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bc1002 06-25-2017 01:42 PM

Slide out motor location
 
My bedroom slide out will not retract. How and were is the motor located and how do you access it?

fonzie 06-25-2017 01:44 PM

Better tell what you have for RV and model #

bc1002 06-25-2017 01:45 PM

Sorry 2016 FR3 30DS BEDROOM. SLIDE

fonzie 06-25-2017 01:55 PM

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Originally Posted by bc1002 (Post 1544535)
Sorry 2016 FR3 30DS BEDROOM. SLIDE

I'll look again for proper info....it seems you have cables on outside of slide? yes or no? I thought these were rails....

bc1002 06-25-2017 02:00 PM

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This is my unit bet my slide system slides using what looks like a large bicycle chain. None of the videos show my class A

bc1002 06-25-2017 02:06 PM

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Originally Posted by fonzie (Post 1544544)
I'll look again for proper info....it seems you have cables on outside of slide? yes or no? I thought these were rails....



Cables

fonzie 06-25-2017 02:08 PM

If you look a time frame 3:50 does your slide have same cable system top and bottom?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjc1X1ZcoX8

bc1002 06-25-2017 02:15 PM

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Originally Posted by fonzie (Post 1544558)
If you look a time frame 3:50 does your slide have same cable system top and bottom?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjc1X1ZcoX8



Yes sir I have cables top and bottom

bc1002 06-25-2017 02:17 PM

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Originally Posted by bc1002 (Post 1544562)
Yes sir I have cables top and bottom



My manual say all I need is a power drill to close it. But I can not find the motor location.

fonzie 06-25-2017 02:17 PM

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OK, then I would say you have the Accuslide system...


https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=accuslide

bc1002 06-25-2017 03:23 PM

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Originally Posted by fonzie (Post 1544565)
OK, then I would say you have the Accuslide system...





https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=accuslide



Fonzie that did the trick, room retracted!!!! I surely appreciate your time and effort. I tried looking on line but not luck did not know the type of slide. Again thanks

fonzie 06-25-2017 03:42 PM

You're welcome...:trink39:

Shopharrison 06-26-2017 07:38 AM

What was the problem and the fix for this

KY25DS 06-26-2017 09:15 PM

Motor location is generally behind the upper trim (or if cabinets are over the slide then the false back of the cabinet) will reveal the motor. Motor will be in the center.

The trim has screws under the plugs.

bc1002 06-26-2017 09:17 PM

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Originally Posted by KY25DS (Post 1546020)
Motor location is generally behind the upper trim (or if cabinets are over the slide then the false back of the cabinet) will reveal the motor. Motor will be in the center.



The trim has screws under the plugs.



Thanks I located it and fixed the problem....

Combatcoal 06-27-2017 06:53 PM

what was the problem?

bc1002 06-27-2017 07:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Combatcoal (Post 1546936)
what was the problem?



Could not retracted the bedroom slide, I think I overextended it. After retracting a few inches I checked the switch and it closed the rest of the way on its own.

FireSurf 08-15-2017 11:37 AM

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Originally Posted by KY25DS (Post 1546020)
Motor location is generally behind the upper trim (or if cabinets are over the slide then the false back of the cabinet) will reveal the motor. Motor will be in the center.



The trim has screws under the plugs.



For the bedroom was the motor behind false back of cabinets or trim?

leisurelarry 08-15-2017 12:43 PM

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Originally Posted by FireSurf (Post 1594525)
For the bedroom was the motor behind false back of cabinets or trim?



Attachment 148300
The bedroom slide components are located behind this top trim piece. Remove 3 screws under plastic plugs and the trim falls right out.

KY25DS 08-15-2017 07:32 PM

Be sure to check the slides movement in and out. If there is any slipping in the movement then the gearbox is going to fail at some point (may fail anyways...ymmv).

The next thing to look at is if cables are within the tension specification. This is checked both open and closed on the slide. If one side is loose it will open/close but it is going to gove you problems. The guide and videos show how to adjust. Ive had mine for 3 years now and adjusted twice (once by dealer under warranty and once now by myself after replacing both motors gearboxes.). The gear box is designed to be the weakest link so you dont break something hard and expensive to fix.

If anybody does lose just a motor ive got 2 extra that work fine.

FireSurf 08-19-2017 04:16 PM

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Originally Posted by leisurelarry (Post 1594594)
Attachment 148300
The bedroom slide components are located behind this top trim piece. Remove 3 screws under plastic plugs and the trim falls right out.



Found it thanks for the info.


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