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Old 03-17-2019, 12:28 PM   #1
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Step Retract problem

I have a 2015 FR3 and my latest problem is the door steps will not fully retract when door closes. The start to retract but about 2/3 of the way up they stop. If I apply hand pressure to the bottom of steps as they are retracting then they will fully retract. If anyone has a fix for this problem please email me at jcooper1946@gmail. com.
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Old 03-17-2019, 12:36 PM   #2
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I'm not going to email you, but you can try to lube everything before anything else. Moving parts that are exposed to weather need lubing.
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Old 03-17-2019, 04:22 PM   #3
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Could possibly be a broken tooth on the motor gear. If so, a new step motor is the fix. A very simple thing to do. Also, as Witch Doc posted, every hinge point on your steps needs to be lubed regularly. I use a spray gear oil monthly.
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Old 03-23-2019, 10:04 AM   #4
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Some of those steps were replaced due to recall. You may want to che k that out
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