omnistep trouble

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  1. marriott958

    marriott958 Read Only Funster

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    I have a swift with a single slide out omnistep. just lately it seems to really struggle to go in and out, The battery is ok does anyone have any other ideas:Rofl1:
     
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    try greasing the joints and mechanism, or at the very least de-rusting it.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    also check the electrical connections for corrosion.

    If corroded, cut off and make new ends, reconnect and coat with petroleum jelly or similar.
     
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    i agree with wildman, a good clean-up and grease where needed will sort it.

    the motor isnt really very powerful and corrosion will really make it work hard ans slow.
     
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    I have had 2 step switches fail on my Swift in 4 years, if it turns out to be the switch don't buy one from a caravan dealer, they are much cheaper from a general car shop, I have seen the same switch sold as a window switch and the price difference was £0.60 to £5.40.

    Doug...
     
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