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Old 10-05-2016, 09:31 AM   #1
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Awning problem

I am getting ready to replace my awning which is a 21' carefree. I have watched videos and can do it. The problem is my old awning will not unroll all the way. Not quite enough to get the valance to hang. it is still caught in the last roll of awning.I cannot even unroll it the rest of the way manually. Do I have a spring problem or is there a way to adjust it during my replacement process?? Thanks for any help.

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Old 10-06-2016, 05:58 AM   #2
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If you are replacing the awning fabric, just cut the old fabric and unroll manually. It could be that the roller is fully extended (like a roller blind) and just needs to have the spring adjusted when you install the new awning.

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Old 10-07-2016, 07:46 AM   #3
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That is what I thought. I downloaded A & E instructions on how many turns on each spring. I think I will remove both springs and inspect them and reinstall with the correct Turns on them and hopefully that will solve the problem. The PO sure did not do any maintenance and I keep finding little things. I will have it ready for spring and that was my goal. Thanks
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