Originally Posted by jstearley
The top of my camper will not raise. It seems to be jammed perhaps. Neither the motor nor manual raising options work. It raises about 1/4 of an inch and then just quits. Any ideas?
There's a lot of smart people on this board, however most of us are NOT clarevoyant...
I bet you have a dead battery, but I can only bet $.05 because you dont say if pump dies, or anything when trying, but you eluded to seems like it stuck, But if pump clearly dies, battery is a problem. Pump will pull pretty hard and also has pressure bypass, so pump even if stuck should run (loud sounding as it would be) when over loaded...
I darn well could be wrong about the battery, if you hear things that way when you do it.
But here's my second guess, am assuming the pump makes a struggle sound. You MIGHT have a cable problem noted above, and the top is jammed or jamming on the way up, yes it has to come up evently
I have had something fall off the inside, and now stuck between the top seal and the bottom half of the camper. frustrating it can be when this is the reason, it was one of my window shade rods... (no I dont have the factory's nicer newer 2stage window shades)
Past that you could have a hydraulic problem as noted by poster under your post.
We're going to need more data/info from you, Jstearly