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Old 03-30-2016, 07:32 PM   #31
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The bed deck was not cut properly and one corner of it actually was under the framing and not inside of it, some trimming took care of this. I measured what was needed to make the runners thick enough on the edges to be the same depth as thickness of the slide and to sit level when in place, and relocated the mounting strips accordingly to sit at the correct level. I cleaned up the wire loom from how loose it was on the end that doesn't need to move, with the added runner the deck is now high enough in the middle for there to be appropriate clearance for the wiring. This had been an issue for me previously when the lighting over the bed quit working, the wires were massively twisted from rolling back and forth each time the slide opened with not have enough clearance. Also the rollers are screwed into the subfloor in a notch that is cut out. One was deeper than the other and very uneven so I chiseled it level but didn't want to go deeper for not knowing how thick the subfloor is, etc. The slide operates better now, is not so clunky when transitioning from slide frame to bed frame, however the thing I neglected to take into account is the space between the edge of the deck and the bottom part of the slide, a little bit thicker than the strip of wood screwed along the front of the slide, maybe and inch so when coming off the slide the roller hits that crevice and then goes onto the bed slide so there is still a bump but much less pronounced. At least now I know exactly what is causing the issue. You can also see in the picture where I made a notch next to the runner on the right side to feed the wire loom through so it is not in the way of the runner underneath. Also included a picture showing the drawer handle I installed to make lifting the bed up easier, not pulling on the bedding anymore. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-30-2016, 07:35 PM   #32
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:22 PM   #33
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Going to the dealer tomorrow to pick up the motorhome. Here's the repair wright up for the rear slide:
WARRANTY
C/S THE FINAL 6 INCHES OF RETRACTING THE D/S REAR SLIDE OUT
THE SLIDE OUT STARTS TO JUMP UP AND DOWN AND TEARING
FLOORING
IMPROPERLY POSITIONED CABLE TENSION ALONG WITH IMPROPERLY
SUPPORTED ROLLERS. TOOK PICTURES AND SUBMITTED TO WARRANTY.
REMOVED CUSTOMERS ITEMS FROM UNDER BED. COMPLETELY
DISASSEMBLED BED PLATFORM AND REMOVED FROM SLIDE OUT.
REMOVED ROLLER
S FROM MAIN FLOOR TO FIND THEM IMPROPERLY SUPPORTED. RESET
ROLLERS WITH BETTER SUPPORT UNDER THEM. REASSEMBLED AND REIN
STALLED COMPLETE BED FRAME PLATFORM. OPERATED SLIDE WHILE RE
POSITIONING CABLE TENSION. SLIDE NOW OPERATES ON A MORE
LEVEL PLANE. TO GAIN ACCESS TO CABLE TENSIONING, CABINET
DOORS WERE REMOVED ALONG WITH REAR PANEL OF CABINET. THE
FUSE PANEL AND BREAKER PANEL WERE ALSO REMOVED TO GAIN ACC
ESS TO CABLE PENSIONERS. ONCE SLIDE OPERATED PROPERLY. ALL
WAS RETURNED TO ITS PROPER POSITION. COMPLETE. 2/9/16
FV APPROVED 3.00
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:27 PM   #34
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Yikes. My dealer is 2 hours away and not sure I want to do this on my own.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:31 PM   #35
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Thanks Toolman 57,
I will probably contact the factory rep and just set up a date in late June or July to drive to the factory and get mine checked further and the flooring repaired. The dealer I've been going through is not exactly addressing the issues.
