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MN Ben

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Posted: 05/18/22 08:13pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a 2008 Keystone Lerado 29RL. While the slide is in, the inner floor of the slide lifts and is suspended. This is not good as It should sit level right on top of the mail floor.
When I extend the slide out, the lower portion extends out first. I took a picture of it from the outside.
Have any of you had experience with this? I understand it is a lippert above floor slide.

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Posted: 05/18/22 09:36pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My 2014 Laredo 292RL does the same thing, but when all the way in or all the way out, they return to level and the seals are even and firmly against the wall, so no leaks. It has never been an issue for me.


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Normal, this allows for constant pressure on the upper seals when closed


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I agree, I'd say this is normal.

OP...has your floor changed recently, to tipped up, or are you new to this FW, and just think the floor should not tip up when fully closed? It should be a flat floor when fully extended.

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Operation is normal for a level floor slide out. As for unsupported when the slide is retracted, this again is normal and the slide floor should not be walked on.

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Mine is that way and has been walked on for about 18 years without any problems at all.
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BarneyS wrote:

Mine is that way and has been walked on for about 18 years without any problems at all.
Barney


Ken is correct, should not be walked on when tipped up/unsupported.

Barney...if you have walked on the edge of your unsupported slideout floor for all those years, with no issue, means your trailer is better built, better constructed. [emoticon]

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Posted: 05/19/22 11:34am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have had this FW about 4 years. Maybe it has always been like this.(?)
I never used it last year but knew the floor tipped up and it actually separated from the wall. I do not walk on it when it is in, but this is right where we stored our cooler of beer and ice. (So that weight did not have a good impact on it.) I put 3" brass screws up through the floor into the wall.
It is a level floor when slid out.
I appreciate your replies and shared experiences.
MN Ben

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Jerry,
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YouTube is your friend. Plenty vids on there about slide adjustment.

Much easier to see & follow the how to's than to try & explain. They are fairly simple things once you see & understand which adjustment point does what underneath.


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