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Old 11-22-2012, 09:08 PM   #1
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External Steps Quit Working While Extended

When I returned from my last trip, my Coach Step external steps quit working while extended. My first stop was iRV2, with a search for threads about external steps and found these threads: Delayed step extension/retraction Electric Entrance Steps, Coach Step Problem, and scs/frigette stair contol module.

With this information, I started testing the steps and narrowed down the issue to either the module or motor. I found the following website for Stromberg Carlson Products, which sells the Coach Step (now made by Lippert Components) parts. Stromberg Carlson - RV Steps & Step Accessories -

The components and prices listed on the site are:
SP-164889 Control box $128.10
SP-1636669 Motor $195.99

So, being a frugal shopper, I searched the internet for prices and found Amazon.com has the lowest prices, with free shipping and no sales taxes.
The prices are:
SP-164889 Control box $112.26
SP-1636669 Motor $143.61
and, if you want to purchase the whole setup:
Stromberg Carlson SP-24-200 24" Tread Electric Double Step $442.79.

So, it looks like I will be ordering some step parts from Amazon.

This is just one of the issues I experienced on this trip! I also had to replace the florescent light above the kitchen sink - ballast fried (replaced the Thin-Lite 742 Fluorescent Light for $48.11 from Amazon.com) and, the most expensive, the East Entrance to the Ohio Turnpike collected my PS mirror - that mistake requires a trip to the body shop to replace the mirror head (Ramco 1750CCHR Series) and some body work, where the arm was ripped out of the fiberglass. But, the trip to West Virginia to watch OU beat WVU was fun and probably worth the issues .
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:20 AM   #2
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Thanks for your hard work Awonderlust have added to QT's #3.
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:53 AM   #3
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As a Mountaineer alumnus, I must say, "Gee, tough break.".

As a Newmar owner, I must say, "Thanks for the post. Very useful".
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