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Old 05-02-2021, 02:37 PM   #1
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I was wondering if someone can fill me in on the location of the slide out motor manual crank to manually crank the slide out in if I ever have a motor failure. I have a 2014 215wsk. Haven't had any problems yet but you know it will probably happen when I'm out in the boonies!

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Old 05-04-2021, 07:11 AM   #2
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I've never heard of such an item as videos I've seen, the electric drive motor is disconnected and the slide is then manually pushed in.
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Old 05-08-2021, 10:03 AM   #3
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When you say disconected you mean the 12 volt power to the motor ?
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When you say disconected you mean the 12 volt power to the motor ?
No - I mean the motor is disconnected from the slide as the electric motor is moved away from the slide mechanism....at least in the Schwintek system Cruiser uses.

View the following link:

https://www.granddesignrv.com/sites/...ting-Guide.pdf

and here is a video:

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Hi Everyone,
I was wondering if someone can fill me in on the location of the slide out motor manual crank to manually crank the slide out in if I ever have a motor failure. I have a 2014 215wsk. Haven't had any problems yet but you know it will probably happen when I'm out in the boonies!

Thanks
Eagle is correct and that video is a good one. There is no manual override or crank option. In my opinion this is a manufacturer oversight and does cause me some anxiety every time we use it. I canít help but think...Ēhope this comes in we itís time to leaveĒ.

Itís good to familiarize yourself with how to remove the motors and also have a way to secure the slide out closed (motors lock it up in normal operation).

Everything mechanical eventually fails ... Itís not a matter of Ďifí, it a question of Ďwhení. Know your equipment and have the necessary tools.
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No - I mean the motor is disconnected from the slide as the electric motor is moved away from the slide mechanism....at least in the Schwintek system Cruiser uses.

View the following link:

https://www.granddesignrv.com/sites/...ting-Guide.pdf

and here is a video:

Great info its exactly what i wanted to know plus the next video explains how to lubricate the slide thanks again
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The manual crank for the slideout is located where most trailer overrides are are located. In your wallet.
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