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Old 09-30-2012, 07:09 PM   #1
placergoldman
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2013 Cougar 27RLSWE

We will be picking up our new tt this week an i want to thank the person who provided the pdi check list..i had in hand for my walk through..this is our third tt so much of the information the guy doing the walk through gave us we knew from our other tt.i did ask one question that no one at the dealer could answer..so i know that someone on this forum might be able to answer..we have one slide and no one could tell me at the dealer how to retract the slide if i lose all power..you know bring in manually..if anyone out there knows,i would be so greatful!

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Old 09-30-2012, 07:26 PM   #2
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Tim -
On our Cougar, we can manually move the slide in and out by cranking it in whatever direction you want the slide to move.
First, you have to find the the location of where to place the crank. (On ours, we have to supply our own rachet/crank). We have one slide and our manual mechanism is located in the underbelly - about 18 in from the passenger side front wheel. There is a small cut-out in the black coroplast cover which has a "hinged" cover.
If you undo the cover, and peek inside, you should find the motor for the slide. Close to the motor is a shaft with a drive nut on the end. I believe it is either a 3/4 or 5/8 inch fitting.
Place a rachet over the nut and start cranking; however, .......
Before manually cranking the slide mechanism, you should disconnect the wires to the slide motor to prevent possible damage to it. (Or you can disconnect the battery).
If you cannot locate this little cutout, it should be in line with the slide roller that is closest to the front of the RV.
The location of yours may be in a different location since our model/year of Cougar is not the same.
Let us know if you can find the component I am talking about.
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Old 09-30-2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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Thank you for the information,I will look for this cut out when we get the tt to our storage space hopefully by Wednesday..
Thanks again
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