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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:04 am 
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In your case I think I would go ahead and take it to the dealer to get everything adjusted correctly. Better safe than sorry. Would hate for you to do all that work then ruin your new gear box or even worse ruin your slideout some how.
Good luck sir.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:25 am 
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cwkurnas wrote:

I have to readjust the cables. The bottom-out cables appear to have a lot more tension than the bottom-in cables, thus those tensioners and cables are cattywampus. Not a pretty installation.



Go check out YouTube for some guidance. There are no less than 6 videos explaining how the slides work and how to replace and adjust the tensions. Worth looking at before doing the deep dive. As it has been said "Measure Twice, Cut Once" Good luck.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:43 pm 
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Gearbox replaced and cables adjusted. Thanks to all for advice and guidance. Three links were the bombs; Accu-Slide service manual, Gonefishing's video, and the "cable adjustment in under 7 minutes" on YouTube.

My gearbox failed due to insufficient bushings for the gear axles and weak upper casting buckled. Not impressed with the lackadaisical installation from the factory. This is the 21st century, shouldn't a simple transmission survive more than two years before self destructing?


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:54 pm 
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Ditto on what everyone else said!!! Thank you so very much. My husband just contacted Genuine in TX. They are sending the gearbox (x 2) by 2 day shipping. Very nice folks to do business with. We have been waiting for this day to come, and it did just in time....., broke this morning. So very thankful to have your video. Otherwise looking at quite a bill from the dealer. We are leaving in a few weeks for 2.5 months. Buying two of them, as it is just as you say...a matter of time. Since we have our route and reservations all planned out, we would hate to be hung up someplace.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:58 pm 
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I'm glad this could help you. Good luck and safe travels.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:32 pm 
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great video, gonefishing51077 i'll keep that video, in my saved links, and probably use it when time will come to replace . thank you for that help

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Nice work on the video. Although I have replaced both big slideout gearboxes, I have yet (fingers crossed) had to do the bedroom slide. I have never removed the trim, just crawled on top of the slides. Excellent job on explaining the removal of the trim. Makes one less unknown for me if and when it happens.

My cable system is totally different than yours also. Didn't know there were different setups.

Nice work.

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What you see in that video is the Double Back System used on full extension, but short width slide outs like you find in the bunk room!

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Interesting!

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:52 am 
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At some point I know i'll need this, Thank you!

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