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Old 10-29-2017, 01:13 AM   #1
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Slide is jumping

As i was pulling into my driveway I misjudged the drainage pipe and got iver into the ditch, I backed up to get off of the gate post but bent the bumper and now my slide jumps as it goes in. What could be wrong? There is a weather strip under neath that is ripped. It looks like the room needs to adjusted up in the opening.
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Old 10-29-2017, 02:12 AM   #2
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As i was pulling into my driveway I misjudged the drainage pipe and got iver into the ditch, I backed up to get off of the gate post but bent the bumper and now my slide jumps as it goes in. What could be wrong? There is a weather strip under neath that is ripped. It looks like the room needs to adjusted up in the opening.
The video doesn't work for me. Maybe just a photo or three would be better, there where you mention the adjustment.
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Old 10-29-2017, 11:13 AM   #3
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There was another post earlier this month on this. I think slide lubricant (careful of the product you use; make sure it is for this purpose) may have resolved it. Not sure. Sorry about the damage.
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Old 10-29-2017, 01:44 PM   #4
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I had the same issue. Don't run the slide out too much since there is a "slide bar" that will be severely damaged. The bottom gasket will need to be replaced and the slide bar is just inside of that (nylon bar the the slide rests on). Do you have insurance. Mine ran around 3000.00 to get fixed and was in the shop several times. You may be able to get the slide adjusted and cure the jumping but on mine, the cables had to be replaced and also the slide gasket at the bottom had to be replaced also. LUBE is NOT the answer.

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Old 10-29-2017, 04:57 PM   #5
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franktafl is probably right as he has first hand experience, although I'm pretty sure slide lubricant on the seals helped someone on this forum with their slides jumping recently. Either way, nothing to lose by trying a $13 can of lubricant, although gear up for what franktafl has indicated.
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Old 10-29-2017, 05:05 PM   #6
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here's one thread

Slides stutter after lubrication of slide gaskets
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