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ClemensDREAM 08-19-2018 02:02 PM

HELP!!! Accu slide gearbox problem
 
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I am scourring internet to find help about broken flex drive shaft on Accu slide gearbox. Motor and gear box seem to be functioning, but drive is "twisted" in half. Of course its Sunday and nothing is open. Mobile repairman can't get parts. We are stranded because slide won't go in. Is there anyway to use a 1/8" square piece of metal/rod temporarily?
Thanks for any input!
M Clemens

Witch Doctor 08-19-2018 02:44 PM

Disconnect the chains and push it in, then put a brace like a 2x4 over it on the inside so it can't open. Mine was only a wardrobe slide so it wasn't heavy to push in, which slide is It?

ClemensDREAM 08-19-2018 03:20 PM

16ft U shaped dinette slide, couldn't even push it out, definitely not comimg back up floor angle.

MR.M 08-19-2018 03:28 PM

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Originally Posted by ClemensDREAM (Post 1904571)
16ft U shaped dinette slide, couldn't even push it out, definitely not comimg back up floor angle.


yes it will work if you disconnect the chain . i've pushed in that size before by myself once chain it removed . you will need to set blocks so it can't open going down the road . Cable slide mechanisms are the worst and can't believe they still use them

Witch Doctor 08-19-2018 04:59 PM

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Originally Posted by ClemensDREAM (Post 1904571)
16ft U shaped dinette slide, couldn't even push it out, definitely not comimg back up floor angle.

If you have a Shinwteck it doesn't raise impossible, it has to be on rollers

ClemensDREAM 08-19-2018 08:58 PM

I guess it's not impossible, but I failed to mention that we are full timers and the full length couch in the slide is full of stuff under the seats. :-) We had 4 men pushing trying to get it out and that was hard enough. We were able to find a mobile repairman to come check on it tomorrow. I hope he can fix us up!
Thanks for the advice

Bama Rambler 08-20-2018 02:06 PM

That looks like the shaft material for most weed eaters. You may be able to get a replacement shaft for one and cut a piece of it off if you can't find a replacement.

Your idea of using a piece of keyway stock would work in a pinch.

ckabrahamson 08-20-2018 02:51 PM

That looks exactly like the motor/gearbox on my little slides. I just had a gearbox go bad. Talked to BAL and they do not sell the gearbox separately from the entire assembly (almost $300). Don't know if they'd sell just the interconnect, but it would be worth a call.

Where are you stranded?

Blazer 08-20-2018 05:11 PM

Can you remove the motor and put the gear box back on and use a square drive on a drill


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