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Old 11-09-2018, 01:49 PM   #1
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This came in my bag of goodies and manuals. Any ideas on what it us used for, and where?
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Old 11-09-2018, 01:53 PM   #2
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I should state that I have an E-Pro 14K
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Old 11-09-2018, 01:54 PM   #3
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This came in my bag of goodies and manuals. Any ideas on what it us used for, and where?
It's an awning strap. The short "stick" on one end slides into a channel in the awning's tubes. If your awning is powered instead of manual, you probably don't/won't need it. I keep mine in case ...............
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:20 PM   #4
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As Mr. Dan pointed out it's for the awning.

Manual awnings need them to open & close the awning.

They are supplied with some electric awnings so in case of failure, you use the strap to let the awning in slowly once the override device (usually a screw of some sort) is released so the awning can roll in under it's own spring tension.

What a shame your dealer didn't cover this with you.

If your awning is manual, the strap is a necessary part of using the awning.

If an electric awning, knowing what to do in case of failure is paramount.
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:36 PM   #5
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If your power awning fails in the open position, put in the strap , there is a screw on the motor end that is removed to allow awning to retract. Hold on to the strap it is under tension. Check service manual for detailed instructions
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Old 11-10-2018, 02:18 AM   #6
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Previous thread on the subject with owners manual links showing how to use this strap in case of motor failure:


What's This? Awning Strap
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Old 11-10-2018, 10:42 AM   #7
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It for manually retracting the spring loaded awning incase your powered awning quits working
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Old 11-12-2018, 07:10 AM   #8
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Thank you everyone! I truly appreciate the information...
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