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Old 03-05-2016, 08:46 PM   #1
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Columbus compass awning issue

My in laws just purchased a columbus compass 381, they are out with it for the first time and can't get the awning out. It has a metal cover that doesn't seem you raise when trying to deploy. The awning just starts to unroll within it.
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Old 03-06-2016, 12:25 PM   #2
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The awning arms are probably stuck together. try starting the awning out a little and then pull the arms apart. If that works put a little silicone lube on the arms where they slid together.

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Old 03-15-2016, 08:43 PM   #3
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Isn't electric?
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:13 PM   #4
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Yes it's electric, when you press the awning out button it's starts unrolling but won't extend out until you manually list up in the metal cover
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:35 PM   #5
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Yes it's electric, when you press the awning out button it's starts unrolling but won't extend out until you manually lift up in the metal cover
If you can't get the dealer to fix it, you might have to remove it and re-curve it. Pictures would sure help.
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:37 PM   #6
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the black knobs on the arms may still be tight.
Check them and loosen them if necessary.

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Old 03-20-2016, 11:55 PM   #7
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It doesn't matter if the knobs are tight or not, you can open it or close it where ever they are
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