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Replacement Motor for Kwikee 42 Series Electric RV Steps

Replacement Motor for Kwikee 42 Series Electric RV Steps

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Replaces the motor for your Kwikee powered RV entry steps. Attaches to the linkage (sold separately) underneath step mounting plate to provide power for extension. Automatic shut-down feature retracts steps if they strike an obstacle. Call 800-298-1624 to order Kwikee accessories and parts part number LC379167 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Kwikee products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Motor for Kwikee 42 Series Electric RV Steps. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Kwikee Accessories and Parts - LC379167

  • RV and Camper Steps
  • Motor
  • Kwikee

Replaces the motor for your Kwikee powered RV entry steps. Attaches to the linkage (sold separately) underneath step mounting plate to provide power for extension. Automatic shut-down feature retracts steps if they strike an obstacle.


  • Replaces the motor for your Kwikee electric RV steps
    • Includes the motor only
    • Fits step series 42
  • Motor provides power to extend and retract your Kwikee steps
    • Automatic shut-down feature retracts steps if they strike an obstacle during extension
  • Simple installation onto linkage (sold separately)
    • Mounting hardware not included
  • Made in the USA


  • Dimensions: 6-3/4" long x 4-3/8" wide x 2" tall
  • Current draw:
    • Clockwise: 17.2 amps
    • Counter-clockwise: 20.1 amps
  • RPM:
    • Clockwise: 40.4
    • Counter-clockwise: 31.8
  • Weight: 1.63 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty

379167 Lippert Components (LCI) Quickie Motor for 42 Series Motorized Motorhome Entry Steps

Kwikee Part Number 1820122

Video of Replacement Motor for Kwikee 42 Series Electric RV Steps

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Review of Kwikee RV and Camper Steps Parts - Replacement Motor for 42 Series - LC379167

Ellen: Hey everyone. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com, and today we're going to be taking a quick look at the replacement motor for your quickie step. This is going to be for the 42 series steps. That's going to be the one that's kind of an enclosed housing, and it's going to slide directly out from your RV rather than kind of deploying out and down. So this is going to be that replacement motor if one happened to not be working for you, it started to fail out. This is going to be an older style step.

It's manufactured since 1999, so things can go bad. And this is going to be that piece that we need to make sure that everything's working again.So here's a little closer look at it. We're going to plug in our wiring up here at the top with that little port that's in there, and then the linkage arm is going to connect to this little gear here. So this is the part that's going to operate the automatic shutdown. So if you happen to deploy those steps out maybe a little too close to a pylon or some kind of obstacle, and it happens to strike that, it will automatically retract the step.

So if that's gotten broken or maybe got fried out, that would maybe be a reason why you'd want to replace this. Has the holes here to mount in place. Does not come with any additional hardware.As far as specs with this, it's going to be about six and three quarter inches long, and then four and three eighths inches wide. And about one inch, or excuse me, about two inches tall. The current draw for a clockwise operation is going to be 17.2 amps.

Counter-clockwise is 20.1 amps. The RPM rating for this is 40.4 in a clockwise configuration, and then 31.8 for counter-clockwise. It does weigh just about a pound and a half. 1.63 pounds. Has a one-year warranty and is made in the USA.That's about all there is to it for a replacement motor for the quickie step.

I hope this video's been helpful in deciding if this is going to be the right component for you. If not, we do have others available here etrailer.com, so check them out. Thanks for watching.

Customer Reviews

Replacement Motor for Kwikee 42 Series Electric RV Steps - LC379167

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (9 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the motor for your Kwikee powered RV entry steps. Attaches to the linkage (sold separately) underneath step mounting plate to provide power for extension. Automatic shut-down feature retracts steps if they strike an obstacle.

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I replaced a 10 year old RV step motor on my 45’ Navagator. Installation was easy and Still working great after 1 year and the steps have gone in and out well over 100 times. etrailer your team is Awesome!

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Got this step motor for our Country Couch motorhome. Speedy delivery and it was the exact part we needed. Looked exactly like the original. I like that.. etrailer is in my Favorites page.

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Service was excellent and part was a direct replacement.

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The motor fit perfectly. I used it on a 2006 Beaver patriot thunder front doorstep.

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I purchased a replacement motor for a Kwikee series 42 step The motor was a perfect fit and operates as it should The shipping was extremely fast and the price was reasonable I don’t usually do reviews, but I am so impressed with this transaction Thank you

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Got the exact parts I ordered Thanks very much for getting my parts shipped and delivered in a timely fashion

Harvey - 05/17/2019

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Replacement motor for older motorhome electric step. Same manufacturer as original motor. Other sites were out of stock. Product was in stock & delivered faster than expected. Fair price, easy installation & works great.

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Fit great works perfect

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Timely delivery and quality part


Ask the Experts about this Kwikee Accessories and Parts

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    Are you referring to the cogwheel attached to the end of the output shaft on a Lippert Components Kwikee Step Motor like part # LC379167? If so then no you would need to replace the entire motor as we do not offer the cogwheel separately. If this is not the part you are referring to please let me know.
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  • Troubleshooting Kwikee 42 Series Step that Motor Continues to Run for 2-3 Seconds After Steps Extend
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