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Old 07-23-2012, 10:21 AM   #11
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My dealer mentioned when I purchased my unit that if awning motor acts weird un plug it and then plug it back in at the motor.
He said 9 times out of ten that fixes it.
Don't know if it works or not mine has never given us an issue yet.
Just an Fyi.
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:00 AM   #12
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Stopped by shop and they checked power going to motor, said it is getting power but motor is froze up, will need to be replaced. They'll need to order it. Guess we won't have an awning this trip. . Wonder what we need to do differently to avoid future issues?
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Old 07-24-2012, 07:24 AM   #13
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Stopped by shop and they checked power going to motor, said it is getting power but motor is froze up, will need to be replaced. They'll need to order it. Guess we won't have an awning this trip. . Wonder what we need to do differently to avoid future issues?
Is motor still under warranty?
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Old 07-24-2012, 07:37 AM   #14
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Is motor still under warranty?
We are 2nd owners of 2011 Sunseeker... Dealership gave us extended warranty when we purchased, so it should be covered under that, we hope. We have owned for three months... Have had backup camera monitor, propane detector and awning motor go out in that time. Hoping we can get all three on same "incident" claim with single deductible.
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Old 07-24-2012, 07:44 AM   #15
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We are 2nd owners of 2011 Sunseeker... Dealership gave us extended warranty when we purchased, so it should be covered under that, we hope. We have owned for three months... Have had backup camera monitor, propane detector and awning motor go out in that time. Hoping we can get all three on same "incident" claim with single deductible.
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:04 AM   #16
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Please make sure you replace the switch as well. Otherwise you may have the same issue soon.
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Please make sure you replace the switch as well. Otherwise you may have the same issue soon.
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Please make sure you replace the switch as well. Otherwise you may have the same issue soon.
We have a 2300 2012 (assembled Feb. 2012). Should we be concerned about the switch? Would be a lot easier to replace a switch now than a motor later if this is likely to become an issue. (Cheaper for FR also) .
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Old 07-24-2012, 04:56 PM   #19
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I'm not sure. It is a dometic switch and a dometic awning, so more costly for them than us. I have only seen it on a few units (we've been running the power awning for several years now) so I wouldn't worry yet.
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RvBill - Your switch should be fine. It was the model before the current one we use that caused problems. As BClemens mentioned earlier, the switch would stick and motors would burn out. Current switch has not shown any of these issues up to date.
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