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Old 07-06-2009, 06:20 AM   #1
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Electric steps

My 1994 Kwikee Electric Steps don't extend, intermittent and getting worse. I hear a click from below when I open or close the door. Must be a common problem I hope

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Old 07-06-2009, 06:35 AM   #2
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Try pecking on the motor, sounds like it is stuck.

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Old 07-06-2009, 10:26 AM   #3
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I agree with Dadeaux... Take a soft hammer (or even a hard one) and crawl under, KEEP CLEAR OF THE STEPS, Tap, firmly (do not shatter) the motor then have your partner open the door KEEP CLEAR OF THE STEPS.. I've had to do this 2 or 3 times.

I finally re-indexed the motor... What, you ask, is indexing?

The motor stops at exactly the same spot every time you close the door (Also the same, but likely different, spot when you open) and sometimes this is exactly the WRONG spot for the motor.. I opened the transmission, and re-positioned a gear, then re-assembled.. NOTE: there are small parts that tend to fall out when you open so be very careful (just a washer or gear)

I have not had a problem since.. OF course I keep things crossed
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Old 07-06-2009, 04:40 PM   #4
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Mine has done that a couple of times. Underneath you can see three bolts around a round-shaped housing. I have learned if I loosten and then re-tighten these three, my problem usually is resolved. Good luck, HarveyP
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