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Old 11-06-2019, 08:23 PM   #1
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LCI awning motor failure

I have a 2016 Salem Cruiselite Model 241QBX. My awning drive motor failed due to water intrusion.
I took the motor apart and found an open connection at the mounting block where the brush braid connects. The block was rusty and the braid burned in half.
I plan to buy a replacement motor but will waterproof the housing better than factory. Hopefully I can get 3 or 4 years out of this Chinese motor. I thought of buying the Dorman 742-141 1994 Chevy Lumina window motor but it doesn't have the 7/16" nut to manually operate the awning in case the motor fails again.
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Old 11-09-2019, 08:14 AM   #2
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Dorman parts are made in china
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I just replaced mine. It is not difficult. It does help to have another person to assist.
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