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Old 07-15-2013, 09:38 PM   #11
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At worst turning the square bar would work. Take FOREVER but should work.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:44 AM   #12
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I figured out a workaround for this issue. I read in the Power Gear troubleshooting website that to test whether the motor is working, wire it directly to a 12v power source. I did this and was able to pull the slide in (or out by reversing the polarity). This will be a temporary workaround for us on our camping trip.

I believe that the Power Gear Slide Out Controller is faulty and will need to order a new one ($130).

I also tried manually turning the rod but was unable to move it (tried with the motor brake on/off). This is concerning as I am unable to "manually" move the slide to my RV. If the slide motor ever craps out, I am in deep trouble.

Thanks to everyone for you input, I really appreciate it!
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