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Hey All,

Noticed our new Rockwood slides,when they're at the end of their travel (in or out) they make a clicking noise. It sounds like stripping gears but I had read somewhere it's a built in clutch doing it's job? Anybody familiar with Rockwood slides and if it is a clutch, or should I be concerned it's gears stripping out?

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Jimbee wrote:

Hey All,

Noticed our new Rockwood slides,when they're at the end of their travel (in or out) they make a clicking noise. It sounds like stripping gears but I had read somewhere it's a built in clutch doing it's job? Anybody familiar with Rockwood slides and if it is a clutch, or should I be concerned it's gears stripping out?

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That was normal on my Rockwood with the clutch and is also normal on my Grand Design.

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It’s the stop pushing the button alarm. [emoticon]

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Normal. Don't worry about it.


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Yep, normal.
Some brands (Northwood) have cheaped-out and stop putting this end-of-travel device on and then it just binds and stresses parts. If the operatior Doesn't learn to quickly stop pressing the button, he'll end up with broken bits.


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Mine does it. I know it's ok but it still hurts to hear it...


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2Rad4U wrote:

Mine does it. I know it's ok but it still hurts to hear it...

My wife and I spot for each other so we know when it is closed without waiting for the ratchet.

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Super_Dave wrote:

It’s the stop pushing the button alarm. [emoticon]


LOL, yep.


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When my slide is almost open, or closed, I bump the switch a few times to firm up the slide, avoiding the loud clicking.

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