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Old 06-24-2014, 04:38 PM   #1
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Awning pole/AC leaking

I have a 2008 Flagstaff 206lt. This past weekend a strong storm rolled in while we were camping. Apparently I didn't have enough angle to my awning and the weight of the water caused one of the adjustable horizontal poles that attach to the camper to bend in half. I did some searching last night on the web and it seems that it's easy to buy a whole new awning but I don't see anyone selling just the horizontal pole. Any suggestions?
We also seem to have water leaking out of the ceiling through the ac unit inside the camper, but only while the ac is on. We didn't get a drop inside during the rain. Is there a drain line that could be clogged causing this, or do I need to just reseal where the ac unit comes through the roof?

Thank you all for your help
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Old 06-24-2014, 04:44 PM   #2
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The AC is probably just sweat around the vents - it will do that when very humid out....


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Old 06-24-2014, 04:50 PM   #3
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The AC is probably just sweat around the vents - it will do that when very humid out....


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Old 06-24-2014, 04:57 PM   #4
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As for the awning pole, can you post a picture of what is bent and what you're looking for?

Also, do you know the brand of your awning? Most companies have parts diagrams.

btw, welcome to the rain bent my dang awning club. I'm a card-carrying member.
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Agreed.
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I will try to get a picture, but in the meantime, this is a 3 piece side pole and you can twist each section to set the length and to lock. The first section has a ball on the end that snaps to the side of the camper near the roof. It slides and locks in the middle pole. The middle pole then attaches to the piece that is permanently attached to the awning. The pole that attaches to the awning looks ok, but the other two are bent and broken. I was hoping to be able to replace the ball section and the middle pole only.
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