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Old 01-17-2012, 12:55 PM   #1
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Slid help

I have a 2000 Travel Supreme with three slides. My problem is when I wont to open the slides the controllers just buzz and sometimes they open but mostly they buzz. I have two new optima batteries, my charger monitor says my batteries are charged and I checked them with a meter. I have had the trailer plugged into 50 amp and it still will not open. Any ideas would greatly be appreciated.

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Old 01-17-2012, 02:55 PM   #2
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You might try bypassing the switch and checking the ground wire on the controller? Don't know for sure just a place to start.

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Old 01-18-2012, 11:05 PM   #3
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slide problems

You might want to make sure the sides are lubicated and are not out of alinement. If these are ok check voltage for the slide motors. A poor electrical connection to power units and/or to grounded connections.
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PS The rubber seals sometime bind and need lubed with 303 spray.
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If you can afford to own a Travel Supreme, you can afford to have an RV shop diagnose and fix any problems.

But seriously, your problem is probably wiring. Check all the the wiring connections, looking for a loose wire, probably a ground wire.

And be sure the slides rails have been lubed with slide lube.

If your voltage check shows no problems with the electric power at the motor(s) when they are buzzing, and the slide rails are lubed generously, then I'd use the manual crank and slide each room a few inches out, feeling for a bind. If you feel (or see) a bind, then figure out the cause of the bind. Maybe carpet is torn and binding the slide room floor to the trailer floor. Or maybe someone allowed a rag or dog chew toy to get between the floor of the slide room and the trailer.
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