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Old 04-21-2014, 12:26 AM   #1
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Lifting screw/post lubrication

My 10' 2002 FR Tent Camper (purchased used last year from private owner) manual calls for lubricating the screws which lift the roof columns I cannot find the lubrication point for the screws. I can hear squeaking and other noise when cranking the roof up and I'm sure some lubrication is needed.
Can someone advise on where the lubrication is performed? I can upload photos if needed.


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Old 06-05-2014, 01:56 AM   #2
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I'm in the same situation with my 2001 FR 1610 pop-up trailer. The only lubrication points I found were the seek fittings along the track underneath the trailer.

I did spray some silicone lubricant into the telescoping lift arms. I also greased the heck out of the winch cogs.

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Old 06-05-2014, 12:41 PM   #3
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Some information I posted at this thread in the tent camper forum....starts at post #4
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