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Old 02-13-2018, 02:26 AM   #1
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Help slider stopped sliding midway. Wonít move

This is our virgin trip. Iím so demoralized. We north of Lost Coast in Trinidad, Ca. Our 5 day. Hooped, pressed slider..it went about 2/3 out and stopped. We tried better leveling but it wasnít off by much. Check all sides & fuses. Then made about 5 phonecalls. [we have to walk a few hundred feet to get reception]. The assistance numbers closed east coast time. Looked up manual but wasnít useful. Any thoughts?? Please. Now we wait til AM to call any tech/insurance etc people. Seems like a simple issue. Thanks Jan
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:04 AM   #2
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This is our virgin trip. Iím so demoralized. We north of Lost Coast in Trinidad, Ca. Our 5 day. Hooped, pressed slider..it went about 2/3 out and stopped. We tried better leveling but it wasnít off by much. Check all sides & fuses. Then made about 5 phonecalls. [we have to walk a few hundred feet to get reception]. The assistance numbers closed east coast time. Looked up manual but wasnít useful. Any thoughts?? Please. Now we wait til AM to call any tech/insurance etc people. Seems like a simple issue. Thanks Jan


I donít know what type of RV you have. My unit is a class c in the outside under the slide there is a storage compartments on the side wall there should be a panel with four screws behind that panel there is a small white board it may have some lights green or red and yellow on the board it has some writing and tells you how to reset the board by pushing a small rest tab you may need a tip of a pen. Sure wish this can help you, I know the feeling good luck
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Old 02-13-2018, 12:51 PM   #3
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I donít know what type of RV you have. My unit is a class c in the outside under the slide there is a storage compartments on the side wall there should be a panel with four screws behind that panel there is a small white board it may have some lights green or red and yellow on the board it has some writing and tells you how to reset the board by pushing a small rest tab you may need a tip of a pen. Sure wish this can help you, I know the feeling good luck


Thank you for your comments. Also the slides donít work if the RV engine is on, itís a safety feature.
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Old 02-15-2018, 03:22 PM   #4
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Lippert has several videos on troubleshooting the Schwintech slide system. This may help you get the slide retracted.

This video has more detail..
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Old 02-15-2018, 05:27 PM   #5
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Lippert has several videos on troubleshooting the Schwintech slide system. This may help you get the slide retracted.



This video has more detail..


Thatís a real good video, it should be part of the training when purchasing a new RV. Having the information and sharing it on this forum will help and avoid the Panic in time of need
Thank you Hooligan2
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They need to redo that second video in something better than 240p.
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