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Old 06-01-2014, 02:21 PM   #1
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Slide Grease

I did a search and didn't find my answer. I was reviewing PM on my coach and found grease zerts on the slides. I never noticed them and after two years I would guess they are do for a little attention. What grease do you use? I would think just a all purpose grease would work. I will have to go buy a new grease gun and grease because my two are packed someplace in our 10x20 storage area.
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Old 06-01-2014, 03:33 PM   #2
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Found those last week too. Haven't done anything and will wait until we get home. Will be interested in what to use also. Wonder what else I'm missing for maintenance?
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Old 06-01-2014, 03:45 PM   #3
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I just bought some Moly-Lithium grease and a gun. We will see how it goes. Most likely over kill. Does anyone know if there are zerts inside like under the bed?
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Old 06-01-2014, 04:22 PM   #4
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Oh my!

No grease on the slide mechanism please. Use a good dry lube.
Grease will attract dirt causing excessive wear and it most certainly dirty the bottom of your slide and ruin your carpet.

Slide-Out Dry Lube Protectant - Protect All

I guess if there are Zerks, grease is OK in your slide.
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Old 06-01-2014, 04:52 PM   #5
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No what I'm talking about are in side the basement on the hydraulic slides. I had never seen them until this week. Click image for larger version

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Old 06-01-2014, 04:56 PM   #6
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No what I'm talking about are in side the basement on the hydraulic slides. I had never seen them until this week. Attachment 54039
You are right. That bearing needs to be greased. I was thinking more along the lines of the ball jack, and rack and pinion types.
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Old 06-01-2014, 05:23 PM   #7
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There is three on each side. I haven't seen any on the back slides yet. They were a bit dry. I can't get on the front drivers side in the LP bay. I will need my grinder to remove some of the frame to get it on.
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Grinder???? Remove part of frame??? Are you sure that's a good idea???
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Old 06-01-2014, 05:34 PM   #9
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Not the MH frame just one of the angle iron frame that holds the basement together. That doesn't sound much better does it. I will have to grind part if it or it can't be greased. A little at a time and it will be ok. Click image for larger version

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Old 06-01-2014, 05:35 PM   #10
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As you can see it's very rusty. I will order the protect all and spray it down but I need to get grease in that bearing.
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