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Old 07-03-2019, 01:06 AM   #1
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The one arm of electric awning doesn't want to go tight against the rv as can be seen in pics, any thoughts as to why ?
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:07 AM   #2
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The one arm of electric awning doesn't want to go tight against the rv as can be seen in pics, any thoughts as to why ?
May ave to turn pics around ,, sorry
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:09 AM   #3
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You may have to turn pictures a little, you can see the motor,, obviously that's supposed the top
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I have one that does that, I wind it up until the awning is about 6 inches from the camper then pull the arm over and it locks right in. My theory is that the arms get a little wonky from swaying in the wind. Yours looks a little worse than mine does
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I think you can open the awning all the way and then center the fabric within the roller.

It may just be winding up crooked so getting it even might do the trick.
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I have one that does that, I wind it up until the awning is about 6 inches from the camper then pull the arm over and it locks right in. My theory is that the arms get a little wonky from swaying in the wind. Yours looks a little worse than mine does

Maybe they, the blind installers, forgot to pin the fabric to the roller. Just takes a screw to pin and then it should not wonk on your very shiny RV thing.
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Maybe they, the blind installers, forgot to pin the fabric to the roller. Just takes a screw to pin and then it should not wonk on your very shiny RV thing.
Hmm, I think it is. I'll check it. I do know it's only been happening over the last few trips, maybe i'll wax the awning arms
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Hmm, I think it is. I'll check it. I do know it's only been happening over the last few trips, maybe i'll wax the awning arms

You can haul over here to Oklahoma with your wax. I'll give you full 50 amp hook up for a wax job on my 3800.
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You can haul over here to Oklahoma with your wax. I'll give you full 50 amp hook up for a wax job on my 3800.
I'd be dead before one side was done, that thing is huge.
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...wax on/wax off
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Our awning on our aspen trail has pulled out of the camper two times now..warranty wont cover it..any ideas
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Our awning on our aspen trail has pulled out of the camper two times now..warranty wont cover it..any ideas

Hello Annette... Can you elaborate a little? How old is the RV? is the awning an aftermarket add-on? Can you send pics?

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Before this post, I did not know I had a problem ughhh


Looked up and mine is the same way. Hmmm. Gave it a minor shove on the arm and pop! Went in with a resounding snap!


It appears to be hanging up on the Motor housing to arm. Will get the ladder tomorrow.


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The camper is new. Had it about 3 months now. It's been in for repairs more than I've used it
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Looked up and mine is the same way. Hmmm. Gave it a minor shove on the arm and pop! Went in with a resounding snap!


It appears to be hanging up on the Motor housing to arm. Will get the ladder tomorrow.


BBQ time today!
That's exactly like mine, I pushed on the arm lightly to move the awning over as I wound it up,, that didnt do it so I ran it back out, and wound it up again, and when it got a few inches from being all the way in I pushed lightly on the awning arms, and it snapped in. But am like you, will get ladder out later today.
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That's exactly like mine, I pushed on the arm lightly to move the awning over as I wound it up,, that didnt do it so I ran it back out, and wound it up again, and when it got a few inches from being all the way in I pushed lightly on the awning arms, and it snapped in. But am like you, will get ladder out later today.

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The camper is new. Had it about 3 months now. It's been in for repairs more than I've used it

That's not right at all. The dealer needs to really repair this problem instead of just using larger screws.
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My awning is perfectly square with the camper, has shifted left or right. Not sure why it hangs at the very end, minor inconvenience at this point
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I noticed that there are large cotter keys that are installed for shipping and should be pulled out once the awning is installed. Mine were still in it and I removed them and itís working great.
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My Dutchman awning is doing the same thing. Did you ever find a solution?
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