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Old 12-04-2018, 04:29 PM   #1
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Wimpy slide-out motor

I have a 2601 2006 Rockwood with super slide. Everything was working fine with the slide until all of a sudden one day it only would go part way out. I got the hand crank out and couldn't budge it. The only way I could get it out was push on it by hand along with the electric help. I had it on full shore power at the time. The same was true with getting it back in. I checked the dealer and he said that sometimes the motors just get weak. Somehow I find that hard to believe. Has anyone had any experience with anything like this?Click image for larger version

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Old 12-05-2018, 12:06 PM   #2
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Most of the time it's not the motor getting weak, but the gearbox or even the slide mechanism binding. Of course since they replace the motor and gearbox as a unit and not just the motor it fixes the problem.
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