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Old 03-18-2015, 08:12 PM   #1
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Seals and slide out maintenance

This is the first trailer I have owned with slide outs. After reading the new CW catalog front to back, I noticed there are lubricant sprays for on the seals and gears of the slides. Is this something I should use? How often? Is one brand better then another? Thanks, Sue
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Old 03-18-2015, 08:24 PM   #2
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This is the first trailer I have owned with slide outs. After reading the new CW catalog front to back, I noticed there are lubricant sprays for on the seals and gears of the slides. Is this something I should use? How often? Is one brand better then another? Thanks, Sue
You would want to get the rubber treatment for the slide seals, as far as your gears or track get a dry lube only. You can get that at Napa Auto made by CRS. Do it at least two times per year. DO NOT USE SILICONE BASE PRODUCTS.
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Old 03-19-2015, 10:15 AM   #3
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X2 on the rubber treatment for the slide seals. I use Aerospace 303 as a UV protectant.
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To add, DO NOT USE PETROLEUM BASED PRODUCTS as well on seals! 303 as stated is the easiest to get ahold of.
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Old 03-19-2015, 05:21 PM   #5
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RV stores have specific products for any and all maintainence.
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Old 03-19-2015, 05:25 PM   #6
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X2 on the rubber treatment for the slide seals. I use Aerospace 303 as a UV protectant.
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Check the manuals you received with your RV regarding your slide out. I have a Lippert and the manual I received states only to use soap and water and that using lubricate could damage the mechanism
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What is x2 and where do you get it? Thanks
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X2 = Me too http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...tml#post493366
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Check the manuals you received with your RV regarding your slide out. I have a Lippert and the manual I received states only to use soap and water and that using lubricate could damage the mechanism
Official lube video from Schwintek:

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