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Old 04-10-2016, 08:42 AM   #1
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Slider Not Closing All The Way

The rear slider on my Sunseeker is maladjusted! The dealer said they fixed it, but the next time I opened the slider, it didn't close completely at the bottom. The top of the slider goes to full closure, but the bottom does not. Why is it, the professionals cannot fix this problem?? How can I get the gear drive and the tooth track to line up properly??
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Old 04-10-2016, 08:46 AM   #2
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How far out is the bottom compared to the top? Any pictures? What type of slide mechanism do you have?


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Old 04-10-2016, 08:54 AM   #3
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The top is in all the way, while the bottom is out about an inch and a half. I don't know what the slide mechanism is...but I can see a toothed track on the bottom of the slide out, when it's out. My guess is the gear drive has skipped a couple of teeth in the track. When I took it back to the dealer...was still under warranty, they acknowledged the problem and said the factory had a "fix." But, instead of installing the "fix" they just made an adjustment! Now, I have to drive the hour and a half back to the dealer! I'll see if I can post a picture....Thanks! Batman
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Sounds like you need to take the time to return to the Dealer for "the fix". After "the fix" has been installed, run the slide in/out 6-8 times before leaving to be sure it works correctly. In the end this could actually save you a lot to time and frustration!
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Old 04-10-2016, 11:26 AM   #5
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Slide not working

Go to schwintec alignment on you tube that may help now or in the future to keep it aligned
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Old 04-10-2016, 11:35 AM   #6
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I had about the same problem with mine, it is a schwintek,
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Old 04-10-2016, 11:42 AM   #7
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Go to schwintec alignment on you tube that may help now or in the future to keep it aligned
This is the YouTube video:

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but it the top is all the way in and the bottom is out 1 1/2" then you would have to disconnect the motors on both sides of the slide and bring it our out in by hand fully, then re-connect the motors, to get the bottom gears aligned with the top, or am I missing something, witch I could be
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Old 04-11-2016, 07:34 AM   #9
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Stupid Question ???
Does anyone know if our 2013 Sunseeker 2500TS has 3 of these controllers ???
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:05 AM   #10
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Stupid Question ???
Does anyone know if our 2013 Sunseeker 2500TS has 3 of these controllers ???
We have a 2500 TS with 3 slides. There would have to be a dedicated controller for each slide.
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Old 04-11-2016, 12:55 PM   #11
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Stupid Question ???
Does anyone know if our 2013 Sunseeker 2500TS has 3 of these controllers ???

If the slide has parallel gear tracks on the sides of the slide, it will have the controller. If gear track is on the bottom, controller could be part of the switches.
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Old 04-11-2016, 04:21 PM   #12
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If the slide has parallel gear tracks on the sides of the slide, it will have the controller. If gear track is on the bottom, controller could be part of the switches.
The 2500 TS has top and bottom tracks on all three slides.
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Old 04-12-2016, 06:30 AM   #13
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The 2500 TS has top and bottom tracks on all three slides.
Don't think so Joe,,, dinning room slide has no tracks on the sides,,, they are on the bottom,,, totally different slid than Bed & Wardrobe !!!
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:02 AM   #14
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Don't think so Joe,,, dinning room slide has no tracks on the sides,,, they are on the bottom,,, totally different slid than Bed & Wardrobe !!!
We are about 1,700 miles away from the 2500TS. so I was going by recall. The ol' bean let me down on this one.

There is a difference in the operation as well.When we purchased ours last June, we noticed that as the dining slide started to extend, the top tipped out a bit farther than the bottom. As it started to ratchet, the top stopped moving and the bottom caught up to lock it in. Come back in, the bottom edge started moving slightly ahead of the top, until it ratcheted closed. We asked the dealer about that and we were told that that was the way it was supposed to work. The other thing we noted that the bed slide and the closet slide do no ratchet. Again the dealer told us that was normal.

While on the subject of the 2500TS, the rear view camera was functioning, but had half of the view taken up by bed slide awning. I found a plastic clamp for a truck bed tool box that fit exactly between the running lights. I modified the piece to route the video cable. and managed to locate, and drill the piece to used the original mounting holes. Painted white and sealed, it looks like it came that way. The 3/4" block got the camera out far enough so we no longer see the awning. We can see within 6' of the bumper at the pavement and to the rear an estimated 40 yards. In the "rear view mirror" image, the 8' ladder is against the rear bumper. Ooops, a little of topic, but you can contact me via email if you have more interest.
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:09 AM   #15
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Looks like a Great Idea !!!
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:22 AM   #16
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Years ago we had a Flagstaff TT with a Super Slide,,, we would very gently pull on the top when we brought it in,,, so that the top came in lever with the bottom !!!
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Old 04-12-2016, 04:50 PM   #17
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My rear, bedroom slide failed to retract late last season. I had it repaired under warranty. Now the rear doesn't go all the way in on its own. If I gently push on it as it retracts, it retracts completely. I should report it to the shop but just haven't done it.
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Old 04-13-2016, 07:41 AM   #18
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Slides are Great when they work right !!!
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