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Old 10-19-2018, 08:56 AM   #1
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Norco slideout gearbox

Had an issue with my bed slide. The slide would come in, but wouldn't go out. I could push the slide out by hand though(wife pushed the button). Made a call and was confirmed that it was the gearbox. Had one overnighted to me (luckily I was at home) and tore the old one out the next morning. While waiting for the new one, I decided to take the cover off the old one to see the issue. This is what I found. The replacement was fairly easy, but had a time of it trying to get it adjusted properly. Turns out, the stickers for the cable adjustment were backwards. After that revelation, it took about 10 minutes to get everything back square again. If it happens again, I may machine new cases out of steel and replace them all.
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Old 10-19-2018, 11:41 AM   #2
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I'm impressed that you have the skills and equipment to machine stuff form scratch! That is impressive and one day I hope to acquire the same skills but not until I retire.
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Old 10-25-2018, 10:48 AM   #3
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I'm impressed that you have the skills and equipment to machine stuff form scratch! That is impressive and one day I hope to acquire the same skills but not until I retire.
I make things looks pretty, my son runs the equipment. He's pretty talented at programming and running CNCs, for only being 24. I've been in the business for 37yrs and while I know how things should be designed and cut, I leave the actual work to him.
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How long did it take you to access the motor and then put in the new one?
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How long did it take you to access the motor and then put in the new one?


Took about 3 hours in all. I could have done it in less but had to pull out the breaker panel to access the one side of the cables.
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Nice job Timmy, but I have to say, I have never seen you make a camping chair look pretty. Especially when it is laying on it's back with you still in it, but that's your superpower.
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thanks Aquaman, I am trying to figure out if it would be cheaper if I did it or had a rv service guy do it.
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thanks Aquaman, I am trying to figure out if it would be cheaper if I did it or had a rv service guy do it.


The hardest part is getting the cables adjusted and the slides lined back up. You definitely want to support the slide before you release the cables! I used a forklift because it was handy, but a jack and some blocking would work as well.
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