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Old 08-15-2011, 09:14 PM   #1
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Slide out not working

Slide out quit working on my 2010 Rockwood 1809S-complete dead silence. Checked breakers and fuses in the electrical panel. Does anyone know if there are any other fuses or reset button anywhere else? Will go out to storage this weekend and hook a battery directly to the motor and see what happens.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:25 PM   #2
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Electric or Hydraulic?
Hydraulic then start checking batteries, fuse for the hydraulic motor and switch.
Electric, ditto, but most likely is a bad electric motor.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:28 PM   #3
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Thanks,
It has a Thompson Saginal electric motor
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:41 PM   #4
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Check under the front of your TT...Follow the positive lead from your battery and you should find a fuse holder w/ a 50amp fuse...I'll almost bet that its blown...I had the same problem last year and sure enough...it was that fuse. Good Luck!
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:49 PM   #5
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Slide out not working

You may want to check for wires that may have been chewed by mice. Also you should have a manual crank stored up front. You could use this to get better access to motor and wiring. Good Luck!
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Old 08-16-2011, 05:20 PM   #6
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I had same problem recently. No noise. Checked 30 amp fuse at tongue of trailer-fuse good. Removed fuse from holder, cleaned prongs on fuse, reinstalled fuse--worked fine
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Old 08-17-2011, 09:40 AM   #7
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Check under the front of your TT...Follow the positive lead from your battery and you should find a fuse holder w/ a 50amp fuse...I'll almost bet that its blown...I had the same problem last year and sure enough...it was that fuse. Good Luck!
This was the exact fix for the same problem on my Flagstaff 27BESS which is just a rebadged Rockwood 2702SS.
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Old 08-20-2011, 02:23 PM   #8
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Slide not working

Thanks for all the responses. I checked the fuse coming from the battery-OK. Inspected all the wires that I could and found no breaks. Hooked a battery directly to the slide motor and it worked fine. Running out of ideas. Maybe the switch is faulty?
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Thanks for all the responses. I checked the fuse coming from the battery-OK. Inspected all the wires that I could and found no breaks. Hooked a battery directly to the slide motor and it worked fine. Running out of ideas. Maybe the switch is faulty?
that is a possibility. if u can, u can check the voltage up to the switch and after while trying to activate it. don't overlook the other side of the electrical equation...the ground.
there is also a possibility of corrosion on the terminals of the fuse/fuse holder. the voltage check above should tell which side of the switch the problem is on.
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Old 08-20-2011, 04:46 PM   #10
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I would check this rocker switch. Take it out and check the continuity with a tester. We have a 2011 1809s and the other day after checking for my regular inspection the middle wire was almost off the switch connector.You can also check even if it not related to your problem the channel end stop on the end of the running track. This stopper is only held with a big bolt and can go out of line quickly if the slide is at the end of the travel. This can cause the stop guide to not line up perfect and create a friction when the slide is in motion. What I did to cure this is I drilled a small hole and installed a locking screw so the bracket stay in good alignment and dont cause extra friction while in motion. It is hard to explain but I can post a photo if someone need it.
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Old 08-21-2011, 12:54 AM   #11
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You can simply touch those 2 wires that go to the switch together for the "in" side, and if the slide works- bad switch. Randy
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:33 PM   #12
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I have an 8255 and had the same problem with the wardrobe slide. Looked everywhere. Finally called the dealer. According to them the cue for that slide was an inline spade fuse hanging loose behind the power module. Actually I found 2 such fuses there. Found the bad one a d replaced it. Eventually I installed a spade version self-reseting breaker after 3 replacements. Really a slipshod way of doing this and there is no factory wiring diagram to go by. Hope my experience helps. Good luck.
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Old 08-24-2011, 08:02 PM   #13
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In my rv, the positive wire coming off of the battery connects to a block with 2 posts. I did not know this was a circuit breaker with a tiny reset button on the bottom. The block has a rubber shield that I had to pull off to find the button. After resetting the slide worked. Thank you to forum members for helping me solve this problem. Hope this helps.
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Old 08-24-2011, 08:23 PM   #14
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good to read these and keep the info in the back of yor head-- great wealth of knowledge here
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Old 07-31-2012, 10:58 AM   #15
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Wanted to thank you all for the posts. We were at a site and the rear slide on our Rockwood Roo did not work (had to retract by hand). After my wife found this post, i checked the wiring from the battery and, sure enough, the 30 amp fuse was blown.
this saved me a trip back to the dealer. Thank you guys.
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Nice to hear this old thread helped you (Good searching by your wife, by the way).
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