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Old 04-14-2014, 01:35 PM   #1
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2014 2670...slideout shakes when opening or closing?????

I have had my tracer since last june...it is at the dealer in storage until next week. I forgot to ask this last year as I didn't think it was an issue. But I notice when I open or close the slideout it shakes or bounces the trailer while its opening or closing... I have not had any issues otherwise.. Maybe this is just a normal thing.. im brand new to TT... is it normal for the slide to make the trailer shake when it opens? I was gonna mention it to my dealer since he is inspecting it next week before I pick it up, but im very afraid that there is nothing wrong with it but they will dive into it and turn nothing into a something.. I just don't want them wrenching stuff if its normal(warranty runs out in June)... Its not a big bounce that you have to hold on, but you can feel it bouncing a bit...
btw, the dealer is Alpin Haus in upstate NY... do these guys have a good service reputation???? thank you...
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Old 04-14-2014, 01:57 PM   #2
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Some vibration is normal. Most likely lubricating the slideout mechanism will make it better.
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Some vibration is normal. Most likely lubricating the slideout mechanism will make it better.
X2 lube the seals / wipers all around the slide inside and out.
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anyone know

how to lubricate my slide? the inside that is... cables, motor? what inside needs to be lubricated on a tracer? what part of the cable system
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how to lubricate my slide? the inside that is... cables, motor? what inside needs to be lubricated on a tracer? what part of the cable system
Shot of silicone on the pulleys. I did the seals on my 2670 on the inside too.
. From the outside all you get is the outside seals. Waxing the slide sides helps to with smoother operation.
But then again I've been know to be a little anal about my toys.
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:19 AM   #6
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My 2014 2670 is at Alpin Haus also . We are first timers too picked the TT early Feb and went to Fla till end of March . I told the dealer about the shake in the slide out when I brought it back for a few minor service issues . Don't know what the outcome is yet will keep you posted .
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how did u make out with your slide at alpin haus?

my slide still shakes and vibrates when i open and close it..it rocks the camper.. i lubricated everything. dealer said this is all normal..maybe it is... i am now about 3 hours away from dealer at my seasonal site, and one more month left in warranty..im gonna be livid if something is really wrong... i did notice the other day with it closed that there looks to be some slack to the cables.. but i really dont know what im looking at nor if cables should have slack or not... slide seems ok otherwise... seems good allignment.. like i said, doesnt bother me only rocks when opening and closing, i just hope im not asking for trouble later on because im not that handy and my camper is three hours from dealer...thanks
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my slide still shakes and vibrates when i open and close it..it rocks the camper.. i lubricated everything. dealer said this is all normal..maybe it is... i am now about 3 hours away from dealer at my seasonal site, and one more month left in warranty..im gonna be livid if something is really wrong... i did notice the other day with it closed that there looks to be some slack to the cables.. but i really dont know what im looking at nor if cables should have slack or not... slide seems ok otherwise... seems good allignment.. like i said, doesnt bother me only rocks when opening and closing, i just hope im not asking for trouble later on because im not that handy and my camper is three hours from dealer...thanks
Make sure you have documented the issue and that you raised the issue before your warranty expires. Keep emails to the dealer, etc. This should provide some evidence that the issue was raised -- hopefully Primetime will honor that. (Of course, they may take the position that the warranty work must be done during the warranty period, but I doubt that would stick if you pushed the issue.)
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mine shakes too...pretty normal
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Some minor shaking can be normal. If the seals are treated/ lubed /slides sides clean / rollers turning ok and cables adjusted correctly your most likely fine. My tracer 2670 slide worked smooth. I did have a prob with the wood catching on the wear bar and screws from the furniture going threw the bottom of the slide.

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