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Old 06-01-2014, 03:44 AM   #1
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2002 MONT.29 slide adjustment

MONT. 02 29' The bed room slide is out 1" on one side when in. Is there a adjustment for this room? THANK YOU! SNEAK40
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Old 06-01-2014, 04:30 AM   #2
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I found instructions on how to adjust them on Lipperts site. Not sure if 02 were lippert mechanisms or not. Just looked and it appears they have expanded their customer support site. http://www.lci1.com/support/slideouts .....Good luck with this
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Old 06-01-2014, 06:42 AM   #3
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I had a 2000 2850RK and its bedroom slide was single cylinder hydraulic. The living room slide was hydraulic with cables operating the slide. With only one small cylinder and no equilizer shaft, you may have to pull the mattress and remove the plywood from the bedframe to see if something has pulled loose underneath. The rod end of the cylinder is attached to the slide wall by just a bracket screwed into a piece of plywood. There are large nuts on the rod end of the cylinder on each side of the bracket DO NOT TIGHTEN THEM TOGETHER TO GET RID OF THE CURRENT GAP. The gap is there for a reason ... the cylinder has more stroke for adjustment purposes than the wall will take. Read thru the adjustment procedure and go from there. Also ... look for anything that may be lodged between the slide and the cutout in the wall for the slide.
On Edit: I had one instance back when I had to remove the fastners from the bracket holding the tube end of the cylinder to the floor under the bed. I moved the bracket, cylinder, and all over about an inch and reattached it to the floor. It was the only way I could get the slide to close evenly.
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Old 06-01-2014, 09:35 AM   #4
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I don't know what system was used back in 2002 but here is a picture of the system in my 2012.

As dieselguy suggested I would take the top off the bed to expose all the workings for the slide movement.

As you can see in the picture there are square tubes on both sides that act as a guide for the travel of the slide. There is an angle iron attached to the floor near the outer wall of the slide, this in turn is bolted with 4 bolts to another angle iron to which the tubes are welded and is driven by the ram. If yours is similar and some of the screws have come loose on one end of the angle iron it would not draw that end in correctly. This could also happen at the ram end of the mechanism where it is attached to the floor. Also the tubing on one side might be binding causing the slide to not come in freely on that side.

As dieselguy said, do not adjust the large nuts on the ram or you may create a condition whereby the slide tries to go too far out or too far in and you then would have bigger problems.

Not sure the picture will help but it will give you an idea of what things might look like under the bed.

My problem was the slide worked fine but went out and left the bed behind. Thanks to the quality workmanship of both Keystone and my dealer the screws had pulled out of the outer wall and the bed frame. I revamped the fastening system to the wall for the bed frame and fixed the castors the frame runs on as they also had twisted and the screws had come loose. Works great now.

Good luck with the fix.

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Old 06-01-2014, 09:47 AM   #5
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That is what i have guys . Checked all the bolts and every thing is O K . THANK YOU !!! Will keep looking
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