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Old 10-29-2015, 05:04 AM   #1
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Slide and Level-up problem

This just started 10 days ago when we left for Florida. It was the coldest that I've ever closed the slides or raised the jacks. 30deg. F. The slides stopped about 5 times and the jacks timed out. I can here the click of the automatic circuit breaker trip and reset.

I was hoping it would improve when it warmed up, but it has only slightly. Still doing it at 80 deg. We are now in Florida. I think I remember someone here with the same problem some time ago. I'm somewhat electrically challenged and not sure what I'm looking for, although I suspect it's the breaker/relay going bad.

Any help would be appreciated.

Mark

I'm not sure if anyone here is aware that I was deaf. I had a cochlear implant in June. The click I could hear operating the slides I haven't heard in 25 years or more.
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Old 10-29-2015, 02:23 PM   #2
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Mark, we had a similar problem with our '12 RL and upon checking, found that RW had installed the wrong auto-reset breakers. Anybody that had an earlier Montana knows of that problem too, I know we did and that was why I checked the ones on our RW when the slides started stopping.
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Thanks, I thought I remembered something like that. Now I need to find them. This is the first it has happened in 2 1/2 years.

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Old 10-29-2015, 03:16 PM   #4
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Normally once they start, they tend to just get worse.
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This just started 10 days ago when we left for Florida. It was the coldest that I've ever closed the slides or raised the jacks. 30deg. F. The slides stopped about 5 times and the jacks timed out. I can here the click of the automatic circuit breaker trip and reset.

I was hoping it would improve when it warmed up, but it has only slightly. Still doing it at 80 deg. We are now in Florida. I think I remember someone here with the same problem some time ago. I'm somewhat electrically challenged and not sure what I'm looking for, although I suspect it's the breaker/relay going bad.

Any help would be appreciated.

Mark

I'm not sure if anyone here is aware that I was deaf. I had a cochlear implant in June. The click I could hear operating the slides I haven't heard in 25 years or more.
Mark...congratulations on a successful cochlear implant. We take so many things for granted in life. We all are truly blessed to be living in a time with great technology and healthcare providers. Additionally, hope you solve your leveling/slide issue with new breakers! Bob
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Old 10-29-2015, 03:23 PM   #6
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can anyone guide me as to where these automatic reset circuit breakers are located?
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can anyone guide me as to where these automatic reset circuit breakers are located?
I can hear it somewhere behind the slide switches and above the main breaker box. I had the switch panel off but only found wires. I will look in there again. I thought it might be part of the switch but I don't feel it in the switch when it happens.

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Old 10-29-2015, 03:37 PM   #8
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Aren't they on the bulkhead above the batteries?
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On our '12 they we on the back bulkhead of the Battery/Hydraulic Pump area. now on this '16 they're mounted on the rightside in the same compartment. If you follow the large guage Red wire from the Hydraulic Pump it should take you right to those breakers.
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Mark...congratulations on a successful cochlear implant. We take so many things for granted in life. We all are truly blessed to be living in a time with great technology and healthcare providers. Additionally, hope you solve your leveling/slide issue with new breakers! Bob
Thanks, it has been a huge difference. It was turned on in August. I hear things I haven't heard in 30 years. I'm about 90% certain to do the other side in the spring.

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