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Old 07-17-2021, 03:24 AM   #1
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Model: 2011 FW Hurricane 33T
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Lippert Slide Motor

We had an issue where the retract switch 'stuck' unbeknownst to us and later there was a awful stench of something in the MH. Turns out the motor stayed energized for a few minutes (or more?) and once found, did not work. When we got home I tried the switch and the slide did move some, but the sound of the motor was not 'normal', so I quickly retracted the slide, and after a couple of attempts, it did seal back up.
So I am asking if anyone has opened up a Klauber L-150 motor before? Removal looks easy, but once I take it out, I am sure the slide would "slide out" on the first turn!!
So until I get a replacement, and they do not look to easy to get, I would like to try and clean it out... So much smell was let out, and sticky goo came out too, I do not hold much hope but will give it a try.

We have two weeks before our next adventure, we can live with the slide in, I just hope the slide does not try to leave the MH while driving if I cannot get the motor back in.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:48 AM   #2
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I have a full wall slide and use slide locks like the ones below when travelng to take the strain off the motors when traveling and taking sharp turns. They also are important if the motors would ever have to be removed to get the slide back in so the slide stays in place while traveling.

https://www.amazon.com/RV-SLIDE-OUT-...6515158&sr=8-2
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