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Old 06-29-2015, 12:08 PM   #1
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Slide Gap....manually adjust?

I noticed that the forward lower portion has a gap unlike the rest of the slide. My owners manually talks about ratcheting the slide in/out manually if motors fail. I have two motors(fwd and aft), each with a ratcheting jack screw. Can I adjust the jack screw as required? But not to much to where when full out would not be sealed/flush with interior.

Pics are of the front and rear of the slide. Pretty signifant difference. The gap does taper closed as it goes up the slide.
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Old 06-29-2015, 12:43 PM   #2
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Really hard to tell from the pictures but most slides are adjustable.

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Old 07-02-2015, 04:01 AM   #3
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Mine is like that and has been since I bought it new.

I notice it starightens out once it opensall the way.
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Old 07-02-2015, 12:55 PM   #4
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If your slide system is electric, they work with stepper motors. All that needs to be done is to re-calibrate the motor's positions, manually.

Find the motor controller. Disable the automatic function. Manually operate the stepper motor into the right position. Reset and re calibrate the open and closed positions.

Without getting into the specifics of different brands and models, those are essentially the steps required. You just need to find the instructions for your stepper motor controller.
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