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Old 11-24-2014, 11:02 AM   #11
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Old 11-24-2014, 11:33 AM   #12
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Never knew this. I always thought if I held the switch after the side was seated it would stress the motors.
My front slide does not work this way since I believe it only has one motor It will continue to run and make a ratcheting sound if the switch is held. I just bump the slide in or out and try to stop it just as it is about to ratchet. Guess I need to research my slide designs.
I assume that this is specific to the Lippert Schwintek slides with 2 motors. I have 2 other slides that do the same ratcheting sound- those are single motor designs and you want it slipping as little as possible.
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Old 11-24-2014, 01:14 PM   #13
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Each slide mechanism is different. On the ratcheting type on my Roo, there was a single toothed rail under the center of the slideout. I was told to hold the button until it ratchets and then release it. I never had any issues with that slide. I've never had a Schwintek.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:10 PM   #14
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I appreciate the information and the clarification that this is not for all slides. I have only one small one and it makes the ratchet noise if I leave the switch depressed for too long. Based on what I read here for these slides (single motor?) We are not to follow the same instructions as outlined very thoroughly for the longer two motor slides.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:20 PM   #15
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I appreciate the information and the clarification that this is not for all slides. I have only one small one and it makes the ratchet noise if I leave the switch depressed for too long. Based on what I read here for these slides (single motor?) We are not to follow the same instructions as outlined very thoroughly for the longer two motor slides.

Many thanks to all of you.

Correct. Single motor and you shouldn't follow these instructions.


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Old 11-24-2014, 08:20 PM   #17
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I'm in the same boat! I still have questions every day and turn to the fine folks here.


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Did not know this. Very good info. Thanks

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So we just bought a 2015 3051 and no one suggested anything like this to us. This forum is extremely interesting and helps us newbies.
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