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Old 07-12-2010, 07:28 PM   #1
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Exclamation 1984 will not go up!

we bought a 1984 hilo from a friend and when my husband lowered it one of the cabinets wasn't closed and got in a bind. when tried to raise it will no raise only makes loud whining sound. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 07-12-2010, 11:02 PM   #2
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Default Jamed 84 hi-lo

With the trailer lowered, use an old fishing pole(with no line guides) up through the outside between the upper and lower sections. Guide it pass the gasket and try to close the cabinet door. You may have to crawl into the trailer (may have to be someone small ) to try this direction.

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Old 07-13-2010, 06:48 PM   #3
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the cabinet door issue was resolved but du to it getting in bind, will not go back up, he has ckd almost everything but thinks there is air in the line, does anyone know how to bleed the air out. Thank u
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