5 Things to Know About RV Slide Outs

1. There are four Basic Types of Slide Outs: Electric Rack and Pinion: The most common type of slide out. It is used in lighter weight RVs. There is an electric motor that turns the gear box which rotates a shaft pushes or pulls the slide out. Hydraulic: This type is typically reserved for heavier, larger RVs. An electric motor-driven hydraulic pump is used to push or pull the slide out open or closed. One hydraulic system is often used for multiple slide outs, and may also