Video: Troubleshooting Your Schwintek Slide out

Schwintek Slide Out

Schwintek Slide Out

Sometimes problems can happen.  I know, it’s a shocker.  We want to help you be prepared in the unlikely event that you have a slide out problem while using the Schwintek slide out.  Unlike the traditional slide, there is no crank handle for overriding the controls, so here is a video on some troubleshooting tips by the manufacturer of the slide out, Lippert Components.

How Do I Manually Operate My Slide Out?

manual slide out crank

manual slide out crank

Though we don’t see very many problems with today’s slide outs, occasionally problems can occur.  Situations where you have no power, or your battery is dead for example.

One of the most common questions we are asked is how to manually operate slide outs.  Here is a helpful video I found that covers this question.  Though this happens to be a Lippert slide out, most slide outs operate in approximately the same way.  Make sure you read your owners manual, or talk to your dealer or manufacturer for specifics on your RV.

RV Slide Out Maintenance Video

2013 FOREST RIVER FLAGSTAFF 8528 RLWS

2013 FOREST RIVER FLAGSTAFF 8528 RLWS

Most travel trailers and fifth wheels being produced today have some sort of slide out.  Some are small wardrobe-only slide, and some are the “Super Slides” that run a significant length of the side of the trailer.  In all of these cases, some sort of maintenance will be involved.  Here is a short little video about how to maintain and lubricate your slide system.