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Old 05-14-2021, 08:21 PM   #1
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Help! Canít find manual override on 2015 Greyhawk

Hi all! New RV owners here. We managed to blow a fuse and lose all power to our coach, and the fuse box is at the foot of the bed, and the slide is in so itís smashed against the fuse box at the foot of the bed so we canít access it (awesome design, lol).
We are trying to manually open the slide, but canít find ANYWHERE how to find/access the motor for the slide. The 2015 Greyhawk manual says to ďaccess the motorĒ but doesnít tell you where or how.
Supposed to venture out on our first trip ever this Sunday, now we are kind of dead in the water! Any suggestions?
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Old 05-14-2021, 08:33 PM   #2
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Hi all! New RV owners here. We managed to blow a fuse and lose all power to our coach, and the fuse box is at the foot of the bed, and the slide is in so itís smashed against the fuse box at the foot of the bed so we canít access it (awesome design, lol).
We are trying to manually open the slide, but canít find ANYWHERE how to find/access the motor for the slide. The 2015 Greyhawk manual says to ďaccess the motorĒ but doesnít tell you where or how.
Supposed to venture out on our first trip ever this Sunday, now we are kind of dead in the water! Any suggestions?
I'm not certain what slideout system may have been used in your unit. So first tell us whether you have the "gear tracks" on outside walls of your slide.

If not, the mechanism is likely under the bed. In that case you may have to remove the mattress and bedding, then remove all the screws in the hinge(s) near the head of the bed that allows the bed to be raised. Then remove the bed platform itself. After that you have access to the slideout motor. It has a brake handle on the motor. You turn it to disengage the brake then you can use a socket and ratchet (possibly a drill if it is powerful enough) to manually crank the slide out enough to access the fuses.

If you recall does it look anything like this under your bed?

Then if your
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Old 05-14-2021, 08:34 PM   #3
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That is a real bummer. Being your leaving on Sunday, I am sure one of our experts can help! I do not have a Greyhawk, so I cannot be to much help on locating the slide motor.

A few questions to help ensure it is the main 30 amp fuse in the fuse box.

How long has your MH been sitting without being connected to shore power? There are a lot of parasite power drains that can drain a battery within a few weeks of just sitting there. Maybe you have a dead (depleted) battery.

Is the main battery disconnect switch turned off? I believe it is located near the door on your MH. Flip it back and forth, make sure it is on.

Are you connected to shore power? If not, can you connect or can you start the generator? Will it provide power to open the slide? Your AC power supply will power the converter to provide 12V DC power if the main fuse is not blown. There is a button you can press to close a relay that will allow the chassis battery to start the generator if your coach battery is dead.

Have you started the MH, and verified the chassis power is not providing any 12v power to the coach?

Have you physically checked the battery location in the step. There should be in inline fuse at the batteries positive terminal. Is it good? Best to use a multimeter to verify or try a new fuse.

Not a lot of help, but I hope it might lead you to your solution while waiting for someone else to chime in.
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Old 05-15-2021, 08:09 AM   #4
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Hi all! New RV owners here. We managed to blow a fuse and lose all power to our coach, and the fuse box is at the foot of the bed, and the slide is in so itís smashed against the fuse box at the foot of the bed so we canít access it (awesome design, lol).
We are trying to manually open the slide, but canít find ANYWHERE how to find/access the motor for the slide. The 2015 Greyhawk manual says to ďaccess the motorĒ but doesnít tell you where or how.
Supposed to venture out on our first trip ever this Sunday, now we are kind of dead in the water! Any suggestions?
Fuse box in Greyhawk as your said is at the foot of the bed and should only has a push-and-pop cover. Push it and release then you should able to see the fuses?
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Old 05-15-2021, 08:16 AM   #5
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Fuse box in Greyhawk as your said is at the foot of the bed and should only has a push-and-pop cover. Push it and release then you should able to see the fuses?
my fuse box pic. can u also share your fuse box pic?
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Old 05-16-2021, 06:23 AM   #6
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Fuse box in Greyhawk as your said is at the foot of the bed and should only has a push-and-pop cover. Push it and release then you should able to see the fuses?
The OP stated that the fuse box on the power controller is "trapped" by the slide being pushed up against the adjacent cabinet when it's retracted. I'm not sure what that means. On our 2016 GH 29mv the power controller is still accessible under the retracted bed. You just have to crawl under the plywood/mattress portion to access the fuse box, maybe with a flashlight. (That whole compartment under the bed has a lot of stuff in it and logically doesn't move in and out with the slide.)
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Castle Rock, CO? Howdy from Boulder...
Post the model number of your Greyhawk and maybe someone with that specific motorhome can chime in.
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On my 15 Greyhawk 29MV it is just like OBAHN mentioned and pictured above. The base of the bed does not slide, just the plywood sheet under the mattress. If you want a little more room to work you can take the mattress off and the plywood is hinged so you can lift it up and get to all the fuses with little difficulty.
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