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:01 PM   #36
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One of the items on the list for warranty repair was the stairs, they were spongy feeling, especially on the left side bottom step, The dealer told me there was an issue with the step and the factory replaced it. Well the third time I stepped on it after we picked it up there was a loud pop and the step was spongy again. I'm 250 and the step is rated for 300lb.s. So this time I got under and lowered the step to check it out. Low and behold there is clearly a spot weld on the left side exterior edge which broke, hence the loud pop and springboard feel. This time I had a local mobile welder come out he repaired the original bracket and then reinforced it with an extra piece of angle iron. Much stiffer now. I am sending the bill to the factory rep, curious if they will reimburse me on it. Another reason why I don't plan to go back to that dealer - they are liars! How do you neglect to tell the customer there was welding involved, they blamed it all on the stair manufacturer.
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:29 PM   #37
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I've had this rear slide repaired three times now by two different dealers. I'm holding my breath to see if it really IS fixed. I'll let ya'll know when I go to inspect it and (hopefully) bring it home tomorrow. Dealer is 80 miles away so hopefully it won't be a wasted trip. Although the process is slow, I'm at least getting support from the dealer and FR.

And thank you for all the photos of your self-made repair. I had to re-do the 12v wires like you did since the dealer in california messed things up a bit in their attempt. I took the shielding off the cable and used nail-down staples to keep the wires close to the floor so the bed box didn't chop them off anymore.
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:30 AM   #38
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One of the items on the list for warranty repair was the stairs, they were spongy feeling, especially on the left side bottom step, The dealer told me there was an issue with the step and the factory replaced it. Well the third time I stepped on it after we picked it up there was a loud pop and the step was spongy again. ...This time I had a local mobile welder come out he repaired the original bracket and then reinforced it with an extra piece of angle iron...
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Thanks for the tip, I will check mine out and report back in a different thread.
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Old 03-31-2016, 02:58 PM   #39
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Going to the dealer tomorrow to pick up the motorhome. Here's the repair wright up for the rear slide:
WARRANTY
C/S THE FINAL 6 INCHES OF RETRACTING THE D/S REAR SLIDE OUT
THE SLIDE OUT STARTS TO JUMP UP AND DOWN AND TEARING
FLOORING
IMPROPERLY POSITIONED CABLE TENSION ALONG WITH IMPROPERLY
SUPPORTED ROLLERS. TOOK PICTURES AND SUBMITTED TO WARRANTY.
REMOVED CUSTOMERS ITEMS FROM UNDER BED. COMPLETELY
DISASSEMBLED BED PLATFORM AND REMOVED FROM SLIDE OUT.
REMOVED ROLLER
S FROM MAIN FLOOR TO FIND THEM IMPROPERLY SUPPORTED. RESET
ROLLERS WITH BETTER SUPPORT UNDER THEM. REASSEMBLED AND REIN
STALLED COMPLETE BED FRAME PLATFORM. OPERATED SLIDE WHILE RE
POSITIONING CABLE TENSION. SLIDE NOW OPERATES ON A MORE
LEVEL PLANE. TO GAIN ACCESS TO CABLE TENSIONING, CABINET
DOORS WERE REMOVED ALONG WITH REAR PANEL OF CABINET. THE
FUSE PANEL AND BREAKER PANEL WERE ALSO REMOVED TO GAIN ACC
ESS TO CABLE PENSIONERS. ONCE SLIDE OPERATED PROPERLY. ALL
WAS RETURNED TO ITS PROPER POSITION. COMPLETE. 2/9/16
FV APPROVED 3.00
Picked it up today. Yay! It's been in the shop for two months now. From everything I can tell, the slide works like it should--nice and smooth, no bumps or grinding noises. I did notice some damage on the underside of the slide "box." The repair guy said that the rollers were in the wrong place before (or maybe they tried a new location and put them back) and the rollers crushed in a small area of the under-side on the slide. It looks like a 3"x3" square area that has some damage (it's about 1/32" deep). They took pictures and will submit for further waranty repair (body damage essentially). I went ahead and accepted the coach for now figuring that it's not structural and not deep enough to let water in. They did a bunch of other repairs--I'm happy with the work. Once I get some time this weekend, I'll update my post on the 364 mods thread with pictures.
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Can't wait to see them.
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