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Old 10-04-2016, 11:41 AM   #1
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Schwintek not closing fully at bottom

Hi all. Long time lurker, first time poster here.

We have a 2015 Coachmen Apex 215 RBK with a Schwintek slideout dinette.

We were closing it up for the season yesterday, and the slide wouldn't retract fully at the bottom. The top is tight, but there is about a 1/2" gap at the bottom. The metal seal/flange is not tight to the trailer body there.

I did try running it back out and in, but didn't try to resync the motors. However, since it is a top to bottom issue, rather than side to side, I'm not sure that would help.

Any suggestions?

Also, does anyone know where the Schwintek controller is in my unit?


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Old 10-04-2016, 12:32 PM   #2
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Not certain on your exact model, but try in the area near the power converter and/or water pump. That is where they "hid" it on our 235 ....


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Old 10-04-2016, 08:07 PM   #3
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On our TT they hid the controller under the raised floor in the slide out under the sofa, almost in the middle. I can only see it if I lay on the floor with the slide closed and look under the floor the sofa is mounted on. Not even accessible to get to the override if needed.
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