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Old 11-12-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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Awning loose at one end.

I get this happening to our awning every now and then but not all the time, I worry that it may get worse, does anyone have any ideas on how to secure this type of awning better, I was thinking of drilling and pinning it or a stap, any other ideas.
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Old 11-12-2013, 03:05 PM   #2
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Extend the awning and center it on the tube. Once it is centered, roll it in and out a couple of times then extend it, check it is still centered and pop rivet it thru the hem on both ends.
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:01 PM   #3
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As stated earlier, your just not centered. Open the awing give it a yank on top. it will close just fine.
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I think he talking about his arm not closing over the channel attached to the unit by the picture. Looks like it probably tweaked on one side. If that is the problem just hit it with the palm of your hand over as someone pushes the button. Sometimes mine will not line up because I put to much tension on one end. I do not think that the material is holding it from closing all the way. OC has a good idea, but it to hard to tell by the picture as I look at it sideways. These awning arms are junk, give me a manual awning anytime over power.
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I think he talking about his arm not closing over the channel attached to the unit by the picture. Looks like it probably tweaked on one side. If that is the problem just hit it with the palm of your hand over as someone pushes the button. Sometimes mine will not line up because I put to much tension on one end. I do not think that the material is holding it from closing all the way. OC has a good idea, but it to hard to tell by the picture as I look at it sideways. These awning arms are junk, give me a manual awning anytime over power.
The material being off a little causes this which is why it needs to be centered and riveted. Like the old saying "Try it, you'll like it!"
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