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Old 01-18-2014, 05:57 PM   #1
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Schwintek Slide Problem

On a routine check of my RV, the slide won't go out. It is the Schwintek type slide. I have already read through all the manual & bulletins and watched their youtube videos. I have tried everything they suggested and nothing is working.

When I press the button, I hear both motors whine for a few seconds then stop, so I know the motors are getting power. The controller is giving me a code 8 & 9. If the controller were not getting a signal then the motors should not do anything (code8). If there were a short in the wiring, the fuse would blow and the motor would not do anything (code9).

I bypassed the limit switch just to get things moving and nothing happens. I have released the motor brakes and the slide will not budge. The slide is in the closed position and I can't get at the motors.

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Old 01-19-2014, 08:03 PM   #2
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I don't know what to tell you to try.But let us know what you find out because I have two Schwintek slide and never know when the info will come in handy.
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:27 PM   #3
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Is there a manual over ride on those so you can crank them out by hand?
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:54 PM   #4
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Is there a manual over ride on those so you can crank them out by hand?
Believe you can drop both motors from the engagement position thus freeing the tracks and therefore the slides will move. Motors are dropped from outside by peeling back the wiper seals. This procedure covered by both the manuals and on line. Suggest you contact someone with training to help troubleshoot.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:44 AM   #5
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No manual crank for Schwintek slides. However, they have an electronic manual override. You have to find your controller, then watch this video to see how to use the override feature. This video also shows you how to lift motors up to disengage from rack gear so you can slide room in if it is stuck in out position.

Lippert University on youtube and lci1.com have a lot of good info for the various Lippert made components and assemblies on your RV.

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Old 01-20-2014, 08:17 PM   #6
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On our Rockwood the motor can be accessed from the top and they provided a flexible bit driver for a drill that can manually turn the motor & thus the slide in and out. I know this doesn't solve the motor issue but if it had to moved that is how you can do it.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:27 PM   #7
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Good video, anyone know where the controller is on a hyperlite xlr27hfs toyhauler?
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I bypassed the limit switch just to get things moving and nothing happens. I have released the motor brakes and the slide will not budge. The slide is in the closed position and I can't get at the motors.

Any suggestions?
If you haven't resolved your problem yet, try calling Lippert Components Customer Support at 574-537-8900...they should be able to help you troubleshoot.

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Old 01-20-2014, 10:06 PM   #9
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Are these the in wall motors?
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Old 02-16-2014, 08:24 AM   #10
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Gave up and brought to the dealer. He doesn't seam to be having any luck getting to the motors.

DW and i are frustrated with this RV. It has been nothing but trouble since we picked it up. I've had it for two years and I think it spent more time at the dealer for repairs than it did home.

Pulled to trigger on a Passport today.
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