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Old 05-19-2016, 11:10 AM   #1
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Loud pop when slide comes in

The top right corner of the living room slide sticks and pops really loud when I bring the slide in. This has been going on for a few months. I found that I could ease or illuminate the pop by bringing the slide in a little then going back out, however, this last time that did not work and the pop was louder than ever and I noticed a small, thin broken piece of metal with teeth that looks like it runs the length of the slide.
Now I'm not sure if I should let the slide out. Help!
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Old 05-19-2016, 11:34 AM   #2
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Do you have a Lippert In-Wall Schwintek System?

Dual motor driven rack.......motors/drive assembly behind 'wiper' seals.

Sounds like gear rack broken and motor spur gear damage

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Old 05-21-2016, 10:39 AM   #3
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1 of my 3 slides cracks/pops when retracting since new, sounds like wood. Lift up carpet, look around molding, check seals, awnings, gear train and rollers. Have another person run controls while you investigate.
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