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Old 06-22-2013, 02:56 PM   #141
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I sure do like how well the air conditioner system works. With all the insulation, we have been very comfortable on our journey both while on the road and while camped.

In Vegas the weather was 104+ but inside was very comfortable 72 with the air conditioners cycling (aka: not running constant).

My dash air has been performing flawlessly since the fix. Many things to be happy with.
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I'm glad the AC seems to be performing well. However, I'm getting nervous about the full wall slide. I hope Newmar can make it right. I appreciate you posting your concern and video.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:19 PM   #143
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The only time I've noticed the slide move has been when park with the coach twisted. Then after time, as the coach settles, I'll notice the slide has shifted. No noise or anything and not while moving.

I did have to reset the soft limits after our trip to Newmar.

Make sure when doing the settings to make all movements in full. No stopping and starting. All the way out and all the way in.
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Old 06-22-2013, 10:10 PM   #144
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I am glad to know that someone else already has reset the soft limits. Did you have the problem with the one end not extending fully? Did the soft limit reset fix it?
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:36 AM   #145
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I did have to reset the soft limits after our trip to Newmar.
PDR John/redbaron73 - Can one of you post them or point me in the right direction of where I can find the soft limit reset directions so I will have them in my back pocket when and if needed?

redbaron73 ... I will take some pictures of the slide locks today. Mine are usually "off-centered" as well. Another item I have noticed is that when I first put my slide in at the campground, the gaps at the front and back are not even and are even skewed like the pictures you first posted a month ago ... but after I have been traveling a bit, the slide seems to re-center itself and the gaps look even ... but the slide locks are still off-centered a bit. I will try to get some pictures of this as we are hitting the road next Friday for the 4th.

As to the AC ... I "usually/always" run the generator and both roof AC's when traveling and sometimes run the dash AC as well. I am more that willing to burn the extra diesel to keep cool. Been in Florida too long!

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Steve: I have the PDF on my iPhone and cannot attach it on the thread. I have emailed it to you maybe you can get it attached?
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Steve's post of the slide movement is nearly identical to my experience. I am curious about PDR Johns comment about the slide settling once parked. How do you know your coach is in a bind? Do you do anything to "unbind" the coach?
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Steve: I have the PDF on my iPhone and cannot attach it on the thread. I have emailed it to you maybe you can get it attached?
I am posting this on behalf of redbaron73. They are the soft limit reset directions.

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I am posting this on behalf of redbaron73. They are the soft limit reset directions.

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redbaron73 ... I will take some pictures of the slide locks today. Mine are usually "off-centered" as well. Another item I have noticed is that when I first put my slide in at the campground, the gaps at the front and back are not even and are even skewed like the pictures you first posted a month ago ... but after I have been traveling a bit, the slide seems to re-center itself and the gaps look even ... but the slide locks are still off-centered a bit. I will try to get some pictures of this as we are hitting the road next Friday for the 4th.
redbaron73,

Here are some picture of my FWS "fully closed" in a levered & jacks down position. Note the front slide lock is off centered. The back edges of the locking arm and the bearing plate are even. I also attached three (3) shots of the slide gap (bottom/middle/top) at the front side of the side (behind driver). The gap is about 1/2" wider at the top vs. the bottom.

Will take some more shots (just like these) after I have been on the road for a bit and the slide has centered itself. You can then compare it to yours.

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Your slide appears to be moving the opposite extreme as mine. I have never had mine back that far on that side but just as much and more going forward.
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I am glad to know that someone else already has reset the soft limits. Did you have the problem with the one end not extending fully? Did the soft limit reset fix it?
When we were at Newmar and I showed you how far forward our slide was, I wanted them to center the slide. From the day they did that, the back of the slide moved out first (by 3 inches) then the front would move. When the rear hit full open it would stop, the front would continue till it hit the stop limit. When moving in; the front would move first. Always moving crooked, no more dancing.

This caused the slide to keep shifting rear ward till it made contact with the rear wall.

I called Newmar CS and they told me about the soft limits. He then e-mailed instructions. When we did it, the switch by the door stopped working. I called CS and they talked me through another reset. That is how I found out about it having to be all in 1 motion. Full in - full out.


It did fix the problem.

I was able to move the slide forward by moving the rear first, which forced it to recenter.

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Steve's post of the slide movement is nearly identical to my experience. I am curious about PDR Johns comment about the slide settling once parked. How do you know your coach is in a bind? Do you do anything to "unbind" the coach?

When I park at our house, the road slopes 2 different ways. As the coach settles down on the bump stops, it forces a twist. It can be seen on every gap around the coach.

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I try not to leave it there for very long. It depends upon the weather as to where I can park to load it.
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I was able to move the slide forward by moving the rear first, which forced it to recenter.
So if that is the case then I can move front first and recenter it. Thank you for the info. I am going to do this tomorrow before we move on to Yosemite.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:59 PM   #154
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