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Old 08-06-2011, 11:26 AM   #15
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Hi Snoweagle,
Thanks for the advise on clipping off the plastic connections on the slide motor. I did this and now my slide works fine. I can't belive Fleetwood doesn't know about this problem. I had my motorhome to several shops and even called Fleetwood on this issue and they could not get it right. Thank you again.

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Old 08-26-2011, 11:15 AM   #16
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You can also run your generator if your battery are weak,might help bring those slides in.My slides won't work with the motor running.

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Old 08-26-2011, 07:54 PM   #17
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Problem is with the driver side flush floor. When you retract the slide it must ride up to clear the floor inside. It's just a tapered piece on the front of the slide that does the work. These motors are minimal at best, running the genny won't help the engine needs to be running unless the engine batteries are really tip top shape. They came out with a higher torque motor but it's on your dime. If it gets too bad you can take it to a starter rebuilder and see if he can up the torque. I've heard of folks doing that. Good luck.
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Old 08-28-2011, 07:40 AM   #18
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My '03 Excursion does exactly the same thing on the front driver side slide. The PO has already replaced the driver motor, but the problem still exists for me. I did hard wire the the connection at the motor and it helped a lot. I suspect the motor just doesn't have the torque to move the flush floor slide for long.
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Old 09-05-2011, 04:12 AM   #19
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I have a bounder 38N and have the oosite problem. I have to keep bumping the switch to get my slide to go out. Once it gets to a certain point it goes out fine.

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