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Old 08-24-2014, 02:24 PM   #1
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Before anything happens .......pics, how to put slide in?

I will be heading out in few days for a week. My slide workS fine, but out of curiosity, how do I put it in after it fails to retract. my trailer is two years old and I'm not worried, but don't want to browse the forums when it gets stuck out. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-24-2014, 02:26 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2014, 03:03 PM   #3
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I believe that's a schwintech mechanism. Unless you have an opening for a hand crank on the opposite side, I think the correct way is to disconnect power to the site motor, physically push the slide in, then reapply power. I may be wrong though, so others will chime in
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I believe that's a schwintech mechanism. Unless you have an opening for a hand crank on the opposite side, I think the correct way is to disconnect power to the site motor, physically push the slide in, then reapply power. I may be wrong though, so others will chime in
no opening , but yes pull power or remove/loosen motor screws and lift motor out of the way then push the slide in, you tube is your friend on how to do this
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Old 08-24-2014, 04:26 PM   #5
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Mine has a small panel held in place with a couple screws. The crank access is inside.
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Mine has a small panel held in place with a couple screws. The crank access is inside.
you have a schwintech slide out and it has a crank?? never heard of that, take pict and i would like to see how it is attached to the motors (yes 2 ea) mounted in the upper corners
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Old 08-25-2014, 08:00 PM   #8
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In photo #2 notice the black material on the bottom of the slide. This is the same material that is on the bottom of my slide on my FR Grand Surveyor. Why do I bring this up? My unit has a "Lippert (or Lippet) under-sofa" mechanism that uses two six-inch long rollers for the slide to roll on when traveling in and out. That black stuff just does not work as a support for these (or any other) rollers. The rollers on mine had locked up and torn through that black stuff then dug into the plywood bottom of the slide. I had posted on this forum as to how I had to fix all of this.
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:04 PM   #9
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Thurman, thanks. I retract my slide three times a year before winter and twice when I go away with my kid I read your post before and will keep an eye on stuff. Thanks again
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Okay Gents, I'm new to all of this my slide is exactly as the one pictured in photo# 2 but I see no way to manually retract the slide, will some one please show the exact location of the manual override.

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