Curious about Hi-Lo Campers? Thinking about buying a Hi-Lo camper, curious, have questions? Ask them here
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-02-2015, 11:55 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 2
Default how's the hydraulic system on the hi lo's

Looking into an '82 model. They were asking $2,500 and everything seems to work in it except for when we asked them to lower it, it wouldn't go down. They had just had it lowered the week before and couldn't figure out why it wasn't lowering. They lowered the price $300 to take as is. Couldn't get there repair guy to come take a look any time soon. So do you think it just needs some TLC since it 's been sitting for awhile or maybe a cable came loose? We can hear it trying to do something.
__________________

kimberlyg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2015, 02:06 PM   #2
Moderator
 
RichR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NW PA
Posts: 3,347
Default

Welcome to the Forum!
It could be a couple of things that wouldn't allow it to go down. The most obvious would be that the safety release was not pulled to allow it to lower, and the battery is not strong enough to make the solenoid open the hydraulic valve on the pump. You said there was a sound, was it a clicking sound up front near the hitch? Did they try to lift the top? If they did you would have heard a loud sound coming from the pump motor.
__________________

__________________
My Great Wife Joyce
2018 Jayco Jay Flight 21QB
Formerly owned 1705T and 2310H
2012 F150 4X4 SuperCrew EcoBoost w/Leer Cap
Reese WD Strait-Line Hitch
Amateur Radio K3EXU
RichR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2015, 06:07 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Upper left corner
Posts: 531
Default

1- Raise the top as far as it will go with the electric pump.

2- Pull the release cable.

3- Lower the top.

Let us know if that worked.
__________________
Raul

2408T
2010 Nissan Frontier, 4x4, Crew Cab
Norton Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2015, 01:19 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 2
Default Got it!

We got it to go down. It's working great now. Thanks!
kimberlyg is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Hi-Lo Trailers Worldwide or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
HiLoTrailerForum.com Copyright 2010
×