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Old 11-04-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Got ours back from the shop on Thursday. The modification made to the slide seems to have worked. Relocating the rollers to under the bed makes it go out and in smoother - no dragging on the floor like it originally did. Relocating the controller will help in the future too - if troubleshooting or adjustments are needed.

The SCHWINTEK IN-WALL SLIDE system was completely replaced - they were going to replace pieces but I pushed to have the whole unit replaced. There had been extensive damage to the front gear rails, drive gears.

If the crossroads forum opens again I'll post an update there too.

We had water damage too so they had to replace the slide fiberglass - both sides and the bottom. The slide was not sealed correctly at the factory.

The build date on the unit was 8/17/2011. Not sure when CrossRoads discovered the design error and started making the units with the rollers under the bed and the controller located in the storage compartment next to the Intillijack controller.

The only problem was we missed the fall camping season because it was in the shop from 9/10 to 11/1.

Just winterized it yesterday. Hopefully next years camping season goes better - planning a trip to Myrtle Beach in the spring and Yellowstone and Glacier in the summer.
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:44 PM   #2
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Glad you got it back. Let's hope this is the end of your issues.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:29 PM   #3
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Question Mod on 13

I just picked up my Patriot cf335ss last week. Have not had a chance to check out the bed slide. Do you think my 13 has the mod done to it. Temp here is low 30's and I haven't had a chance to check out the rv completely beside winterizing it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:48 PM   #4
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I think those made after 12/11 had the mod. Quick way to check:
1. Where is the bed slide controller located - front compartment next to the intellijack controller - part of the mod
2. With the slide out if you see only 2 rollers - another part of the mod.
3. with the slide out you may be able to lift the end of the bed and fell the rollers - may take you a while to find them.
4. With the slide part of the way out you will be able to feel the 2 rollers under the head board end of the bed.

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Old 11-06-2012, 10:44 PM   #5
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Our 5ver was built 8/31/12 and has the controller in the bay next to insta-jacks and has 4 rollers when the b/slide is out. So far seems to be working!!! Harleyb
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:18 PM   #6
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harleyb thanks for the info.

Interesting - the mod removed 3 of the 5 rollers on ours and moved them to the inside of the trailer. Now that the mod has been done I would have thought that they would have gone to 3 rollers on the outside. Guess time will tell if the modification is the "fix". The bed does go in much smoother than it did before the modification and the front motor do not seem to be "overloaded" like it was before the modification.

exterior before the mod. The places marked THIS AREA is where the fiberglass was cracking on the outside of the slide (pressure point when the slide was in).
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