Both arms will not leave the wall. Fabric just rolls down from the tube. Pulling on arms reveals tension holding them closed and not related to the tube or motor. Awning is 21 feet long and will not easily move away by trying to push tube from the doorway with a finger on the switch.
In the midst of scheduling wifes back surgery. Seems doctors down here do not communicate and we just found out a date was set for Feb. 9th with no notification to us. We should've gone to S.A.!
I at least got the darned water filter removed and used a 1/2 inch FPT union to replace it. Looking at that filter housing makes me worry about what other cheap stuff was put in. So glad it is gone. Has held water pressure for two days now with no leaks.
Gotta keep smilin' as can't use the trailer anyway. Might as well just haul it back to dealer and say call me when it works.