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The slide on my 99 Montana 5th wheel keeps moving out when I…

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The slide on my...

The slide on my 99 Montana 5th wheel keeps moving out when I let go of the switch. I can stop it by reversing it but when I let go of the switch it moves out again

Mechanic's Assistant: Besides this, what condition is the car in?

We're talking 5th wheel trailer rv

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Montana yourself? What have you tried so far?

Disconnected batteries and pulled switch from wall

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't think the problem is in the wall switch but most likely something sticking at the hydronic pump

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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago

The most common cause of this is a leaking solenoid on the pump manifold. It allows the pressure to bleed off and the room to move. Not usually an expensive repair. Takes about an hour and about $50 or so in parts. If you need more on this please get back to me and a photo of your pump and solenoid would be helpful as there are multiple variations of this setup. Power Gear/Lippert and HWH are the two most common makes of these systems. All follow ups are included in our one time fee. No time limit.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No Randall it isn't. It is an electic seleniod that starts and stops the pump. Thank you anyway, I expect a refund.
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 3 months ago

I do know what you have and I have been in this business for many years and hold a Master Certified Technic***** *****cense. I suspect you just don't understand how this system works. Not a problem. Just take it into a shop and pay them to repair it for you. And you may ask for a full refund.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
You said if I'm not satisfied I would get a full refund no questions asked . Now I will call bbb. There is 2 electric selenoids behind the pump the pump keeps running with the off!
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
With the switch off
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