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Old 04-06-2015, 06:06 PM   #1
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Power Awning

For some reason my power awning is not working. When pressed up or down it makes a clicking noise. Could my switch be bad? Is there a fuse somewhere I can check? Power switch is made by Dometic.
My coach is a Georgetown 2010 330 TS.
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:26 PM   #2
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Are you plugged in or is the battery fully charged?
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:30 PM   #3
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If you have a continuous clicking sound, it may be the awning motor is bad. Check to see if there is any locking mechanisms (for example: a strap at the top to secure the awning during transport) attached.
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:35 PM   #4
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Yes, I'm plugged in, I'm going on a trip tomorrow and go thru all my checks.
Batteries are full charged. Could it be the motor on the awning is bad?
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:38 PM   #5
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I would pull the switch and use jumper wires to determine if it is the switch or not. The center poles should be the + & -.
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:52 PM   #6
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Old Coot,
Forgive me, I'm not to mechanical when it comes to electrical issues.
I pulled the switch and took it apart. Inside there is a rocker type of switch inside.
When you say Jump it does that mean you touch the + and - with a screwdriver?
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Old 04-06-2015, 06:59 PM   #7
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Old Coot,
Forgive me, I'm not to mechanical when it comes to electrical issues.
I pulled the switch and took it apart. Inside there is a rocker type of switch inside.
When you say Jump it does that mean you touch the + and - with a screwdriver?
Absolutely not + to -, that is a direct short and will blow the fuse. If you don't have the electrical knowledge, it would be better to get a friend that does. You would have to connect the center on one side to the end terminal on the same side while doing the same on the other side, both at the same time.
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:00 PM   #8
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With the switch open take a wire and put one end on the negative and the other end on the positive. That will jump the switch and the awning should start working if it was the switch.
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With the switch open take a wire and put one end on the negative and the other end on the positive. That will jump the switch and the awning should start working if it was the switch.
That's a dead short and will blow the fuse.
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