When going camping in your RV, there are many accessories that you can add to make your experience more enjoyable. These accessories and parts include items as diverse as leveling blocks, chocks, air conditioners, towing items, and even awnings. When considering awnings and other RV parts, it is important to understand the benefits they provide you.
If the a-frame jack you have on your trailer failed I recommend getting a stronger jack for your 2013 Springdale trailer. I recommend the Bulldog Powered Drive Trailer Jack, part # BD500199. This has a 4,000-lb capacity and a total travel of 22-inches. You may also want to keep a cover on the jack when it is not being used if you do not already have one. I recommend a cover like part # UF38-944020. This weatherproof cover has a drawstring that helps hold it secure to the jack.
The efficient ball screw on this powered jack ensures smooth, quiet operation. Easy-to-access toggle switch and bright, side-mounted LEDs make setup a cinch. Durable, corrosion-resistant jack offers Features: Electric jack with 12V motor lets you lift and lower your A-frame trailer quickly and easily Efficient ball screw makes it fast and easy to position your trailer Ball bearings roll along
It sounds like there may be a short in your Bulldog jack which could have been caused by excessive moisture from the rain. Also I recommend checking the wiring from the jack to the ground and power sources. The jack grounds through the mounting hardware so you may need to temporarily remove the jack (be sure to support the trailer another way) and sand away any corrosion. Also check for corrosion or damage to the power wire and where it connects to the battery. The light switch...
The Camco Electric Tongue Jack Cover helps protect your electric tongue jack when it is not in use and in storage. The durable 3-layer spunbond polypropylene provides protection from harmful UV rays, excess moisture and dirt and debris. Tongue Jack Cover accommodates most styles and brands of Electric Tongue Jacks, and measures 18" tall x 7.5" wide x 8.5" deep.