed. I have read numerous things on the internet but would like to hear from seasoned fifth wheel owners.

Is there anything you tried that was a mistake?

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* This post was edited 05/10/21 05:43pm by Piddlers *

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Posted: 05/10/21 05:50pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What kind of front landing gear do you have? Mine is hydraulic and part of a 6 strut self-leveling system that I just periodically spray with silicon and wipe off.


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Posted: 05/11/21 05:19am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Same question as above.
I just lubed mine last night. It is the old electric screw dive type that I have to level myself. As to how often I do it, when I start blowing fuses when running the nose of the trailer up, it's time to add some fresh grease.


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Posted: 05/11/21 06:47am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I use a dry slide type silicone spray when the legs start getting stiff. I have the manual drop leveler.


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Posted: 05/11/21 02:07pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

When I had the electric/telescoping landing gear I used a dry lube... Didn't want sand and grit attaching to the lube and binding anything...


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Posted: 05/11/21 04:37pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I use the a dry lube on the drop legs and the electric part has grease zerks on them so I just use what ever I have in my grease gun.


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Posted: 05/11/21 05:01pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Thank you for the information. I should have included we have The Lippert 3.0 system.

Again, thank you for your input!

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