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Old 08-28-2010, 05:49 PM   #1
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slideout problems

I have a aerolite cub with a slide out. The slideout is not working. We didn't get a manual. Does the slideout work on electricity or the battery? We bought a new battery but it still didn't work. Do we have to charge the battery first before it will work.
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Welcome to iRV2. Most of the RV slides work from 12 volt DC ( VDC) power. Most new batteries are charge enough to work the slide when you buy them. Do you have a volt meter and know how to read the battery voltage? It should be over 12 volts and maybe as high as 13.8 while hooked to the 120 volt AC (VAC) power.

If you have power at the battery, you need to start tracking down how far you have 12 volt power. Check the fuses as the slides are on a separate 12 volt fuse. Can you hear a motor running? If the motor is running, you have a broken shear pin or a stripped gear.

Let us know what you find.

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What year is your Cub? The slide will work with 12 volts if not hooked up to "shore power" (120V). For ours it sounds the same and goes in and out at the same speed in either power mode.....
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When you are plugged into shore power your converter will supply the 12volts even if your battery is dead.
Follow what Ken said for chasing the problem.
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Thank you all for replying! I did not go to the cabin this weekend. But no I could not hear a motor running. When I push the button I hear nothing. The weekend before it did the samething when we got there, but the next morning it worked. The only thing is when I had the radio on I could here interference when I pushed the button. It is a 2003. We bought it used last summer. We are also having leaking problems on the front expandable. We can't get it closed tight enough and the guy that we bought it from said that he put new seals in but they aren't the same as the ones in the back.
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Hello, welcome to the club! This might be just what you are seeking: Aero-Rv.com - Aerolite Ultra Lite RV Travel Trailer and Expandable Hybrid Campers
Here you may download the service manuals for everything Aerolite.
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I would first plug the camper in to charge the battery and make sure the slide motors are not broken. If the slide still does not work then check any breakers the unit may have. Check online and see if the motors have any separate fuses which may have gone bad.
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