Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-19-2013, 09:20 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
Dinette Slide Issue

I just bought a 2007 Sierra with triple slide. When extending the slides bedroom and bunkhouse extend fine. When the couch/table slide starts going out it jumps and makes loud noise like it is catching on something. Any idea what my issue is?
__________________

__________________
jnort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 11:36 AM   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
Dave_Monica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,329
Welcome to the forums!

It would help to tell us if your slide drive is electric or hydraulic. Have you looked under the couch/dinette slide room for obvious damage tohe drive components or slide room floor?

Dave
__________________

__________________


Nights camped in 2013 - 55, 2014 - 105, 2015 - 63
Dave_Monica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 02:21 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
It is hydraulic. I have looked under it while it is extended. It has a gear and a gear trac that look good. No broken teeth. I haven't taken the under belly off to look underneath the trailer while it is going in. How easy is it for them to come off track or alignment? Sorry, first time fifth wheel owner.
__________________
jnort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 02:21 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
No damage to floor on inside of trailer.
__________________
jnort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 03:14 PM   #5
Mod free 5er
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 24,215
Quote:
Originally Posted by jnort View Post
It is hydraulic. I have looked under it while it is extended. It has a gear and a gear trac that look good. No broken teeth...
Hydraulic with a gear & track? Is it a hydraulic motor turning the gear? Bit confused.
__________________
OldCoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 03:18 PM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
 
Dave_Monica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,329
Here's a link to Lippert's site for manuals on your slide... Through Frame Slide Service Selection

I guess it'll be a 2 or 2.5" 'through the frame', the difference being whether it has 1 or 2 hydraulic pistons. Should help you to trouble-shoot the problem.

Dave
__________________


Nights camped in 2013 - 55, 2014 - 105, 2015 - 63
Dave_Monica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 03:26 PM   #7
Moderator Emeritus
 
Dave_Monica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,329
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
Hydraulic with a gear & track? Is it a hydraulic motor turning the gear? Bit confused.
Looks like they use the gear/cross-shaft to keep the room aligned regardless whether there's a electric or hydraulic actuator.

Dave
__________________


Nights camped in 2013 - 55, 2014 - 105, 2015 - 63
Dave_Monica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 05:34 PM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
There is only one push rod and it appears the gear system is supposed to keep it aligned. However one time putting the slide out, the back of the slide was six inches from being out completely when the slide stopped. I brought it back in and It came in all the way and since has gone out all the way. Putting the slide in and out is just not smooth. I am hesitant to even try it again fearing I will do some damage.
__________________
jnort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 05:49 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Ford Idaho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,840
Quote:
Originally Posted by jnort View Post
There is only one push rod and it appears the gear system is supposed to keep it aligned. However one time putting the slide out, the back of the slide was six inches from being out completely when the slide stopped. I brought it back in and It came in all the way and since has gone out all the way. Putting the slide in and out is just not smooth. I am hesitant to even try it again fearing I will do some damage.
Have you lubed the tracks/guides?
A little silicone lube did wonders for the main slide on my trailer.
__________________
2016 F350 6.7L LB CC Reese 28K 2014 Chaparral Lite 266sab
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." 2014 19 days camping 2015 17 days camping201620 days camping
Ford Idaho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 05:55 PM   #10
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
Thanks. That will be my next attempt to fix it versus diving in and losing nuts and bolts. That is a little intimidating.
__________________

__________________
jnort is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
slide

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 PM.