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Old 09-27-2015, 12:40 PM   #1
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Mystery Rod in HW296

Picked up our PUP a few weeks ago. At dealer check out there was an 18" rod with end caps in a cabinet. I asked the tech what it was for. He laughed and said every 296 comes with one, but they have no idea what it is for.

Does anyone here know?
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Old 09-27-2015, 01:30 PM   #2
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Old 09-27-2015, 01:45 PM   #3
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Do you have a slideout? I read in a previous post that the rod is to stabilize a slideout (used as a wedge) during travel when the slideout is retracted.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:00 PM   #4
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I have that rod too and was wondering the same thing. I have a hw27ks.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:13 PM   #5
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I didn't get a rod I have a hw276. I'm wondering now.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:26 PM   #6
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Spurticus,

That's it. All the tech's had zero idea. Maybe I'll call tommorrow and see what the factory says.
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Old 09-27-2015, 04:28 PM   #7
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Same problem here!! I saw it in the hanging pantry and couldn't figure out what it was...we just assumed it had something to do with the pantry!
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Old 09-27-2015, 05:53 PM   #8
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My hanging wardrobe had that rod inserted in the top. We took it out, don't need it.
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Old 09-27-2015, 06:03 PM   #9
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Maybe it goes to the long wardrobe if you can take out the shelf and hang it so you can hang clothes? Not sure though cause my hw has a flip down rod.
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This wardrobe. Pup is down I'll look at it this weekend.
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