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Old 10-12-2018, 10:20 AM   #1
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Driver slide won’t retract

2007 42 QRP driver slide would not retract at front.
Called Tiffin as soon as I described the failure the tech said “sheer Pin”, he advised it is a 1/4” shank 1 1/2 “ bolt. The motor is under the slide visible from a basement in the center of the slide , there are two sheer bolts, one at the motor and the second above the propane tank easily reachable. Went to the local hardware store came home with a few grade 8 bolts, washers and nuts .
The old pin needed to be driven out but the holes on the drive shafts needed to be lined up by bumping the slide control button, a simple replacement was then performed, slide once again works fine.
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Glad you got the problem solved! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 10-12-2018, 05:53 PM   #3
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Get the correct shear pins. Using a grade 8 bolt is will get you by but there is a reason they put in a shear pin. If the shear pin is softer than the grade 8 bolt next time it needs to "shear" some thing more expensive is going to break or twist.
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