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Old 11-10-2014, 10:07 AM   #11
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So you get to the motors through the underbelly , not under the slide. How convenient!!! Fingers crossed we never have to find out.

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Old 11-10-2014, 10:16 AM   #12
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No clue how to manually operate the bedroom slide on a 290. Thankfully I have not had to do that one.

For what its worth in getting my slide problem fixed under warranty (break in the ground wire somewhere between the grounding bar and the switch which required pulling a new ground wire to the switch), I asked for the two holes in the side to be drilled into the unit to operate the slides manually. This is how the owners manual states to operate them manually. I said they were missing and must have been forgotten in the build.

My request was denied and I was given written instructions on how to manually work the rear slides on my unit and told they were not missed in the build.

Its not mentioned how to do that anywhere in writing that I could find.


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Old 11-10-2014, 05:43 PM   #13
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A Crusader 334 slide

I don't know if the components are the same on other models but we had a problem with our 2014 Crusader 334CKT bedroom slide (at the front of the trailer) when without notice and away from home the slide stopped working in the closed position.

Luckily we saw a large dealership at the side of the highway and fortunately for us they were willing to go to work to fix it and they had the motor that was required in stock. The trailer was taken partially apart inside and out to install the new motor. About 2 hours later we were on our way. I observed the repair but I'm not certain that I would be able to do this repair myself.

When I got home I placed a call to Prime Time and talked to their technician because I wanted to know where to use the crank to manually operate this slide the next time it happens.
Simply, the answer is that this slide can not be operated manually. If the slide malfunctions while in the out position, given enough force it can possibly be closed by pushing on it.

The problem was with a ground wire on the motor that didn't appear to be soldered properly. I'm hoping that the motor on the other side of this slide is in better condition.

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