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Old 06-22-2013, 09:58 PM   #1
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Can't find the manual slide out brake

I have a 2000 Fleetwood bounder motorhome. The inverter/controller has been malfunctioning, and the parts are on order. However, I am still living in my bounder until the parts arrive.

None of the 12 volt devices are working, including the slide out motor. I saw a metal panel behind the coach batteries that states I can manually release the slide out brake to push the slide out in so my motorhome can be moved to dump the tanks, etc. I took this metal panel off, but I could not see any sort of manual brake. What should I be looking for, or am I not even looking in the right place?
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Old 06-22-2013, 10:48 PM   #2
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Are they Power Gear electric. If so, the brake is on the motor itself.
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Welcome to irv2.

Here's the manual. Good luck.

http://support.powergearus.com/techdocs/82-S0140-00.pdf

FW may also be able to help you locate the motor 800-322-8216
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Why not plug in an external charger to keep the batteries charged, this should then allow the DC items to work
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If you can't figure it out, email Power Gear.
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