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Old 01-11-2016, 05:30 PM   #1
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Sunseeker 3170DS Slide Questions

A couple of days ago I posted a thread regarding the slide locking open, unfortunately I'm sure it was a very broad question and could have many reasons for the cause, and didn't generate any replies.

So, now the RV has been moved inside the dealer's garage, where it has warmed up. Can anyone tell me where the motors are located on the Bunk/Bedroom Wardrobe slide? If we activate the switch to bring the slide in, only the far left bunk side moves, very slightly, inches. The far right (wardrobe) doesn't move at all. It appears that the slides are fully extended.

Is there any step by step process to identify and attempt to free up a frozen locked up slide?

Hoping to be on the road in a week, may have to cancel some reservations if we can't get this resolved quickly enough.
Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:49 PM   #2
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We can imagine your dilemma. We don't have your floor plan, so can't answer your question; however, you may want to contact Joshua Cavitt who is in the Class C division at Forest River. All the employees at Forest River have their email with the initial of their first name followed by their last name @forestriverinc.com. Provided we have his last name spelled correctly, his e-mail would be jcavitt@forestriverinc.com
Sure hope this helps!

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Old 01-11-2016, 05:53 PM   #3
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Thanks I'll send him an email.
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Exchanged emails with Josh Cavitt today, FR offered support to help resolve the problem. Our storage dealer was able to resolve the issue, so we're back on schedule. Appreciate FR standing by in case we needed them. Blood pressure back to normal. ;-) Thanks for the help and guidance.
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Glad everything is back on track (so to speak) and you can hit the road!
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Slide Motors

One on each end of the slide at the top. About 1.5 inches in diameter and 5 or so inches long.
There is an override in the bay underneath where the water pump is located. It is an electronic override. WE had to get on line to get the instrustions. That was last summer and I dont remember where we found them. I think it is Lippert system
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Old 01-13-2016, 03:53 PM   #7
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The dealer had to call Lippert twice on troubleshooting the slide. Just left there seems ok, fully extends and retracts. If you can remember where those instructions are that would be great. Thanks again.
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It is damm scary to think we could be out somewhere and have a Slid Lock out !!!
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:37 AM   #9
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Do a search for "Slide" threads, I am not alone. A bit scary, needless to say, slide isn't going to be opened untill we hit our Florida park!
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Quick question

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Do a search for "Slide" threads, I am not alone. A bit scary, needless to say, slide isn't going to be opened until we hit our Florida park!
While i an very glad it all worked out, my question is why did you not contact FR or Lippert before looking here, if you are on the road and run into an issue you might run around in circles if you can not explain of show the people here (me included) what might be wrong?

I understand some folks seem to thing the companies will give you a run around (and they might) but more times then not they are there to helps all of out and keep rving.

Hope this helps and Happy camping
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