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mike richard

Kwikie power step, need a new motor!
#21
Tom, IIRC you can rotate the gear to a new position so that it doesn't use any teeth that are missing. I think the gear travel is less than half, maybe a third?
Forest & Cindy Olivier
1999 Foretravel 36' U320
former 1998 Newell 45' 2 slide #486 

former 1993 Newell 39' #337 
2011 Chevy Tahoe 

2010 Silverado w/ RZR 570LE
#22
When I purchased the upgrade kit, it included a new switch and a note that the step would operate incorrectly with the old switch. The old switch is a mechanical push switch while the new switch is magnetic. However, I found that on my coach. The step did operate correctly with the existing switch, for which I was grateful (one less thing to have to modify).
Michael Day
1992 Newell 43.5' #281
NewellOwner.com
#23
i took the gear box out and took it apart.  as you can see, the aluminum teeth in the gearbox are bad.  i think the motor is fine.

fortunately i have a few of these laying around so i built one good one out of a bad gearbox and one with a bad motor.  

now i have to get a different plunger for the door switch

looks like newell used one of their own.  i will have to look.  

tom


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#24
the kwikee plunger switch is like 20 bucks. it is actually a cole hersee switch which i ordered from napa for 5 bucks.

tom
2002 45'8" Newell Coach 608  Series 60 DDEC4/Allison World 6 Speed HD4000MH



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