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    31MB Slide Question

    We have a 2021 model.. great rig and weíve been 5,000+ miles with her already. Recently Iíve noticed the slide containing the couch and pantry acting odd when extending/retracting. There is a point about 1/4 heading out (3/4 heading in) when the slide slows to almost a stop. This happens going both ways. This is a schwintek slide.

    Troubleshooting Iíve done so far:
    -happens on battery alone and connected to shore
    -all slide motors are working (at least by sound)
    -slide seems to be properly aligned
    -no debris in the tracks
    -no strange noises
    -we are always level when operating the slides

    Has anyone else had an issue similar to this?

    Thanks!


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    I haven't experienced what your describing but have you tried lubricating the motors? There's a specific way to do it. If you Google it, there's a few videos on this. It might help, or iliminate another possibility.

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    I agree with lubricant to specific areas per manual. It might be the position where it changes position from inside to outside on the rollers.
    Bob and Cheryl, Puka the doodle
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    Also, try cleaning and lubricating the slide seals. They can exert significant drag on the sides of the slide.

    Ken
    2020 Reflection 31MB Fifth Wheel
    2007 Ford F350 diesel

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