Thought I would resurrect this old thread. My 4 year old Lippert (LCI) 3500lb model 181794 tongue jack has been on my trailer since new in 2011. It's been thoroughly used, and never covered from the elements. It's white cover is now yellow, the LCI sticker is long gone, and the bolts have started to rust. It finally started to show clutch damage last weekend. I couldn't get it to retract fully, but got the manual override to get it done.
Well, I emailed Lippert warranty, and after exchanging some details and photos of it, they're sending me a brand new one. Apparently a "one time offer" for my trailer, because I'm a "good customer". I'll take it, thank you.
It doesn't hurt to ask, even when you know your warranty is "expired"!
Me, DW, D?, the dogs
Surveyor SV-264, 2008 F150 FX4 CC