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Old 03-09-2013, 07:55 AM   #1
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Living room slide rattling & vibrating

When driving my slide out behind the driver seat is rattling & vibrating like crazy... Annoying! Seems to be most noticeable at top. Not so at the other end. This is a large S/O for living room + dinette. Appears to be closed up tight from an outside view. It is a 2005 Fleetwood Bounder DP. Are there any adjustments or catches that need to engage?? Any thoughts on how to fix?

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Old 03-09-2013, 08:07 AM   #2
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You sure it is the entire slide or just the slide topper. We have had the topper to blow out and vibrate in a quartering wind. Might be the spring needs tightening. Is there a way you can tie the topper off tight and then take a drive and see what the results are. I have never tightened a spring in one, but I'm sure there are technicians at RV shops that can do it with little trouble

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Old 03-09-2013, 08:07 AM   #3
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Mine was doing this after I replaced the carpet and padding that the slide sits on when in. After some research I found that the carpet and padding was thicker then the factory original carpet and padding. I removed the nice plush padding and my problem went away. My slide was hanging out a 1/2" at the top. If you have redone the flooring this may be your problem. The slide can be adjusted if needed.
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