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Old 05-06-2015, 11:16 AM   #1
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Uneven slideout

My wife and I have a 1999 adventurer 35C that we've had about a year. This year when I was using it for the second time out I noticed that the upper right corner of the seal for my living room slide out was all chewed up and had to be replaced.
It was when I pulled off the seal that is when I noticed that the slide out was leaning hard against the top of the seal. Trying to figure out what was causing it I raised the back two leveling jacks and as i raised it higher the slide out started to straighten out. I have looked under everywhere to see if the frame was cracked but couldn't find anything. Before I spend thousands at the dealer I'm hoping that someone else has seen this problem. Thanks
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Old 05-06-2015, 10:26 PM   #2
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Hope your problem is curable with adjustments.
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When you say raised the jacks; you actually raised to coach or lowered it? You should try resetting the leveling set point. What leveling system do you have? HWH? Check the actual level of the coach after it has leveled and give us the answers.
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Old 06-15-2015, 05:47 PM   #4
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I am also interested in this topic. I have a 1997 Fleetwood Bounder. A gear in the Powergear lift system failed and stopped me from being able to use the slideout. Last week I drove the rig to put on 6 new tires and the slide shifted. I did not notice the shift. Then it rained for 4 days and the unit received quite a bit of water inside in the living room area. The lift pump is $1400 to replace. I need to know if I can bypass the lift system to jump the slideout so I can get to the wet subfloor to repair.
Any information?
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I don't know much, but hearing about a motor R&R costing $1400 sends me spinning. Can anybody tell whether this is a DIY job?

Secondly, why does rain get into your coach? Do your slides have toppers?
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"don6504"......most slides have several adjustments that allow you move the slide around in the opening.

For example, on my previous coach there was a screw adjustment under the slide floor at both ends on the inside. By turning the screw, it would lift the upper edge up and out, taking the pressure of the closed outer edge off of the coach. On the outside there were adjusters to lift the slide higher or let it come out farther or restrict it.

It's a puzzle and if you're a DIY type of guy you can sometimes you can sit down and make slight adjustments and see how they affect the slide.


You're issue sounds like you need to make an adjustment to tip the upper part of the slide out.
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