Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-05-2015, 08:59 PM   #91
Love My Sunseeker
 
DXSMac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 788
Another suggestion, you may have broken a shear pin. I had that happen to my back slide in my 3170 Sunseeker. Front slide ok, back slide wouldn't go out more than 2 inches. Turns out I broke a shear pin.
__________________

__________________
JJ only, my cat went to Rainbow Bridge July 2015

I love my Sunseeker, when I'm on a trip I don't wanna go home!!!"

Total days camping each year: AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE!
DXSMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 07:57 AM   #92
Senior Member
 
gasman94's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Southwestern Mi
Posts: 1,201
Quote:
Originally Posted by silver View Post
On my pre-surgical physical yesterday doctor went over everything and told me I would be in hospital three days. I told him I needed to get out Wed morning and not afternoon because I had signed up to run a 5K Wed. You should have seen the look he gave me. He said I don't think you quite understand.

Good luck with the surgery, Silver. Hopefully, your anesthesia team will place a continuous block before surgery, which will aid in your pain relief for the first couple of days. Bama is right on the money, also. You need to be aggressive on your rehab/pt. Regaining range of motion is a key to long term satisfaction.


Rich
__________________

__________________
gasman94 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:13 AM   #93
Fulltime in our Berkshire
 
KennyGolub's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 882
Quote:
Originally Posted by DXSMac View Post
Another suggestion, you may have broken a shear pin. I had that happen to my back slide in my 3170 Sunseeker. Front slide ok, back slide wouldn't go out more than 2 inches. Turns out I broke a shear pin.
Thanks. I will keep that in mind and tell the service guys if I end up going that route.
__________________
Ken & Laurie
2015 Berkshire 400QL
2016 Chevy Colorado
Home is Where we park it
KennyGolub is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:37 AM   #94
Senior Member
 
I-RV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Mount Laurel, NJ
Posts: 1,022
Ken, I have been following your problem and know that you are probably grasping at straws now. Well here is a straw from just logic:

Since all of your slides stopped working at the same time, one theory would be the ignition lockout that prevents the slides from working when on. In researching the Freightliner schematics (there are no FR schematics - LOL). There is a fused 10A ignition and accessory interface to the body builder (ie: FR). You can start there; checking those fuses.

Since this line is probably only a signal line (not for power), it probably feeds a relay somewhere (only FR and God knows where) that turns on power to the slides when the ignition is off.

Just a straw of a thought.
Hank
__________________
Gale & Hank- 2012 Berkshire 390BH
I-RV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:44 AM   #95
Senior Member
 
silver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 739
I still think there is a relay control circuit made by Forest River and not the ignition relay you already changed. When I was doing a install several years back I had the floor of the cupboard up next to the control panel (it just lifts up, no nails) Wires for the control panel come down the wall into the bottom of that cupboard where they go into the wet bay with the water tanks. Check under the cupboard. See where they go through the floor then look in the wet bay. See if you can trace the wires to that four relay circuit I have or where they route to the back of the coach. Somewhere long those lines I bet there is the problem. Loose wire or hidden fuse. Play while we still have the warm fall whether.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	wiring.JPG
Views:	69
Size:	36.7 KB
ID:	93779  
__________________
silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:51 AM   #96
Senior Member
 
silver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 739
Quote:
Originally Posted by I-RV View Post
Ken, I have been following your problem and know that you are probably grasping at straws now. Well here is a straw from just logic:

Since all of your slides stopped working at the same time, one theory would be the ignition lockout that prevents the slides from working when on. In researching the Freightliner schematics (there are no FR schematics - LOL). There is a fused 10A ignition and accessory interface to the body builder (ie: FR). You can start there; checking those fuses.

Since this line is probably only a signal line (not for power), it probably feeds a relay somewhere (only FR and God knows where) that turns on power to the slides when the ignition is off.

Just a straw of a thought.
Hank
If you have the type of fuse box with the LEDs that are supposed to light to show the bad fuse DO NOT RELY ON THE LED to find the bad fuse. On my coach they do not work. Actually pull the fuse and look at it or measure it.
__________________
silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:52 AM   #97
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Daleville, AL.
Posts: 82
My fuse panel on my fiver is only that. The converter is mounted on the floor behind the fuse panel. Ihas a couple of large amp fuses. Don't know if you may have a similar set-up Also do you have a remote system. If so the remote reciever unit has fuses to feed the switches. That was the culprit when my slides, landing leg motar and stabilizers stopped working.
__________________
2011 F350 Lariat Ultimate Dually 6.7 w/ B&W Companion
2014 Heritage Glen 356QBQ
2016 Explorer Platinum, 1998 Mustang
1SG(Ret) (1987) US Army Aviation

Days/Nights Camped 2016: 34
dogwood36322 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 08:54 AM   #98
Senior Member
 
dan-nickie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Dallas TX
Posts: 1,506
Quote:
Originally Posted by I-RV View Post
Ken, I have been following your problem and know that you are probably grasping at straws now. Well here is a straw from just logic:

Since all of your slides stopped working at the same time, one theory would be the ignition lockout that prevents the slides from working when on. In researching the Freightliner schematics (there are no FR schematics - LOL). There is a fused 10A ignition and accessory interface to the body builder (ie: FR). You can start there; checking those fuses.

Since this line is probably only a signal line (not for power), it probably feeds a relay somewhere (only FR and God knows where) that turns on power to the slides when the ignition is off.

Just a straw of a thought.
Hank
Along those same train of thought, some time back I found a fuse I could pull to allow the front TV to operate when the key was on, engine running down the road etc.

I first thought that was great. Then I found that the slides and awning would also work with the engine running down the road when that fuse was removed.

Seem the ignition lockout also controlled the awnings and TVs. It's been stated that some of the audio/video is also not working.

So, to test this theory of ignition lockout, you might see if your awning and front TV (if equipped) are working.
__________________
Dan
2014 Berkshire 390RB-60
dan-nickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 09:07 AM   #99
Senior Member
 
silver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 739
Quote:
Originally Posted by dan-nickie View Post
Along those same train of thought, some time back I found a fuse I could pull to allow the front TV to operate when the key was on, engine running down the road etc.

I first thought that was great. Then I found that the slides and awning would also work with the engine running down the road when that fuse was removed.

Seem the ignition lockout also controlled the awnings and TVs. It's been stated that some of the audio/video is also not working.

So, to test this theory of ignition lockout, you might see if your awning and front TV (if equipped) are working.
I like this. This gets back to my theory of a Forest River circuit. Do you remember which fuse you pulled? Could you take a picture of it and post for kenny? I think you both have same year coaches. Maybe he can disable the circuit by pulling the fuse to gain slide access and at least close things up.
__________________
silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2015, 09:08 AM   #100
Senior Member
 
I-RV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Mount Laurel, NJ
Posts: 1,022
As for Silver's thought in tracing wires, I have seen telephone guys trace wires with a tone generator. One thing I do not have, but may be a worthwhile tool. Here is one that I found:

Multifunction RJ-45, BNC, and Speaker Wire Tone Generator | Tracer | Tester - Monoprice.com

I would think that you could pull the slide switch panel off, check for voltage (should be none) and inject the tone. Then trace the tone.
Hank
__________________

__________________
Gale & Hank- 2012 Berkshire 390BH
I-RV is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
slide, slide out

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 PM.