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Old 03-20-2021, 05:07 PM   #1
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Odd slides issue

I have an odd issue with the bedroom slide and the kitchen slide. We have a 2011 Excel with three slides (bedroom, kitchen, dinette) each slide has it's own switch. No issues with the dinette slide. However, if we put the kitchen slide in and then put the bedroom slide in, as soon as the bedroom slide is completely in the kitchen slide starts to go out with the bedroom slide switch. As soon as you release the switch it stops and then you have to put the kitchen slide back in with the kitchen slide switch. If we leave the kitchen slide out and put the bedroom slide in first there is no issue. At first I thought maybe I was getting some sort of electrical arc between the switches, however the wiring is good and the switches are several inches apart and connections are insulated. Easy way would be to just put the bedroom slide in first however, I would like it to work correctly. Is there possibly a relay switch somewhere going bad or does anyone have any good ideas where to start looking?
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Old 03-20-2021, 05:15 PM   #2
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If you have hydraulic slides, then maybe you have a defective/leaking hydraulic valve control solenoid for the kitchen slide.
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Old 03-20-2021, 05:19 PM   #3
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They are hydraulic, I will look into that.
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Old 03-21-2021, 04:39 PM   #4
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Hydralic oil

Any idea how full the hydraulic oil tank should be? It is about half full and I cannot fine any markings referring to “fill to”. The wiring to the solenoids/valves look good and everything is clean. May be time to take it to someone who knows what they are doing.
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