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Old 07-26-2015, 08:10 PM   #1
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Entry Steps Stopped Working.

I have a 2010 Newmar Ventana with a "classic coach" (LCI) step assembly. The assembly stopped working and I would like to operate the steps manually while I check the motor, wiring connections, etc. Does anyone know how I can disconnect the steps from the motor arm,, or does anyone know of a link that shows how to make the steps "manual" (temporarily) ?
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I heard of a guy working on his steps that wouldn't deploy and while he was underneath them working on the wiring they deployed.

I'd suggest turning off all batteries, if you have a battery disconnect switches, and unplugging from shore power.
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In QT's # 3 there is a section on step problems and this link has more info on steps.
Below in my signature are many other links for your coach.
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Thanks for the input. I already have the power disconnected. I'm looking for a way to physically disconnect the motor arm from the steps. Any idea's would be appreciated.
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Hi jth3277,
Are you sure there is power to the motor?
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Steps not worKing

There is power to The plug, and the step light is working. I'm trying to disconnect the motor "arm" from the step assembly so that I can move the steps manually. This will give me access to all of the bolts so that I can remove the whole step assembly and get a good look at the whole unit. However, I haven't been able to disconnect the motor "arm" and I'm looking for info on how to do this.
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