Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-05-2015, 03:51 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 19
Electric entrance door awning

We have a 2008 Camelot 42 with all Carefree of Colorado awnings including and electric one over the entrance door. I would not retract just as we were leaving for a two week trip so I had no choice but to cut off -UGGH!!!!!! I am now trying to get the guts out to replace whatever is broke - must be some type of gear. The problem is I do not see how to get the roller out as there are NO screws on the end caps. I have all the hardware off that extends the awning but cannot see how to get to the motor/gears/roller. I have absolutely NO literature/manual for this awning. In doing some searching it seem like the Marquois door awning has screws on the end cap so this is definitely not that one. The only other model I found in the searches is a Freedom but not literature or instructions for that model. I am attaching a couple of pictures in hopes that someone has had this same trouble and can give me some help. Thanks in advance. Jim Moody
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0587.jpg
Views:	28
Size:	233.2 KB
ID:	108863   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0586.jpg
Views:	24
Size:	210.3 KB
ID:	108864  


jwm4007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 10-05-2015, 04:02 PM   #2
Senior Member
BigSkyBob's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Western Montana on the Divide
Posts: 1,307
Hi Jim. I have a 2008 Camelot 40' and had the same issue with my OTD awning. On mine, the end caps "popped off" using a screw driver and the palm of my hand, no screws. The plastic drive gear in the motor breaks so you will need the entire drive motor, not cheap. The newer version has a double metal drive gear so should last a while. The motor comes out toward the rear of the coach and was a bugger as my patio awning mounting arm was in the way. So I had to remove the mounting screws for the door awning and swing it up away from the coach to remove the motor. If you need further info PM me.

Bob Retired Army Traveling alone now except for Charlie the Beagle.
2008 Camelot 40 PDQ 4 slides ISL400 towing a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 Quadcab
Western MT in summer, AZ, NV in winter
BigSkyBob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2015, 04:39 PM   #3
Senior Member
Tha_Rooster's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 4,707
First I would have pushed it in and zipped tide it closed. Then you have time to diagnose the problem,power or motor. The motor is relatively simple to change just remove end cap unscrew motor and pull it out. I had similar problem except mine shot out running down the freeway like a bat wing. I zipped it closed and replaced motor when I returned home.
2007 Fleetwood Revolution LE 40V
Tha_Rooster is offline   Reply With Quote

awning, door

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front electric steps loose taipan Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 5 10-10-2014 01:30 AM
Electric Hot Water Heater Issues wroot Class A Motorhome Discussions 7 10-09-2014 04:36 PM
Electric Heaters? KarenS144 iRV2.com General Discussion 32 08-16-2014 12:47 PM
1994 Southwind electric system ShelleyFunny Class A Motorhome Discussions 11 05-27-2014 07:30 AM
Induction Cooktop v. Electric Cooktop Deek Newmar Owner's Forum 23 04-12-2014 11:19 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:53 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.