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Old 06-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #21
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From what I can see it looks like your awning material may have shifted a fraction of an inch on the roller.

Unroll the awning all the way and climb up a ladder and look at the roller.
There should be a "dirt mark" where the awning is supposed to be.

"Flap" the awning material while tugging (one side or the other depending on which way it needs to go) to try and get it back where it belongs.

Try rolling it up again. If that fixes it, you should "tack" the awning material to the roller with a pop rivet like the photo below.
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Herk, I believe that is the initial problem, but if you look at the pictures of the awning retracted, the roller is above the attaching rail. Looks like the arms were mounted too high on the trailer.
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Herk, I believe that is the initial problem, but if you look at the pictures of the awning retracted, the roller is above the attaching rail. Looks like the arms were mounted too high on the trailer.
Looks to me like the outer channel is hitting the cross pin and not allowing it to close. Hard to tell from that angle, though. The awning material is certainly twisted as you can easily see that.
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Just went out and looked at mine and the channel stores against the cross pin but the top of the roller is level or slightly below the mounting slot for the material. The top of his roller is above the material slot and it looks like the tube mount itself in tilted out. Could be mounted at an angle or the mount itself is crooked holding the tube too far away from the camper side. Regardless of the cause, the tube is definitely too far away from the camper. If it is designed to be this far away, I would definitely put an awning lock on it like I did mine after I had the dealer lower the whole roller & arm assy down lower.
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:33 PM   #25
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Why don't we all stop speculating on this now (it's fairly old at this point) and wait to see what the two dealers who are involved have to say.
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Why don't we all stop speculating on this now (it's fairly old at this point) and wait to see what the two dealers who are involved have to say.
It is not speculation that this is an improper installation. As to the mounting of the tube itself being so far from the trailer is speculation as to whether it is designed that way or if something is mounted wrong.

Didn't know we had a limit to posts, but I stand corrected. Sorry about that Barry!
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I am going to go watch some TV.
A lot less drama there...
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Guys, I'm sorry, but you've already said these same things days ago in this very thread.
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Guys, I'm sorry, but you've already said these same things days ago in this very thread.
I am old....
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I am old....
And I am older, so cut us some slack!
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