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Old 07-18-2011, 07:05 PM   #1
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slideout problems

Help. I just put a new battery in my 2001 fleetwood and have no power to the slideout, but lights and everything else seem to work fine. I have checked fuses and everything else that i could find. What am i missi
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Have you tried sliding out with the AC power connected? Other than that I would check the connections to the motor? Does the motor make any noise when the switch is engaged?
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:57 PM   #3
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I think 12V power to the slides comes directly from the house batteries, mine does. The positive cable goes to a circuit breaker, then on towards the slide motors. This circuit breaker should have a tiny re-set button on one side/end. Usually it is hidden by something. I had to use a flashlight and mechanics mirror to find its location.
If that is not the problem, I suggest using a 12V test probe, beginning at the battery and working along the wiring untill you find the dead spot.
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I had the smae problem and I had a broken wire at the motor. I would get an ohm meter and do some searching starting at the motor.
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