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Old 04-21-2021, 02:05 PM   #1
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Front Bedroom Cable Maintenance?

Does anyone know if there is lubrication maintenance that should be done on the cable system for the front bedroom slide?



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Old 04-21-2021, 05:59 PM   #2
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No lubrication needed It will attract dirt just wipe them down with a rag no your bare hands just in case there is a broken strain of cable
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Old 04-22-2021, 03:11 PM   #3
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In our case I do use a dry silicone spray on the rollers underneath each time we move.
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I don't have any cable slides, but I use PTFE Dry Lube on the rails and rollers of our Schwintek and Hydraulic slides. It doesn't attract dirt like other lubes.
I also use it on the rods of our hydraulic jacks. Many people use hydraulic fluid or ATF, but they stay wet a long time and if you're parked on a sandy spot, it just makes a mess. I wipe our off with a microfiber cloth, then spray the PTFE dry lube on them.
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Old 04-23-2021, 06:49 AM   #5
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The only maintenance normally is to check cables for proper adjustment and fraying. No lube needed though I do hit the bottom rollers with a little dry lube.



If the slide 'jingles' rattles or squeals, then you need to do a cable adjustment.
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Old 04-23-2021, 09:17 AM   #6
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Pull your slide in a little and use dry lub on chain where the motor is also there are pulleys at the corner you can lube.also the rollers on the underside of slide.
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