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Old 02-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #1
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Question Grey wolf electric override?

I am awaiting delivery of my new grey wolf 28bh, and hopefully the dealer will answer this but, is there a way to manually retract the slide, awning and jacks? I hope so in case there is any electrical problems, otherwise I am stuck at camp until I can get them running. Anyone ever had problems that made it impossible to tow home?
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:23 AM   #2
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Normally yes there's a manual over ride.
make sure you get the handle to do it
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:48 PM   #3
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you should be a crank to attach to the motor, for manually cranking the slide in.
was shown it in my PDI.
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Old 03-01-2012, 09:58 PM   #4
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This was mentioned last year too. I don't think we ever did figure out where to put the handle to manually crank in slide out. Be sure to ask dealer during PDI and please report back.
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:28 PM   #5
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Let me know too, I have to 2011 version, and I never did find out.
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:57 PM   #6
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Any other questions or concerns?

Have you guys had any other problems or likes dislikes? I am a little nervous about this thing, it is a lot of money for us and I just hope it is nice. Also Big Dawg, how does your avalanche like the load of your 28 by? I have an older expedition that I hope does not faint at the site of this thing lol. I do not tow very much so I hope it will survive.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:31 AM   #7
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I think the override is under the sofa, maybe? As far as towing, I pull my 28bh with a '04 1/2T burb and have no problems. A good brake controller and I have the e2 equalizer with sway control and have no problems.
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:16 AM   #8
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My Avalanche pulls it fine. I camp mostly here in Ohio, which is not bad. If you are going to do some serious mountains, it might bog down a little.
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:55 PM   #9
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We just bought a 26BH a couple weeks ago, we don't have a slide out so I can't comment on that. There is a manual crank for the electric tongue jack and also for the electric stabilizers, the manual crank handles are right inside the front outside storage door. I asked the dealer about the awning and he said that there was no way to manually put it in.
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Old 03-16-2012, 10:08 PM   #10
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For PHS79, if you have a power awning on top of the end is a rubber plug that covers the manual drive. I think it's a 5/8 socket but not exactly sure. Just picked up my 2012 17BH, 22' with all the power options and the dealer covered all the manual overrides. A good idea is to carry your good electric drill or decent sized portable drill with an extension, adapter and the right size sockets and you can "power" the manual overrides if needed. Much faster. For a slide you will need a capable drill. If you already have one just take it with you. If you need a little exercise just grab the manual handle.
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