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Old 04-10-2017, 08:55 AM   #141
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Not sure on what you are talking about? shoes?
On the bearing blocks there are blk plastic shoes that slide into he gear rack that on the slide box there are a set of shoes on the top and bottom BB
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Old 04-10-2017, 09:02 AM   #142
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On the bearing blocks there are blk plastic shoes that slide into he gear rack that on the slide box there are a set of shoes on the top and bottom BB


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Old 04-16-2017, 09:15 PM   #143
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What are the signs of eminent failure?
Our 2016 2304KS has recently started shuddering during extension, though it retracts fine.
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Old 04-16-2017, 09:24 PM   #144
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What are the signs of eminent failure?
Our 2016 2304KS has recently started shuddering during extension, though it retracts fine.
Sounds like you need to check the blocks or rollers depending on design. Another thing is too look at the gears if they are chewed up on the leading edge or push side.
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Old 05-10-2017, 03:48 AM   #145
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schwintec failure

Me,me,me.Schwinteck closet slide stuck closed.no room to reach motor #1.Motor controller not responding,error code low battery power.controller power at connector reads 13 volts.Looks like I need to tear the walls off the slide,or cut a hole in the bathroom wall.
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Old 05-10-2017, 04:14 AM   #146
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Me,me,me.Schwinteck closet slide stuck closed.no room to reach motor #1.Motor controller not responding,error code low battery power.controller power at connector reads 13 volts.Looks like I need to tear the walls off the slide,or cut a hole in the bathroom wall.
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Old 05-10-2017, 08:08 AM   #147
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Me,me,me.Schwinteck closet slide stuck closed.no room to reach motor #1.Motor controller not responding,error code low battery power.controller power at connector reads 13 volts.Looks like I need to tear the walls off the slide,or cut a hole in the bathroom wall.


Do not tear any wall out. Remove all power and disconnect the battery. This will release the 'brake' from the motors. You should now be able to manually, with brut strength push/pull the slide out. have several people help you push/pull it out. Then you can get to the motor.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:44 AM   #148
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Thanks Brother,Tried that last week with a big friend.Its only a small closet slide but it will not move.originally I was going to fix what I thought to be a small problem and start camping again.Schwinteck has made me hate my camper.Now all I want to do is sell it and move on.Sold my golf cart yesterday that we used while camping.That company should be in jail for consumer frawd.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:50 AM   #149
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Thanks Brother,Tried that last week with a big friend.Its only a small closet slide but it will not move.originally I was going to fix what I thought to be a small problem and start camping again.Schwinteck has made me hate my camper.Now all I want to do is sell it and move on.Sold my golf cart yesterday that we used while camping.That company should be in jail for consumer frawd.
Blame the guilty party, Lippert is Schwintek. And in their defense those are very dependent on the original installation and the alignment. If its not installed correctly it will bind or put more stress on the motors and other parts. On the Roo they originally shipped us the Schwintek rails were installed so far out of alignment by Rockwood on a small wardrobe slide that the entire box twisted 3/4 of an inch when running it out. I was surprised it worked at all. When you do get it to move download the install manual at Lipperts site, and check the rail alignment.
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Old 05-12-2017, 04:53 AM   #150
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you can not use the controller to move the slide? I did when mine screwed up
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Old 06-22-2017, 07:34 PM   #151
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We have had our 2017 Sanibel in 2 different repair facilities for the past 10 weeks and still not repaired.
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Old 06-24-2017, 12:17 PM   #152
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2017 3050s with a whole wall slide. Motor had to be replaced because its wiring harness wasn't installed correctly and it got pinched when the slide extended and killed the motor. Best way out of the jamb was to disengage motors on both ends of the slide, push the slide in, re-engage the motors, apply slide locks to each end of slide, and drive it to where it could be fixed.
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Old 06-24-2017, 12:36 PM   #153
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We have a friend with a two year old rig with schwintek slides. They are still having problems after countless service attempts.

We have started looking at new rigs and if they have schwintek we move on.
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Old 06-24-2017, 03:09 PM   #154
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I have had problems with other systems too. At least the Swintek to user serviceable. I carry a spare motor and harness.
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Old 06-24-2017, 03:27 PM   #155
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By coincidence our Swchintek electric slide has just stopped working as well. A couple of years ago we had a motor on the passenger side slide replaced and now a motor on the drivers side slide has also failed. I have done the manual override on the control box but it still isn't working - shows a ground fault between the control box and the motor. I now have it booked to see a repair tech in Barrie, Ont. during next week.
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Old 06-24-2017, 03:50 PM   #156
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I have had problems with other systems too. At least the Swintek to user serviceable. I carry a spare motor and harness.
Good idea. I was thinking the same because the availability of the motor is atrocious. Months of waiting sometimes. The harness is what gets damaged the most because everyone we talked to first guess was always the harness got pinched and blew the motor.

BTW, you do know that there are 2 different types of that motor?
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Old 06-24-2017, 11:05 PM   #157
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Yep. I carry one of each. The spare harness is helpful for trouble shooting. On the Berkshire the motors are accessible.
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Old 06-25-2017, 06:56 AM   #158
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On the Sunseeker the motors are both the high torque version and difficult to get out and put in. I can see why the high torque because it moves a whole wall slide. But after having to push the slide in by myself I was impressed with how the slide moved so easily. Someone did a great job engineering in that balance so the motors could handle the job. There's just barely enough room to work them in and out.
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:53 AM   #159
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just that easy !!!!!

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If you have a Schwintek system you should watch the following video, it may turn out to be of great value to you.

we just purchase a unit with this system. My concern is with the room deck. how much sag is allowed when the room is all the way in
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Old 07-15-2017, 04:30 PM   #160
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I traded my 2012 Rockwood 2703 SS the Schwintek system never worked correctly. First trip failed. The dealer replaced everything, both motors and harnesses. We traded 13 after 13 months, the rubber connectors were no longer there , I bypassed them as they were bad. The actual slide opening was the issue and the dealer rebuilt this as well. Never again Schwintek on anything but a small bed slide.
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