Originally Posted by brobox
There should be a sheet metal panel up on the ceiling in the basement covering the slide motor. Follow the square channel iron with the holes in it on the bottom of the slide, that leads to the slide motor gears.
Chuck, I think the slide they are talking about is the step slide inside the front door. If that is the case, I don't think you can get to that via the basement.
For the OP, I've seen it discussed on here how to get into that area, but I haven't done it my self.