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Old 06-25-2013, 08:01 PM   #1
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Slide out maintanence

Any good suggestions on the proper products to use on my slide out gears and seals? We have never had slide outs before! Any help would be great!


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Old 06-25-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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Right or wrong, lol, I use an aerosol spray lubricant and spray the bar that slides in and out and I spray the two tracks. I use any type of product that keeps the rubber gaskets pliable. You don't want to use grease on the tracks due to attracting grit and grime.

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Old 06-27-2013, 04:47 AM   #3
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Thanks a bunch!
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:23 AM   #4
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I purchased a product (I think from Wal-Mart) that states for use on RV slide outs. I believe it should be a dry lubricant so as not to attract grit, sand, etc. I also use a product labeled for use on seals. I believe it is silicone based. Check the RV section. Or you can order these products on line.

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Old 06-27-2013, 06:28 AM   #5
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:25 AM   #6
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perfect 2 products to answer OP's question!
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:39 AM   #7
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Believe it or not, baby powder rubbed on the seals does a great job. Keeps them from sticking to the side of the unit and also lubes as well.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:13 PM   #8
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On my Flagstaff, the Lippert manual that I downloaded from this website states that no maintenance is needed, (electric slide outs) and may actually cause more harm than good- as far as the gears and tracks go. The seals do need maintained however; and I have been using baby powder as well- works very good!
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Good to know...Baby Powder...whoda thunk...
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:29 AM   #10
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Wal Mart also sell a product in the RV dept from Liquid Wrench made for slide-outs. It is silicone based. It's also a little cheaper than the other brand they have there.

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