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Old 07-12-2019, 02:45 PM   #1
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27RKSS plastic "traveller" for slide power cable

Hello,

Underneath my 27RKSS slide there is a long piece of plastic dangling. This part evidently is used to secure the slide power cables to both the slide and the TT, itself. It's designed to allow that cable to move with it smoothly. On the TT end this plastic piece fits over a short vertical rod---this apparently allows it to move laterally by revolving around the rod as the slide is moved in or out.

Anyway, this long plastic part has broken off on the slide end. It's about 4-5 ft long and about 2" wide.

Can anyone tell me what this part is called and where I can order one to replace mine?

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Old 07-12-2019, 02:53 PM   #2
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Would you by chance have a picture?
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Old 07-12-2019, 03:30 PM   #3
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It is a cable carrier. Mine broke as well. Wildwood sent me a new one as I was still under warranty. Easy to replace. You can order the part through your dealer. About $20 according to the sticker on the one I received.
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I've read where this break has been fixed with a simple "strap hinge" for less than $5 including the nuts, washers, and machine screws.
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I've read where this break has been fixed with a simple "strap hinge" for less than $5 including the nuts, washers, and machine screws.
I'd love a link or pics if you recall where you saw that. I've got 2 broken cable carriers that I really should fix eventually.
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Old 07-12-2019, 05:24 PM   #6
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I'd love a link or pics if you recall where you saw that. I've got 2 broken cable carriers that I really should fix eventually.
Sorry, no link but I found it easy to visualize. Think of the hinge as a "splice plate" only bending in the same place the support broke.
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Sorry, no link but I found it easy to visualize. Think of the hinge as a "splice plate" only bending in the same place the support broke.
Makes sense. Thanks, Mike!
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Old 07-12-2019, 06:07 PM   #8
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they are made by lippert. ours broke also and i ordered a repl;acment. i don't remember if i ordered from lippert or an on-line supplier. the come in three widths. goodle lippert rv slide out cable supports. around $25 and very easy to replace.
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Makes sense. Thanks, Mike!
Doug I repaired mine with a hinge but it only last a week or two. The plastic had gotten brittle and just kept breaking. I was an easy replacement with a new one.
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Doug I repaired mine with a hinge but it only last a week or two. The plastic had gotten brittle and just kept breaking. I was an easy replacement with a new one.


Ohh, thanks for that warning.

Do you have to disconnect wires to put the new one on? It looks like it goes thru all of the holes?
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