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Old 11-22-2015, 08:22 AM   #15
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I removed the connection on the relay so our step opens while the engine is running when we open the sliding door. Found the tutorial here on this forum just search. It makes a huge difference and should bet set this way from the factory in my opinion. Also need to disconnect the relay alarm for the step. This alarm will not affect the awning alarm on 2015 models.

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Old 11-22-2015, 03:50 PM   #16
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Where is this relay located? I can't tell you how many times I wished the step was out when the engine was running. I am surprised I haven't twisted my angle.

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Old 11-23-2015, 06:38 PM   #17
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Since I see my original post has gotten some attention. I should probably follow up with what I did to address my original issue.

I ended up taking it to a local mechanic that does side work on rv's. He took the step off and opened it up and found the gears stripped. In his humble opinion, the mechanical parts inside the step needed to be "beefed up"!

After finding out the cost of a new step, he decided to machine new parts and re-assemble the box. It ended up costing me about half of what a new step would've been and I believe I have a nicer set up now!

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