Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-08-2021, 05:40 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 131
Main slide had a crunching sound while running out

Went to push the slide out and there was a crunching sound.

It looks like there is a cable track there similar to the big one in the kitchen slide.

Any clues as to why it broke and how to fix it?
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1345.jpg
Views:	53
Size:	241.4 KB
ID:	249172Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1346.jpg
Views:	57
Size:	256.4 KB
ID:	249173Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1347.jpg
Views:	60
Size:	206.6 KB
ID:	249174Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1348.jpg
Views:	58
Size:	190.4 KB
ID:	249175
happywhencamping is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2021, 05:08 PM   #2
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
AquaMan's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Tipp City, OH
Posts: 7,154
The track pieces will clip back together unless they are broke. What usually happens is that there isn't enough of a ramp to push the track up the wall, it gets in a bit of a bind, then pieces unsnap or break.
2016 Georgetown 364TS
2017 Jeep Rubicon Recon toad
Nights Camped 2019 - 17
AquaMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2021, 12:12 AM   #3
Senior Member
NXR's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: Family room couch
Posts: 3,135
Is it going down a hole when extending? If so, yeah, several of us had had that happen:

I've never seen how it the e-chain works on a 2015, though. From the one picture it looks like a similar problem; the e-chain did not go down the hole and instead bunched up against the wall and got smashed by the slide.

2020 Georgetown GT5 34H5
NXR is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:33 PM.