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Old 03-20-2016, 03:56 PM   #11
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The Atwood "manual" is 4 pages including a parts list, installation instructions, an expanded jack view and 1/2 page of trouble shooting items.
This one: MPD 87083? I agree - it's not as helpful as one might hope. I note that it only mentions a manual handle (87891) - not an adapter for a drill.

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Manual jack attachment in mine was a brass itty-bitty thing (like 2 or 3 inches) - Reace told me it attaches to an electric drill. It was in one of my drawers.
Like this: Atwood 85385 Acme Drill Bit Adapter RV?

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Or take a socket wrench and adapter .... Slow ... But would work?
Yes... or take a speeder handle, socket to fit the adapter, and Atwood's adapter - as fast as any hand crank, and the speeder handle is good for spinning wheel nuts and stabilizer jacks as well (with appropriate sockets and adapters).
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:55 PM   #12
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The Atwood electric jack on my 2014 19' made the same noise from new, I had Buyers Products jack on my Casita that was far better. I was always careful with the Atwood stopping it before it was fully retracted, etc.

Within the first 3 months it seized solid, when powered it would not move and would only make a ratcheting sound, not even the manual wrench would move it. I had to use a car jack to hook the trailer up. I removed the Atwood and installed a 3500 lb Buyer which is quieter, faster and more powerful. I have yet to attempt to receive a warrantee replacement at the local Atwood Service Center, although when or if they replace it I would just sell it.
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:18 PM   #13
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The Atwood electric jack on my 2014 19' made the same noise from new, I had Buyers Products jack on my Casita that was far better. I was always careful with the Atwood stopping it before it was fully retracted, etc.

Within the first 3 months it seized solid, when powered it would not move and would only make a ratcheting sound, not even the manual wrench would move it. I had to use a car jack to hook the trailer up. I removed the Atwood and installed a 3500 lb Buyer which is quieter, faster and more powerful. I have yet to attempt to receive a warrantee replacement at the local Atwood Service Center, although when or if they replace it I would just sell it.
Is this the one that currently is used by ETI when you order it for your trailer? Oh joy!

BTW, your link in your web store is incorrect. Extra letter "h" added in the url.
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:24 PM   #14
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Is this the one that currently is used by ETI when you order it for your trailer? Oh joy!

BTW, your link in your web store is incorrect. Extra letter "h" added in the url.
Not sure if they are currently using the same jack, also not sure if we just got a lemon.
Thanks for the url correction all fixed now
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