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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:26 pm 
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I received a reply similar to adwillis when I contacted OR about the switches. The technical service bulletin does not even apply to your unit, but then gave me a part number for them if I wanted to buy them from the dealer. So I don't know if it is because my trailer is out of warranty or my switches are different then the ones that were installed in the later models that my trailer is not part of the TSB.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:27 am 
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Thanks for posting that pic.

As far as the switches, well all switches eventually wear out, so I would say order the new ones even if one is not sure if they need them or not. You could go ahead and install them now, or keep them as spares and wait until there is a problem.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 6:36 am 
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That's the one.

Jerry, more clarifications please.
So this is what they mean by "inside"? And does it apply to all 4 corners, both uppers and lower? Or just the lower corner plates only?

If anyone else has undergone this TSB, and can add to or share more info, kindly advise.

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Only that screw circled goes into the wood floor. Put silicone in it and screw it back in.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:02 pm 
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I ned to call and find out. If it is something I can do myself, id rather not take the camper back up to Richmond. I will call Monday and update. Others have had this done from what I have read. any other answers to exactly what is being sealed on the slides? I know quite a few people on here have had rotted slide floors due to water intrusion. Seems funny to pull the screw when my corner square is sealed across the top as well.

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Regarding the screws that need the sealant added, is there an official tech bulletin on this anywhere? Also, are the recalls listed somewhere on Open Range's site? I couldn't find anything. We were not notified about the slide switch recall and of course our slide motor went out at the worst time due to that. It's at the dealer now getting the switches and slide motor replaced, so I'd like to get them to do the slide screws while it's there, but would like to have an "official bulletin" to tell them what to do, if one exists.

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We have this corner set-up and screw on bedroom slide only....the other slides on our 337RLS have a different corner.

Should I change and add caulk to those screws as well?

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Also, how are we supposed to be notified of recalls? Is the dealer supposed to notify us? Open Range? Are we supposed to find them ourselves?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:34 pm 
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I go around at least once per year and tighten all screws that are visible. Only takes a few minutes.


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Sure glad mine is 1 month out of warranty, I guess the way this reads mine don't need the screw resealed?

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AndreaThomasNC wrote:
Regarding the screws that need the sealant added, is there an official tech bulletin on this anywhere? Also, are the recalls listed somewhere on Open Range's site? I couldn't find anything. We were not notified about the slide switch recall and of course our slide motor went out at the worst time due to that. It's at the dealer now getting the switches and slide motor replaced, so I'd like to get them to do the slide screws while it's there, but would like to have an "official bulletin" to tell them what to do, if one exists.


I would call Open Range and let them know you have it at the dealer. They will call that dealer and have them fixed it as well. It won't hurt to let the dealer know that there is a recall but I'm sure they have the paper work. It takes about 30 min to fix this issue.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:36 am 
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Just got off the phone with Justin. He said my 2012 337 RLS (made in May, 2011) did not need the new switches. He also said to remove the screws add some sealant and screw them back in. In the outside corners of the slides is a square plastic cap that covers the joint of the metal trim (about 3-4" wide) that goes around the slides. The screw is the one on the inside corner (closest to center of the slide). Screw it partway out, put some sealant on it, and screw it back in. If there is still confusion about which screw, you can do as I'm going to do - screw each of them out a bit, put some sealant on them, and screw them back in. This applies to all the slides.

Hope that helps a bit.

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I was notified by email from southern rv.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:20 am 
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Did mine over the weekend. Two of the screws had rust on them, so some moisture had already gotten in there. Hopefully the sealant will prevent any more damage.

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So, I did the sealing myself. The fastener that is circled on an earlier picture, and all of them for that matter, are cut off short and barely extend into the camper. From what I can figure, the water intrusion runs along the threads of the shortened fastener to just inside the wall then runs down to the floor and collects. I think I am going to pull the same fastener on all the other slide corner trim pieces and see what is different. It looks from the outside that they should all be the same, which doesn't make sense to only seal the bedroom slide upper inside fasteners.


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What size tool do you use to remove the screw? I have tried the torx 15 and its to small.

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