RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login

Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-03-2019, 04:38 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Northern California
Posts: 107
Slideout(s) Work Intermittently!

I'm camping with a friend who owns a 2004 Adventurer 38R that has a hydraulic bedroom slide and an electric living room slide. When she departed from her destination yesterday, the slides retracted normally. She drove about 3 hours and when she arrived, both slides wouldn't go out. The engine was running and the parking brake was engaged. The dash radio and phone USB port wouldn't work either. She drove to have the two 6 volt house batteries checked by an auto mechanic and they were fine. The slides wouldn't work at his shop. After she drove back to the RV park, the slides went out with no issues. The radio also started to work again along with the phone USB port. I had noticed that there was a lot of corrosion on the battery brackets and they were a little loose when I looked at the battery yesterday.

What could be causing this intermittent problem? Could there be a loose wire/ground that is causing this and where would it be located?
__________________

__________________
2016 Winnebago Vista LX 30T Safe-T-Plus steer, Rear Track bar, Koni FSD shocks, Upgraded anti-sway bars
Thanks for all of the mod ideas!
Lakejumper is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 01-03-2019, 09:13 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Jon_C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Southeast Texas
Posts: 402
sounds like a loose connection hard to say where it would be, but heres how i fixed mine: i was going to put my electric slide out out recently and it moved about 6” then motor shutoff and wouldnt work again. I used a battery charger and was able to drive the motor from the back of the switch so then i knew the motor and slide was good. Then started looking why the switch had no power, the fuse was good. Then I remembered seeing a relay labled slide-out under the hood. I found a loose connection on the relay that was causing the problem was simple to fix. The switch drives the relay which drives the high amp motor. Maybe this will help you with yours.
__________________

__________________
1998 HR Endeavor Cummins ISB 275 / Banks Allison 3060
2008 Jeep Wrangler with M&G air brake with breakaway
2015 Haulmark Edge Race Trailer 4 wheel electric brakes
Jon_C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2019, 09:15 AM   #3
Senior Member
Commercial Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: behind the steering wheel
Posts: 1,489
since its both slides, the problem is a bad connection. start by cleaning those corroded connectors at the battery. corrosion is a major cause of intermittent problems.
clean and tighten both ground and positive cables.
azpete is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2019, 05:33 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 721
Ours is a different model but does hers have a key or on/off master switch for slideouts? A loose wire or faulty switch there could cause the problem and be common for both slides. Maybe a common fuse for slideouts or ground connection a a common power point?

As stated above, start with battery connections.
__________________
2014 Itasca Sunova 33C, 2019 Jeep Cherokee Lattitude Plus toad, Demco tow bar, SMI braking system.
georgelesley is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
slide, slideout



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Horn & Windshield Wiper - Work Intermittently Altonymous Newmar Owner's Forum 3 08-06-2015 09:14 AM
Help - Roof AC shutting down intermittently ctcamper MH-General Discussions & Problems 9 09-14-2009 09:22 AM
Newbie Question- Hot Water Stops intermittently TunaBall 5th Wheel Discussion 11 07-06-2008 02:15 PM
Elec. brakes work intermittently tinkerreknit Travel Trailer Discussion 10 09-12-2007 09:55 AM
P32 Workhorse Shuts Down Intermittently DanF MH-General Discussions & Problems 8 07-24-2006 09:48 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:12 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.