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Old 11-10-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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Power awning SLOW...

I have a 2013 grey wolf 26bh TT.Ita has a power awning and is decent speed going out but SO SLOW coming in I mean probably 45 seconds.I don't expect it to fly in rapidly but I've watched videos and its a lot slower(don't know year of the campers in videos if that would even make a difference)A family member has the same TT as me just 2012 and their awning is much faster.I mean mine works it gets in and out but is something wrong here?
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
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Sounds like a weak motor. take it back to the dealer and have them fix it.
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Old 11-11-2012, 05:16 AM   #3
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I have a 2013 grey wolf 26bh TT.Ita has a power awning and is decent speed going out but SO SLOW coming in I mean probably 45 seconds.I don't expect it to fly in rapidly but I've watched videos and its a lot slower(don't know year of the campers in videos if that would even make a difference)A family member has the same TT as me just 2012 and their awning is much faster.I mean mine works it gets in and out but is something wrong here?
Extend it out and make sure it is centered on the roller. I center mine and then pop rivet the hem at both ends to keep it centered.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:48 AM   #4
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The tube rotates inside a bearing in the end castings.
Some silicon lube on the shaft; then run it in and out should help.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:39 AM   #5
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Could also be that when the awning was installed someone screwed up and didn't put enough turns on the spring that assists the motor in rolling up the awning.
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Could also be that when the awning was installed someone screwed up and didn't put enough turns on the spring that assists the motor in rolling up the awning.
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Silicon may not be the best lube. Something with Teflon as the base lube would be better as it will not attract dirt like Silicon can. GT85 and Boeshield T-9 are very good at doing the job.
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:13 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone.Ill do that in spring most likely.I timed it going in and it was 37 seconds I guess I can't expect it to be lightning fast.
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I think it should be more like 10-15 seconds. Take it back and have it checked.
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