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Old 11-04-2014, 05:14 PM   #1
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Awning won't retract

Have a problem with our 05 Magna, one of the big patio awnings, (Zip-Dee) is stuck, extended about 30 inches, won't come in or go out...Have checked and reset the circuit breaker and put a new battery in the remote..Nothing works..... Any ideas out there, I'm afraid to drive it down the road to a dealer with it stuck out like that...

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Old 11-04-2014, 08:40 PM   #2
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You should have info/manual on the awning in the box of info CC provided, if that is with the coach? Usually they have a manual method of operating, with instructions in this manual. If not, call the awning manufacturer and ask for guidance on how to pull it back in.

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Old 11-04-2014, 08:46 PM   #3
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See if you can trace the power line from switch to battery. Mine has an in line fuse which got corroded and would not allow power to pass thru. I cleaned it and put electrical grease on it -- works fine now.
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Ours has a manual crank.....
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Old 11-27-2014, 09:16 PM   #5
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Manual crank up at the awning. My rear awning is acting goofy sometimes it works, most times not. I called Zip Dee and was told by the tech that the manual crank is on the unit. They sell a wheel but he told me it's a male fitting you can use a socket and power drill to wind it in. Sorry but i don't recall the size. Once in, zip tie it shut and disconnect the controller. I'd call Zip Dee. They really have good tech supporr.
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