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HWH Leveling Hydraulic Fluid Level

Published November 14, 2007

Category: Tech

To properly check the fluid level in a Country Coach with an HWH system we need all the hydraulic cylinders completely retracted.  You also want to locate your HWH slide out pump (pictures attached).With all the different room mechanisms out there it is kind of confusing to figure out which way to check the fluid as some cylinders may be completed retracted when the slide room is "out".  Here is a simple rule of thumb: 

If the mechanism is mounted to the WALL the room must be OUT to check the fluid level, if it is mounted to the FLOOR or under the FLOOR it must be IN to check the fluid. 

Here is a couple of examples: