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Old 08-11-2015, 07:14 PM   #1
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awning out of adjustment?

I tried searching for "awning adjustment" but the search function on the forum doesn't let you drill down. Maybe its just me not knowing the tool.

Anyway, when I awning is coming in, all it good at first, at half to 3/4 of the way in you can see a diagonal wrinkle start to form in the material. Plus, the motor really slows down. On shore power or fully charged batteries, all the same. Also, as it closes up (or tries to) the vertical arms at the top (near the motor) that should fit around or over the inside arm doesn't.

I should attach a picture, but its under the canopy and I can't open the awning.
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:17 PM   #2
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Extend the awning and center it on the tube and pop rivet thru both side hems to keep it centered.
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:24 PM   #3
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Also check that the material is centered between the arms directly on the trailer.
Mine was of 3/4" and acting a little like you mentioned.
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Extend the awning and center it on the tube and pop rivet thru both side hems to keep it centered.
by both side hems, are you talking about at both ends?
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by both side hems, are you talking about at both ends?
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Yes, both ends of the tube.
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Awning fabric is stretched, have fabric replaced.
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Old 08-12-2015, 12:25 PM   #7
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Check you 'auto dump' arms. Make sure that the 'sliding' part is pushed all the way out on both sides.
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Awning

Had one on Rv that did that service tech fixed without much difficulty charged 1/2 hour labor which Fleetwood paid for
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Bro Les, yes it is, Tanks!
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Pictures one shows arm not overlapping the inner arm; the other shows wrinkles. I think OC has it fingered out.
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