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What Type Of Hydraulic Fluid Does My RV Slide Out Use?

by Rick
(Creston Iowa)

Can you tell me what kind of oil to use in the pump that runs my slide on my RV in and out.

ANSWER: Greetings Rick thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.

What type of hydraulic fluid you use in a Hydraulic RV slide out depends on the year of the slide out system and also who manufactured your RV slide out system.

Some hydraulic slide out systems use transmission fluid others may have their own specialty hydraulic fluid. You first have to determine who your slid out was made by and what model it is and contact or visit the slide out manufacturer’s website to determine what fluid is right for your system.

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