How to Fix a Slideout Failure on the Road

Have you ever finished a great trip at your favorite campground but when you started packing up to go home, you found your slideout wasn’t working?

I have and it is a most frustrating experience – especially when you are on a deadline and need to get on the road.

While your RV may be different from mine, here are a few common things to try if your slideout is misbehaving. Some things to check out first are relays, fuses and more common problems that are shared by all RV slideout units.

Watch this video on How to Fix a Slideout Failure on the Road to see if some of these common causes may be simple fixes to get you and your family back on the road quickly and without too much frustration.

RV relays, circuit breakers and fuses

Have you ever been out on the road and find that your slide out suddenly fails to either extend or retract? This can be especially frustrating especially when you are on a timeline to get home after a restful camping trip.

Most likely the problem will be related to slide out relays, circuit breakers or fuses.

In this video, I have outlined some important ideas about how to solve this problem.

Remember that coaches are different and not everything may apply to your rig as applies to mine. This video will give you some ideas to help you trouble shoot whatever may be the problem preventing you from moving your slide unit.