Question about RVs

1 Answer

How to reroute a cable on a slide out - RVs

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Welcome Back:

    Visited the website for 2 consecutive days.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 14 Answers

The question doesn't have a lot of detail -- model of RV, which slide out if more than one, what kind of cable?

Generally, if it is a power cable, disconnect from shore power and disconnect both the cabin battery(ies) and the engine battery(ies). Find the end of the cable (fuse panel, switch) and disconnect unless there is a junction or connector that is easier to access. Carefully unmount any cable ties or holds/clamps to free the cable. Reroute to your preferred location, clamp in place. Things to consider: is rerouting necessary? Will there be enough slack in the cable to operate when the slide out is extended, or doesn't k*1*n*k, pinch or droop below the chassis when slide out is retracted. Any sharp corners or wear points it will rub against? If replacing with a new cable, is the cable suitable for exterior environments if it is outside/underneath -- and if it is power, is it sufficient gauge for the power running through it?

You can probably see why it's hard to answer your question -- many variables and unknowns. Can't believe k*1*n*k is a naughty word on this forum.

Posted on Oct 20, 2019

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My o7 rockwood signature series ulyra lite double slide does not open or close evenly. how do i fix this


if single ram see if flooring hanging up if cable slide need to adjust cables if schwintek reset board

Aug 14, 2018 | RVs

1 Answer

How to adjust slide cables on a 01 keystone hornet


access behind top trim usually center removes for access cables marked careful if loosening one way must tighten same other way should be done by professional less damage

May 21, 2018 | RVs

1 Answer

Where is ciruit breaker on 2012 sterling 30RL 5th wheel


check under slide cable may be cut and touching frame cut and replace

Feb 19, 2018 | RVs

1 Answer

Slide out on our keystone, alpine 5th wheeler is misaligned and will not retact


if schwintek ( gears on sides ) down under or behind panel control box try resetting button seven times then try if nothing bad motor or cable

Aug 16, 2017 | RVs

1 Answer

Kitchen slide will only go out 7 inches. it stops. it retracts ok but only goes out 7 inches and stops. are the cables suspose to be slack


I can only assume this is an RV you are talking about. No there should not be slack. I would start by finding the manual slide out mechanism. It will be a hand crank type or unit. Manually slide the kitchen unit out and then try to slide it back in with the button. That will either bring it all the way back in or you can see that the motor is bad or the limits are off.

Apr 19, 2016 | RVs

1 Answer

Threaded end on two cables snapped on slide out where can I get replacements


I would suspect that only thru a dealer or the manufacturer .

Feb 08, 2016 | Keystone 2013 Bullet 204RBS

1 Answer

How to adjust 2010 montana high country slideout


Is this the system with the cables on the side? If so, they should, via a system of pulleys, be routed to the top of the slide on the inside of the coach. There you will see a few adjustment points. Before you do that, have you lubed the slide seals? If not, use 100% silicone spray and lube the seals good. The seals can get tacky and grab the slide making it jump when in motion. You will also want to mark the adjustment bolt before making any adjustments just incase you need to go back to the original setting.

Jul 21, 2014 | Keystone 2011 Montana High Country 323RL

1 Answer

How can i fix a speedometer cable on a 1977 dodge brouham


Replace it. The cable housing will run from the dash cluster to the side of the transmission. A lot of times you can disconnect it at either location and pull the old cable out and slide the new one in. I would apply some graphite to the new cable as you slide it in to lubricate it.

Jul 07, 2014 | RVs

4 Answers

Heat ducting to the main bedroom


You can use flexible insulated duct work to route it anywhere you would like. Most manufacturers also make elbows, tees etc and can be connected with zip ties.

Jun 11, 2013 | Palomino 2013 Sabre 32 BHOK

3 Answers

2011 fourwinds travel trailer wiring


The slides and power awning use inline circuit breakers due to the higher amp draw. These circuit breakers are typically located near the front of the unit. Sometimes in the storage compartment, on the inside of the tongue, behind the front cross member... Follow the positive battery cable back until you fond a series of rectangle boxes (small with a wire connected to each end). Some of these circuit breakers are automatic reset, others have a small black button on the side that will need to be pushed back in. You may also need to ensure that all of the terminal nuts are tight.

May 16, 2013 | Dutchmen 2011 Fourwinds 311BHDS

Not finding what you are looking for?
RVs Logo

Related Topics:

55 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RVs Experts

john h

Level 3 Expert

22486 Answers

pawnpower

Level 3 Expert

851 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85219 Answers

Are you a RVs Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...