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Old 09-13-2013, 08:06 PM   #11
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I am certainly not an expert...but it sounds like a bad connection. More amps=more power. That maybe why the truck with two batteries works it. Just a thought and a cheap check. My $.02

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Old 09-13-2013, 08:23 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Rabidd View Post
I have a 2011 Flagstaff 8528 with 2 slides a large one in the living area and a small one in the bedroom. Went over to do some cleaning and plugged in the truck to the camper the large slide operated just fine but the small one in the bedroom did not. It just makes a clicking noise and doesn't move at all. It is getting power from what I can tell. Anyone have any suggestion's?
Just wondering if the click you hear is really the relay with a control voltage telling the main power supply to go. Trouble may be the fuse or breaker is open for that slide and can't respond. The fuses for the slides and hydraulic systems are usually within 18" of the battery(s). They can be inline fuse or circuit breakers, right in the wire leading to the slide/accessory wiring. Look around the battery control area and see if you spot such a current device, that's where mine are.

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Old 09-15-2013, 03:02 PM   #13
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Thanks for the help I just got back in town. I am going to bring it to the house and plug it in and see what happens maybe it will work I hope so.
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Old 09-15-2013, 03:11 PM   #14
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Echoing the "check for the slide lock" and see if it cranks out manually.

On mine, the manual crank is a long bar with a handle bend in the end. There's a hole in the skirt on the opposite side to plug it in to the crank mechanism and manually extend/retract. If it cranks in and out manually, you can reasonably assume the problem is electrical...

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Old 09-16-2013, 08:48 PM   #15
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Success I got it working. I have the little flexible extension that came with the trailer so I got that and a wrench and cranked the slide out about half way and then hit the power switch and it worked. Ran it in and out a few times and so far works great. I guess it was just locked up or something. Thanks for all the help.

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