I checked the coach fuses and found they were ok. They also are all 15 amp except the 5 amp for the gas detector. I think 2007 is the year that kwikee changed the control module.
I called my Thor dealer. The technical felt the issue was the door switch because it self activated. He had me cut the wires to see if an open signal and then connect the wires to see if the step would respond. It did not. I was working in freezing rain and snow for short periods of time. My wife had a spell and spent a few days in the hospital and was not supposed to be left alone. Running out of time and ideas, I took the coach back to my THor dealer.
They found the fuse blown. THey blew a new fuse. THey installed a slow blow and smoke rolled out of the step. The control module had melted. They told me I needed to replace the entire step. They said parts to repair a kwikee step were taken off the market by the new owner, Lippert Components.
I am not sure this is true. I found a supplier in elkhart, RV Parts Nation selling a complete Kwikee electric step for $345.
Because I was out of time and our trip was a week away, I told the dealer to get the steps. I waited and waited for them to get a set of steps out of the THOR system. Finally they got the steps and quickly installed them.
Our trip was put back by one day. We lost a little in reserve fees but what is done is done.
My bill was $600 plus tax for the steps and around just under $200 for the labor. Ouch.
Given time, I would have tried getting a new module to see if that was all that it needed. In fact, a module and motor would have been a bargain compared to my bill.
I wanted to note that the blown fuse was located on the chassis in the engine compartment. I had been told by one of you that the steps are fed by the chassis and I laid on my back with my rear on the engine cover and my head beside the brake pedal trying to check the 756 fuses in the fuse block by my feet. There really are not that many. However I could not get my eyes to focus on them and my fingers would not work on the mini fuses. Once I decided I was running out of breath I spent the next few minutes trying to get out of the position. Go ahead and laugh but it is not funny.
So, what happened to my steps. The steps were out for weeks and retracted on their own and blew a fuse. Seeing no corrosion any where I suspect the module gave out and ordered the motor to retract and blew the fuse.