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Old 09-06-2019, 09:09 AM   #1
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2018 FR slide not functioning-need immediate advice

Trying to pull out today. Slide suddenly not moving in or out. Tried charging with generator, tried 2 new batteries. All other electric working. Stuck in dayton, Oh. Dealers no help😳
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Old 09-06-2019, 10:09 AM   #2
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Slides are usually connected direct to battery with an inline fuse for protection.

In my MicroLite the connection is to the main disconnect switch and the fuse holder is down alongside the frame on the way to the slide motor. Look for something that looks like this:




Check to make sure fuse hasn't blown.
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Old 09-06-2019, 11:14 AM   #3
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I live here in Dayton. We're are you and what dealer?
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Trying to pull out today. Slide suddenly not moving in or out. Tried charging with generator, tried 2 new batteries. All other electric working. Stuck in dayton, Oh. Dealers no help
Thx for any recs.
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Hope OP comes back and lets us know what he found.

Being as it was an emergency call for help and his first post it may well be that someone in the campground has helped him already.
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Old 09-07-2019, 02:16 PM   #5
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Do you have a manual crank?
Most if not all do.
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Old 09-07-2019, 05:21 PM   #6
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Trying to pull out today. Slide suddenly not moving in or out. Tried charging with generator, tried 2 new batteries. All other electric working. Stuck in dayton, Oh. Dealers no help��
Thx for any recs.
One slide or two. Both not working or just one? Need more info, sounds like a fuse. Check for power at switches for starters, if you have power then possibly fuse at wiring harness by slide motor. This would mean pulling moulding down to access. I have done that on both slides on my FR3.


Maybe try a mobile rv repair.

What FR product ? Coach or trailer?
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Need help also please!

We recently bought a V-Lite with 3 slides. Last weekend, the bedroom slide won't open. The other two work fine. I tried the manual crank and it wouldn't budge. In fact, it snapped the cutter pin that holds it. I opened the motor and the gear spins just fine.

It is as if the long screw rod that moves the slide in and out is locked up, but it had been working perfectly.

There is zero obvious damage. Any ideas?

Thank you all, and I hope the OP has figured his challenge out as well.
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Yes, thank goodness it’s under warranty! Mine was crooked, snapped the wood trim off. Now I don’t open it without two people. Have you tried to open it manually? That’s what the crank and holes are for.
Also lube it regularly.
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We had the same problem recently. Turned out to be the cheap wire connecters at the slide out motor. We thought it was the slide motor, but, it was not. The connecters that are about 8 inches from the slide motor had worked themselves loose. We replaced them with better connecters and were good to go.
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