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Old 06-23-2015, 04:09 PM   #1
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Dometic Awning Arm

I broke the right awning arm during a collision with a fence post and need to replace it. Actually, I tore part of it loose from the trailer. I cannot find and part numbers on the arm and Dometic has two versions available. Does anyone know what the difference is between the "basement" and "standard" arm?

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Old 06-23-2015, 04:14 PM   #2
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The basement arms are for an awning to be used over a slide out, they typically extend straight out from tbe trailer.

Dometic is pretty good about having all their manuals available online.

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Old 06-23-2015, 04:20 PM   #3
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According to this website, Dometic 8551201.400 WeatherPro Awning Hardware Basement Model Camper Trailer RV

The power awning is the basement model and the standard is the manual.
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:53 PM   #4
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I am sorry for not including this info in my original post. I have a 9100 series power patio awning. The Power Patio Awing manual I have says it applies to both the basement and standard hardware. Looking at drawings, both look identical.
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