RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Monaco 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 07-10-2016, 11:53 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Txice's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Nacogdoches, TX
Posts: 156
Another slide problem

Just got back from a day at the beach. Six actually. Arrived and set up ok. Had fun, time to leave. BR slide comes in fine, LR slide comes in about a foot and the end behind the drivers seat slows and stops while the other end continues for a few more inches and stops in a bind. We extend the slide back out fully and repeat the process three or four times with the same results. Being Sunday, we could not get a service tech to come right away but one was kind enough to help me over the phone.
Long story short, the bolt that secures the tube to the shaft of the motor sheared. I removed the bolt from the other side and went to Ace HW. Found one close to what I had and low and behold it fit. Put the other one back and had DW try to pull the slide in. It worked. At least it pulled the slide in flush on the back side but on the front side (behind drivers seat) where I had to replace the bolt still stuck out about four to six inches. I figured it was good enough to get us home.
Any suggestions other than take to the shop?
__________________

__________________
Mike, Janie and Luke, the border collie
2002 Monaco Diplomat LE M-38PBD
2010 Buick Enclave (toad)
Txice 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 07-11-2016, 12:51 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Skip426's Avatar


 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Powell River, B.C.
Posts: 18,616
Sounds like , when you installed the bolt the shaft was 180 degrees out of sync with the motor and second drive shaft .
If that sounds like it's a possibility , can you remove the bolt and then put the back of the slide out till it squares up and re-install the bolt?

If that doesn't sound like it's possible , could you post pictures of where the bolt is ?
__________________

__________________
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
Skip426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2016, 10:10 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
DennisZ's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Pipe Creek, TX
Posts: 585
This is not an uncommon issue with Monaco coachs. The best fix at this point is to move the slide out slightly until the new bolt is easy to remove and remove the bolt. SLOWLY extend the slide until the front and rear ends are extended out the some distance from the side of the coach and reinstall the bolt. retract the slide and see if both ends contact the coach at the same time. If they do, extend the slide and verify both ends of the slide come out the same distance within about 1/2". If they do, you're done, if not, make small adjustments by removing the bolt and reinstalling it 1/2 turn each time.

While you are there, make sure the teeth on both gear packs are good, no broken teeth, this can cause the bolt to shear.

Dennis
__________________
Dennis & Debbie Z (Retired) F415847
Pipe Creek, TX
2008 HR Endeavor 40PDQ / 2014 Grand Cherokee / 2015 RAM 1500 Toad
DennisZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2016, 10:56 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Txice's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Nacogdoches, TX
Posts: 156
Makes sense

Skip & Dennis, thanks for the help. I think I can do what you suggest and will give it a try. Will let you know how it works out. Mike
__________________
Mike, Janie and Luke, the border collie
2002 Monaco Diplomat LE M-38PBD
2010 Buick Enclave (toad)
Txice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2016, 02:59 PM   #5
src
Senior Member
 
src's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 177
when all done wrapped the bolt with tape to keep them in place if they break and they will
__________________
2006 Endeavor 40 PDQ 400 ISL
src is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-11-2016, 03:03 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Rburian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Naples, Florida & Cape Cod, Ma,
Posts: 546
The replacement bolts should be hardened rated, available at Ace Harware.
__________________

Rburian is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
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
Another slide problem…Airstream campersRus MH-General Discussions & Problems 0 12-26-2014 08:32 AM
One thing leads to another, and another, and another..... MSHappyCampers iRV2.com General Discussion 16 08-21-2013 10:11 AM
Another City another problem hpykmpr47 Monaco Owner's Forum 2 07-04-2013 11:00 AM
Another slide problem JFC Monaco Owner's Forum 0 07-19-2011 06:38 PM
Another trip another problem jk_and_dog Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 2 08-30-2010 09:58 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:31 PM.


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