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Old 07-21-2011, 02:05 PM   #15
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I lock the main salon slide on the front, the others I don't bother with. The reason I lock the one right behind my head is that it rattles unless it's locked
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I don't understand why anyone would not use them. They are there for a reason, and it only takes 1-2 minutes (at most) to lock them.
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Mine are automatic , when they work.
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:04 PM   #18
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We don't have them and recently I wished I did. It turned out we blew a hydraulic hose while on the road and our front slide started to open on its own. Fortunately the system functioned well enough for us to be able to stop a few times and close it. Having a locking mechanism would have been nice.
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:54 PM   #19
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We are all of course, subject to " Murphy's Law " chances are if there is a safety device in your unit It's there because.....! If the unforseen hapens and your not using them ; what re-course would you have ? Sue the PDI guy ? Chances are poor that you could ever find him and if Newmar finds out he is advising owners not to use a safety device...you won't.
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My right front slide locking arms died and wouldn't lock due to a broken wire...I drove like that about 200 miles and had exterior paint scuffing from the slideout moving when under way....they ARE needed in my coach
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Monaco has no information on slide locks for my 2004 Monaco Camelot.I have looked in my manuals they show nothing. Anyone know what was used? I bought this unit last year from private owner he did not know what slide locks where, it was his first RV. I also never had slide outs before. This unit is electric on all 3 slides. Thanks if any one can help.
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reblone,

You might have better results asking on the Monaco site.

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Thanks, I will try that.
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