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Old 05-09-2014, 07:26 AM   #1
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Kwikee Steps fixed

I have had an intermittent problem since I bought the MH. Sometimes they work sometime they don't. Since there are 3 grounds required to make them work, Door Switch/Control Box/Motor, I have been focusing on them. Finally isolated to the door switch circuit. I could test it with a magnet and check the switch, then still not work. :bang head:

When I replaced the switch I found the wires had been smashed by the door frame, perhaps at manufacture. Frame would flex with a bit of moisture and they would short to ground or open completely, tsk. New switch, new routing and the stairs work.

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I have had an intermittent problem since I bought the MH. Sometimes they work sometime they don't. Since there are 3 grounds required to make them work, Door Switch/Control Box/Motor, I have been focusing on them. Finally isolated to the door switch circuit. I could test it with a magnet and check the switch, then still not work. :bang head:

When I replaced the switch I found the wires had been smashed by the door frame, perhaps at manufacture. Frame would flex with a bit of moisture and they would short to ground or open completely, tsk. New switch, new routing and the stairs work.

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Doncha just love stuff like that
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Exactly, about drove me crazy.
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