RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Newmar Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-20-2020, 08:02 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2020
Posts: 13
Slide Alignment / Sealing

I'm looking at my first RV, a Newmar Bay Star Sport. When looking at the extended driver's side slide from the driver's seat, I can see that there's a grey foam that contacts the outside wall at the bottom of the slide, but is over an inch away from the wall at the top of the slide. I expect that this is intended to be a seal/weatherstripping, and it should be contacting all around the slide.

Is this expectation accurate? If so, it seems like the specific unit I'm looking at has two misaligned slides (one of the slides on the passenger side looks the same). If it is misaligned, is that a fundamental manufacturing defect, or is it something that is intended to be adjusted and can be easily corrected by a dealer?

Thanks in advance for any responses. I'm looking forward to becoming a native, welcomed member of this Newmar Owner's forum instead of an impostor wanna-be intruder.
southardrv is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-20-2020, 08:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
R.Wold's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Freightliner Owners Club
Retired Fire Service RVer's
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Rosemary Farm, Northern Ca
Posts: 2,734
They are adjustable but here also might be more wrong with it than an adjustment. I’ve adjusted m Bay Star slide with a side to side misalignment but not too to bottom. I’d probably either have the seller fix it or move on to move that doesn’t have the problem.

For worst case cost perspective, when I bought my Ventana, the dealer paid for a new slide motor/gear-box on one of my small bedroom slides and it was over $1400 just for the parts. Also they waited a few weeks for the parts.
__________________
2016 Ventana 3427
R.Wold is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
alignment, seal, slide



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Slide adjustment BAL accu-slide (cable type) - alignment issue slide shifted forward cb1000rider RV Systems & Appliances 8 08-08-2017 06:36 PM
Top of slide not sealing tagcat Monaco Owner's Forum 5 05-14-2014 04:46 AM
BR Slide not sealing PapaD Monaco Owner's Forum 0 11-08-2011 03:27 PM
Slide Gasket Sealing Don The Ham Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 0 05-21-2011 11:43 AM
Sofa slide not sealing Digger1 Excel Owner's Forum 6 06-03-2009 06:28 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.