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Old 04-20-2015, 09:40 PM   #1
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36RL Slide Out Adjustment

We've had our 36RL for three years and have had pretty good luck with the hydrolic slides but the electric bedroom slide mechanism had some issues a few months ago. One of the motorized side pieces was replaced and now the outside support rollers underneath the slide floor are no longer rolling when the slide moves in or out. It appears that the slide is just moving over the rollers which is beginning to cut into that black plastic coating on the slides underside. We have a King bed and a washer and dryer that ride in that slide. I have also noticed when the slide moves out the rollers under the foot of the bed are dragging on the carpet and could cause it to wear over time.
Is there a way to adjust the height on that slide system so some of the weight is better distributed? Does anyone have experience with this problem?
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:44 AM   #2
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Redwood makes a kit that contains thin metal plates that are about 5" wide & 30" long and about 1/16" thick.

You install a plate on the bottom of the slide above each roller so the rollers contact the metal strips instead of the black plastic coating of the slide floor. They are held in place with flat head screws.

Call service & describe this kit to them.
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Old 04-21-2015, 02:07 AM   #3
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Can't help with an adjustment, but my rollers also drag & have added the metal strips mentioned above. If you find a solution please post it as I'd like to make the same adjustment.
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Old 06-11-2020, 10:38 PM   #4
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Slide Issues-gouging bottom underside of black plastic

Whats the kit called with the 5x30 metal stripes called and where can you buy
I have a 2014 Redwood 36RL and the kitchen slide must have a roller embedded in floor just left of pantry as making mark in Carpet and gouging under side of slide approx 5 in width
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Old 06-11-2020, 11:40 PM   #5
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Don't believe there are any rollers under the kitchen slide nor the livingroom slide, we had a 2012 36RL. Sounds more like something got wedged under there.
On our current 2016 39MB the floor in the kitchen actually slopes slightly downward near the open slide, leaving a dangerous area for things to get trapped under the slide.
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Bedroom Slide Issue

2012 36RL Purchased 2 years ago, shortly after purchase noticed Aft Lower corner of bedroom slide separating from coach when closing. 3 months wait to get in recommended repair shop. They rescued the slide to the coach, but did not address cause. Found bedroom door jam dragging the floor last 6 inches of travel when retracting. My temporary fix was removing Washer and Dryer from slide. With weight gone slide operates normal. Read on another forum that a schwintek slide might not be the best choice when weight is involved.

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