Where Can I Get Parts For My RV's Power Gear Slide Out System?
(Lake Havasu City, AZ)
The gear needs to be replaced in the motor for the room slide on our 1998 National Dolphin. We are having trouble finding any place to purchase a replacement gear or motor without going through a dealer. We can replace the gears ourselves if we could find them. Any idea where we could buy the gears? The Power Gear part number is 520-317 but they do not sell to the general public. Does anyone else make one that will work?
ANSWER: Greetings Linda thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.
The best place to find parts for your Power Gear Leveling system is eBay. There are a lot of Power Gear Parts on eBay. Most of the parts available have "Buy It Now Prices" so there is no bidding required.
I am going to assume that you are absolutely sure that you need to replace the gears on your slide out. If when you try to move the slide out in and out you hear the slide out motor running but the slide out is not moving then the problem could be a broken shear pin on the gear itself.
Broken shear pins are a common problem on mechanical slide out systems. You can find shear pins that will fix your problem at your local Home Improvement store such as Home Depot, etc. In fact a lot of RVers carry spare shear pins with them just in case this happens to them while on the road.
I just thought I would throw that out there so that you do not end up spending a lot more money then you need to fix your slide out problem.
I hope that this information has been helpful to you.
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