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Old 03-12-2016, 09:20 PM   #1
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Awning will not fully extend

While getting ready for our first trip this spring, I extended the awning and it would not extend all of the way. It looks like it is about 4-6 inches short from fully extending based on the flap overlapping over the end of the awning. As a result, the awning cover was not tight and had a sag in it. It was fine when we used it last fall.

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Old 03-12-2016, 10:54 PM   #2
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Did you try to unroll it by hand the rest of the way while someone hit the switch?


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Thanks. As it turns out, it was fully extended. I had forgotten that there is a flap hanging down on the end. All is good. Another newbie duh moment.


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FYI you shouldn't fully extend your awning anyway or water can pool on it.
You should leave about half a wrap of awning material on the roller.


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FYI you shouldn't fully extend your awning anyway or water can pool on it.
You should leave about half a wrap of awning material on the roller.


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X2 - the flap should hang straight down towards the ground under the roller to leave the proper amount of tension around roller to avoid water pooling


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Old 03-17-2016, 04:31 PM   #6
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Thanks... Looks like it's working the way it should.


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