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Old 08-03-2010, 05:51 AM   #11
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I have the same problem with the door rubbing the awning . Anyone have a name or a URL for this wheel thing???

Found it. Awning roller


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Old 08-03-2010, 06:00 AM   #12
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My 8285WS can home yesterday and I checked the door while opening the awning. It easy clearned the door by at least 4"

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Old 08-10-2010, 01:57 PM   #13
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I am also having this issue with our 8317RKSS... time to have the dealer take a look at it while fixing our AC vents
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Old 08-10-2010, 06:07 PM   #14
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my parents prowler camper/toy hauler came with the wheel on the door from factory. It just touches when the awning is closed. when the awning is open the wheel helps the door open close rolling on the awning and preventing the door from making a hole from the corner.
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:28 PM   #15
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Double check your info sheet that you (hopefully) received. Fully extended to the limits--is actually "hyper-extended" as they say. The point at which the awning is inserted into the roller should be on "top", so that's just a smidge from "fully" extended. Make sense? In the recommended position, the doors will clear as long as the awning isn't dipped.

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Old 08-10-2010, 09:07 PM   #16
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I wouldn't want the door or a roller on the door to contact the awning. Even the roller will eventually stretch the awning where it contacts. It's definitely not set up right or it's installed incorrectly.


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Old 08-10-2010, 09:09 PM   #17
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I have a 2011 Rockwood 2604 and noticed the same issue this week while camping. With the awning extended and not pulled downward or in a tipped for rain, it clears not problem. Pull it down or tip for rain and the fabric rubs the hydralic hinge on top of the door. Wonder if the rollers will work with the hinge??? Or, it's back to the dealer. Thanks,
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:25 AM   #18
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I just installed one of these rollers on my door to prevent any tears/scrapes in the awning during those times when it's dipped to much. When extending my awning I go all the way out and then bring it in some so the flap covering the roller is hanging roughly 5-6 inches down. When I got the trailer I just use to extend it all the way and noticed that with the slightest breeze would the flap would fling up and stay on top of awning. I realized I had it too extended and now the issue has gone away by allowing it to hang a little more. The awning doesn't touch my door when extended out. It only becomes a problem when dipped too much and now that I have the wheel on installed I'm hoping no tears/scrapes will occur.

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