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Old 06-29-2020, 04:22 PM   #1
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Sandpiper slides

We have a 2016 sandpiper 389rd 5th wheel. The Jack's go down fine but the slides went out very slow and the 5th slide we had to push a little to get it out partially, then the motor went off. Our hydrolic fluid is at the bottom of the container. Do we need to add hydrolic fluid and what kind? Also does anyone know where to insert the tool to manually move the slides, we can't find the slot or the slide motor. Thanks
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Old 06-30-2020, 10:40 AM   #2
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Sounds like you have a low or dead battery. Do you have a meter that you could check the battery voltage with?

Since you have hydraulic slides the 'slot' to use the manual tool is in the end of the motor which is at the reservoir that holds the fluid.
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Old 11-04-2020, 10:59 AM   #3
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It sounds like you have a low fluid level in your resivior. When you have everything closed up and jacks retracted check the fluid level and fill to appropriate level indicated on the resivior. It uses transmission fluid, Dexron III I believe.
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