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Old 04-29-2017, 10:29 PM   #1
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Slide out controls

My 3825fl has 5 slides. The front 2 slides have their own switch but the other 3 are controlled by one switch. Is there a way to add 2 more switches so that I can control which slide I want to open or close?
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Old 04-30-2017, 09:40 AM   #2
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Have the same camper. That would be awesome. Following.
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Old 04-30-2017, 09:42 AM   #3
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No, not really. The front two slides are electric, the 3 rear ones run on the hydraulics, and are connected in series on the same hydraulic circuit. In your front basement, near the hydraulic pump, there is a manifold with knobs on it. In the event you want to run just one out, you have to mess with those knobs. That is the exception however, not intended for regular use.
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It all depends on how the wires are routed to the switch, If all slides have separate wires to the switch then it seems like an easy fix to split the wires. If the switch is only wired to pas power to a common bundle somewhere then it would requires some detective work and either placing the switch in that location or fishing wires to the switch panel. this is just a WAG on my part.

OK I tried to delete this post with no luck because my assumption was all slides in this rig were electric and Djousma gave what seems to be the correct information.
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Old 05-07-2017, 07:25 PM   #6
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I use the hydraulic manifold anytime l want to close or open a slide independent of the other 2 . It is just knobs that you turn to open or close a valve. Just be sure you hit your slide out switch to relieve hydraulic pressure off of the knobs so they turn easily. Comes in real handy if you need to work on one and don't want to drain your battery opening all 3
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