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Old 04-07-2015, 09:46 PM   #1
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Power awning rolled up under-side out

First trip, I extended the awning all the way. At the end of the day I retracted the awning and it rolled up with the under-side on the outside. Worried all night. Next day rolled it out just shy of fully and retracted it and it rolled correctly.

Is there a problem or do I just need to not fully extend it?
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Old 04-07-2015, 09:51 PM   #2
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I would guess your switch is faulty as it didn't reverse.
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Old 04-07-2015, 10:55 PM   #3
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Any chance that you mistakenly pushed the extend when you wanted retract? It will roll up the awning inside out.


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Any chance that you mistakenly pushed the extend when you wanted retract? It will roll up the awning inside out. Dave
After thinking about it, would the torsion spring not have to disconnect from an internal stop or fail for it to roll backwards?
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After thinking about it, would the torsion spring not have to disconnect from an internal stop or fail for it to roll backwards?
Sounds like a torsion spring fail otherwise it's not possible.

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First trip, I extended the awning all the way. At the end of the day I retracted the awning and it rolled up with the under-side on the outside. Worried all night. Next day rolled it out just shy of fully and retracted it and it rolled correctly.

Is there a problem or do I just need to not fully extend it?
Mine has done it a couple times over the span of a year. It typically happens if I over extend the roll out. I just stop and roll it out again and when retracting it is correct. There is no issue with mine and am on the 4th year of ownership and to many cycles of the awning to count.
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Any chance that you mistakenly pushed the extend when you wanted retract? It will roll up the awning inside out.
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Any chance that you mistakenly pushed the extend when you wanted retract? It will roll up the awning inside out.


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What Dave said! X2
I don't think that's possible with the torsion spring.
Unless the torsion is broken.

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I hear you but think about it. The only way to roll it inside out is to
continue turning the drum in the direction it turns when opening....
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I don't think that's possible with the torsion spring.
Unless the torsion is broken.

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