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Old 06-12-2019, 04:09 AM   #1
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Awning arm replacementt

OK, Iím going to try to replace my broken awning arms with my sons help. Has anybody done thiis? Looking for tips and tricks to make it easier and so I donít screw up anything
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Old 06-12-2019, 07:04 AM   #2
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OK, Iím going to try to replace my broken awning arms with my sons help. Has anybody done thiis? Looking for tips and tricks to make it easier and so I donít screw up anything
Could you give us more information such as make and model of awning?

There are many different makes and models and each is somewhat different.

Lots of folks have replaced parts and will likely give advice if we have the correct information.
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I just did one on my fiberglass Rockwood. I have the Dometic AE 9100 power awning.

I used a big ratchet straps (actually, two chained together) to support one side of the awning while I was dismantling the arm. Wrap them over the camper and secure one side to the frame. On the other side, make a loop and wrap that around the end of the awning you're working on.

It'll depend on the brand of awning and the way your camper is made on how the arms are removed. I think we should know that.

For my camper, it has two lag bolts at the top and the rest of it is secured with pop rivets. They are not your normal rivet and don't attempt to use normal ones. I learned that the hard way.

Let us know what you got and we can go from there.
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