Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-10-2016, 11:30 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Boudreaux's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Lafayette, LA
Posts: 204
Rear Slide partially out while Boondocking

Having returned after 6 weeks of travel in our '16 Greyhawk 29MV, I have to wonder if I may have errored.

While traveling we had, and took the opportunity to sleep over night at several Walmarts, Flying J's, and a couple of other places. Because I'm 6'4", I sleep best when the rear slide is pushed out at least 6". That is what we did rather than extend the slides out to their full extension.

I'm now wondering. Is it safe to temporarily extend and retract the rear slide out just 6" rather than the full extension....???


__________________

__________________
Wilson Boudreaux
From Cajun Country
Jayco 2016 Grey Hawk 29MV Champagne
Toad - '16 Subaru Forester (Pearl White - manual transmission)
Blue Ox (everything) for the TOAD
EEZRV TPMS System
Boudreaux is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2016, 06:06 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Jackson
Posts: 1,032
The rear slide on your 29MV is a Lippert in wall system. You're supposed to fully extend or retract the slide every time. You're also supposed to hold the button for 3-5 seconds after doing so. This is to ensure the motors on both sides stay in sync.

You'll probably start having problems if you keep doing the half extension. If I were you, the next time I'm able I would fully extend the slide and hold that button for 5 Mississippi's. Do the same for retracting it.
__________________

__________________
Currently between RV's, and it might stay that way !
2017 F-150 XLT 3.5 EcoBoost 10 Speed SCREW Short Bed 3.55 rear axle - 1818 lbs payload
Sold: 2015 Greyhawk 29MV, 2014 Jayco X17z, 2012 Jay Series 1207

Jopopsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2016, 09:50 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
koko's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Southwest Wyoming
Posts: 192
Also, when you extend only partially, if it rains it will leak.
__________________
2017 Melbourne 24k - 2003 Jeep Wrangler
2013 Premier 19FBPR; 2013 Rpod 177 HRE
2011 Aliner Sport; 2008 Little Guy 5-Wide
1980 Shasta 21; 1981 Coleman Tent Trailer
1978 VW Westfalia; lots of tents
koko is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.