Sticky Step.

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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Went out to refuel the gas today since coming back from Spain,, and noticed the auto step did not retract completely.. :Sad:

    Got home and opened and closed the door a couple of times but still would not go right in (Sticks out a few inches)... Closed the door with a little preasure from my foot and it goes in, but only with a little help..

    Thing I have noticed is there is loads of salt crystals from the roads coming up through france and the UK. I did hose off..

    Any pointers please?
     
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    Hi Mo,strip down, clean and grease :thumb:
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    Cheers Terry,, is that just the metal bits of the step or the electric motor or whatever is is.. :thumb:
     
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    Hi Mo they pick up all the muck from front wheel, as terry says good clean and I use spray grease

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    Any thing that moves :thumb:
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    PS watch the door isn't opened or closed while working, fingers come off too easily :Eeek:
     
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    Hi Mo

    Could also be low voltage, so check the 12v supply connection. Mine was doing that but it was due an almost flat engine battery while parked up in Spain.

    jim
     
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    Blimey in this weather !:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

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    :Cool: No need to STRIP it down old-mo. Just a general application of (LOADS) Oil, WD40, gentle (BIG) persistent hitting with an hammer and in/out opereration of the door with gentle kicking action with the foot. Usually works for me. :thumb::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I take it you have never attempted a cross channel swim then Peter :Rofl1::Rofl1:
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    No way, why swim when you have a boat! Thats like sleeping in a tent when you have a MH!

    Peter
     

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