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Old 10-22-2015, 06:48 PM   #11
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Stored my remote someplace ?? Use it one time to show my son in law I had something he didn't. (Family thing). Not really sure why I would ever need a remote for the awning. The motion control switch should be right inside door with all the other switches. Salesman, lights etc.

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Remote for awning...... Sure, I'm laying in hammock napping in the shade. Awning retracts itself because of a small gust of wind. Poof, without getting up I can put it right back out.

BTW, my hat is off the Carefree designers. I have had my awning blown up several times (by a sudden wind gust) so far that the end with the motor slammed against the coach; with no damage whatsoever. Excellent design, IMHO.

On the other side of the coin, I don't think my self retract mechanism works anymore.

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Old 10-22-2015, 09:38 PM   #12
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Remote for awning...... Sure, I'm laying in hammock napping in the shade. Awning retracts itself because of a small gust of wind. Poof, without getting up I can put it right back out.

BTW, my hat is off the Carefree designers. I have had my awning blown up several times (by a sudden wind gust) so far that the end with the motor slammed against the coach; with no damage whatsoever. Excellent design, IMHO.

On the other side of the coin, I don't think my self retract mechanism works anymore.

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Ha. If I needed my remote it would be in the RV. So I have to go get it. So walk past the switch to go get the remote ?? The switch works great for me. I will use the TV remote tho. I did read what you said Boo. You have the remote with you. I never think that far ahead.

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Old 10-23-2015, 10:12 PM   #13
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I bought used. Did an 11 model 390bh have a remote? I didn't get one. How would I know if it's possible to make one work?
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Old 10-24-2015, 08:51 AM   #14
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Ha. If I needed my remote it would be in the RV. So I have to go get it. So walk past the switch to go get the remote ?? The switch works great for me. I will use the TV remote tho. I did read what you said Boo. You have the remote with you. I never think that far ahead.

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Russell that's probably why FR doesn't supply awning remotes any longer.


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Old 10-24-2015, 11:11 AM   #15
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Russell that's probably why FR doesn't supply awning remotes any longer.


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Sounds like this might remotely be the reason why our coach didn't have one then for 2014 model. I'm fine with the switch by the door also. To many gosh darn remotes to keep track of.
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:11 PM   #16
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I bought used. Did an 11 model 390bh have a remote? I didn't get one. How would I know if it's possible to make one work?
Cpbord over the passenger seat has the doghouse for the awning electronics. Open it up and if the hardware is there then a remote will work. I believe it is the white box in the attached picture.
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:29 PM   #17
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Only have an El Cheapo Flagstaff 5er, but I added a remote for the awning so I could be outside and make sure it doesn't hit something when deploying. The one good thing TURBS has contributed to this FORUM.
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Old 10-25-2015, 10:22 PM   #18
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Cpbord over the passenger seat has the doghouse for the awning electronics. Open it up and if the hardware is there then a remote will work. I believe it is the white box in the attached picture.

Thanks for the info. I'll have to look at it
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Update- I replaced the battery and it still doesn't work. Not sure what would be the next step other than parking it in the sock drawer...........
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Update- I replaced the battery and it still doesn't work. Not sure what would be the next step other than parking it in the sock drawer...........
I wonder if there is some kind of sequence or internal micro switches that need to be initialized with the unit. Maybe try their website to see if they have trouble shooting section.
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