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Old 09-18-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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awning does not roll tight

can anyone tell me why my awning does not roll tight.

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Old 09-18-2013, 05:52 PM   #2
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:29 PM   #3
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Mine is like that too, they even replaced the awning material but I blame the tube not being straight, it does not matter about the temp it always wrinkles FR would not replace the tube because it was not bent enough, lesson for the next time.
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:14 PM   #4
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Is it straight on the roller? if you do not rivet the ends of the fabric on the tube, it can wander off center and bunch up. there is a few posts on the subject. Usually the awning arms will start to bind also.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:45 PM   #5
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it is rivited. It starts OK, its at the last few feet that it stars to wrinkle
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:52 PM   #6
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it is rivited. It starts OK, its at the last few feet that it stars to wrinkle
Is this electric or manual?
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:04 AM   #7
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electric. its the second time the awning as been replaced. It still wrinkles. I think it might be the track that is curved.
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:07 AM   #8
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There should be a manual pull strap that you can attach if you loose power. Try using that and pull back on it to apply pressure as the awning rolls up. Maybe that will tighten it up.
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Old 09-20-2013, 02:29 PM   #9
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Mine does the-------------

Mine does the same thing, it is 20' long and I contribute it to the tube sagging because of the length and weight of the tube.
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Old 09-20-2013, 02:59 PM   #10
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i have friends that also have long awning and it does not wrinkle
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