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Old 07-31-2018, 08:28 PM   #1
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Wardrobe slide out made a popping noise while extending

Now the bottom front cable is loose. I started to retract the slide, then another noise and I found the slide is coming in crooked. I stopped. I'll try to call the company tomorrow.
In the meantime, where do I look to find the problem?

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Old 07-31-2018, 09:01 PM   #2
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Look up above the slide in the motor area and see if one of the cables is loose or broken.
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Old 07-31-2018, 09:44 PM   #3
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One cable broken another frayed

Dan, Thanks for your quick response. I got my phone/camera stuck back behind the wood trim and got a photo, looks like one cable destroyed.


Is cable breakage common with these coaches? I am used to older MH with HWH slide outs.


Is there a trick on removing the fascia trim?


Have you personally repaired a broken cable?
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I see your coach is a 2014 model. There was a batch of bad Motors during that time. Also.

As far as removing the trim at the top I have heard about some that are glued and nailed. Mine is fabric-covered. There are fabric covered buttons on mine that when removed reveals the screws that hold it on which makes it easy to remove.

And yes, I hear about broken cables pretty frequently.
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Old 07-31-2018, 11:49 PM   #5
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I guess I'm trying to figure out if I need to buy some tools so I can repair myself. I've got 3 more slide outs so I've got a bunch of cables!!! I'm not close to any dealer and what would happen if I'm out boondocking in the forest. I'm presently wondering how to retract my slide out now! Thanks for your comments.
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Old 07-31-2018, 11:56 PM   #6
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One cable broken another frayed

I finally remembered how to attach a couple of photos. Maybe someone can give me ideas on removing fascia. I can not see any 'plugs' that might be hiding some attaching screws. Right now I think that will be the hardest part after getting the parts and tools.
Thanks in advance for any hints!
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We have a 2008 Berk and broke a cable on our wardrobe recently. Found a youtube video on the Accuslide that explains the repair perfectly. Ordered the parts and did the repair within 2 hours. I bought the parts at a local RV dealer but later found them on Amazon for half the price.
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I have a 2014 Berkshire 390bh-60 and worked a similar issue last month. The entry point for me was above the top bunk. Remove the 8 buttons covering the screws. And then the screws and you’ll have access to the cables. There are great YouTube videos explaining exactly how to R&R the cables. Best of luck!
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Removing the facial is tedious. My 2014 Berkshire 400QL was attached with nails. So I pride gently a little at a time. Then I made small metal bracket so it hooks now. We have had open it up now 4 times. Good luck.
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Old 08-01-2018, 04:56 PM   #10
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In one sense I don't like your answer because the best I can see is my fascia is mounted with nails also!!! Then the 4 times doesn't make me happy either. BUT I really do appreciate your comment. Do you keep any cable repair kits on hand? It almost sounds like one should. Thanks again and I really mean it. Ernie
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