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Old 01-30-2016, 02:23 PM   #1
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slide cable broke

I want to thank MMNSC(Marty)for his help working with Jim and I to get the full wall slide closed.Was unable to get cable repaired so we rounded up some ablebody campers and pushed the slide in by hand headed home to NJ.Now to make arrangements to get it back to factory because the dealer has no clue on fix
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Glad to see you guys got on the road. I assume CoachNet was not able to repair.
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Old 01-30-2016, 04:25 PM   #3
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No,they would have to piece out cable and not sure it would hold so we opt to just push in by hand and hope it stays
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Old 01-30-2016, 04:35 PM   #4
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Do you have slide lock? If so, put them on the slide to make sure it stays in.


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Old 01-31-2016, 06:54 AM   #5
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6am,Virginia and now the rear lower cable just snapped. Going to be a slow ride the rest of the way.And no too the slide locks
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Old 01-31-2016, 07:49 AM   #6
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I have changed out those cables. Its not hard except for getting access to them.

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6am,Virginia and now the rear lower cable just snapped. Going to be a slow ride the rest of the way.And no too the slide locks
If you do not want to stop an repair you should at least stop and order slide locks. At this point you are now a danger to yourself and others on the road. Your next post may be my slide fell out!

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Old 01-31-2016, 11:47 AM   #8
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Oldkey,

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Old 01-31-2016, 12:14 PM   #9
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I would stop at the first Lowe's or Home Depot and get them to cut a 2x4 to the correct length to use for slide locks. That would end the unexpected slide movement.
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Old 01-31-2016, 12:19 PM   #10
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Stop by Lowes or HomeDepot and have them cut some 2x4's to the length required when the slide is all the way in. Put several on each side and lock the in with with wood wedges (they sell them in packages for shimming). That will keep the slide in until you can get it fixed.
I had to do that when my sofa slide kept drifting out while driving.

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Old 01-31-2016, 05:24 PM   #11
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we had boards in the coach and placed them like locks,made it home, now to talk to factory and/or dealer to see how they want to repair it.
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Glad you made it home with few problems...

Any idea what caused the first cable to let go?
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Glad to hear you made it home safely. I will send you a private message.


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Glad you made it home with few problems...

Any idea what caused the first cable to let go?
That we won't know till service can get behind slide and see what is binding
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Not sure where your cable broke or why, but when you it repaired, make sure on the outside that the cable go through their holes without rubbing. There is adjustment in the attachment.
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Old 02-02-2016, 10:07 AM   #16
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slide cable broke

I see this was on a full wall slide. I have cables on my bunk/wardrobe slide. I have replaced 2 cables. I think I posted pics from last summer. I bought the cable on eBay. It was about a 2 hour job and accuslide has a great repair video on YouTube. As previously stated, rubbing of a misaligned cable causes failure. Good luck
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Old 02-02-2016, 07:16 PM   #17
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Hi Silver.....I looked at your attachment and realize that I possess two "slide locks" I always thought they were to stop the pocket doors in the coach from sliding closed!!! Duh lol.

Please explain to me "how" they would be installed to prevent a cableless slide from extending while driving....
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Old 02-09-2016, 10:27 PM   #18
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How did you guys make out with your slide and the cables? Did it go back to the factory or the dealer handle it. Update.


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Right now Jim is working with factory to do the work.Should know this week where the repair is going to be done,I well let you know .
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Right now Jim is working with factory to do the work.Should know this week where the repair is going to be done,I well let you know .
Jim: I too live in NJ, but am now down in FL snow-birding. Have you checked with Risco in Farmingdale, NJ, to see if they can handle it.

I have seen previous post where some owners have done it themselves and have see some great videos from Accuslide. However, with the weather their in NJ now, I can see where you might want someone else do it. Good Luck
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