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Old 01-11-2019, 07:04 PM   #1
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Over cab bed not lowering

The overcab bed in our fr3 will not lower. It makes a noise when the the switch is placed on raise. Iíve checked the 10amp fuse in the battery compartment.

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Old 01-11-2019, 07:20 PM   #2
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Have you pulled it down from the magnets?
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:37 PM   #3
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What magnets?
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Old 01-11-2019, 09:08 PM   #4
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My over cab bed is held to the ceiling with two magnets which are at each front corner of the bed. When you pull it down from the magnets, it drops a few inches and then I lower it with the switch.
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The overcab bed in our fr3 will not lower. It makes a noise when the the switch is placed on raise. Iíve checked the 10amp fuse in the battery compartment.

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My over cab bed is held to the ceiling with two magnets which are at each front corner of the bed. When you pull it down from the magnets, it drops a few inches and then I lower it with the switch.
2017 and newer FR3s have electromagnetic latches instead of magnets.

I would check the wires on the back of the bunk switch. I had a loose wire on mine when it was new.
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Old 01-12-2019, 02:20 PM   #6
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over cab bed not lowering

mine would not lower on the front track but discovered a screw loose (which I have been told before that I have), but seriously, a loose screw was preventing it from lowering
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Old 03-10-2019, 11:23 AM   #7
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There's a switch right at the steps that disables the bunk
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Old 04-16-2019, 06:13 PM   #8
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mine did the same, blew the fire when lowing. the found a shorted out actuator, replaced it and no more issues
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mine did the same, blew the fire when lowing. the found a shorted out actuator, replaced it and no more issues
I think I am experiencing the same issue. I replaced the fuse it it blew instantly.
On the driver side, the shaft that extends the bed seems to be stuck in the retract position whereas the passenger side appears extended. How did you determine the problem was the actuator and not the motor and how did you go about fixing it?
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Check on the edges of the bed where it bends.. is your screw jammed agains the metal ledge...
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