Will depend on brand of awing. Dometic with the adjustable arms that are locked in place with the black screw knob have to be released before retracting. While the Carefree with the push button adjustment on the arms, can according the manual be offset by three holes and still retract normally. I run my carefree with both arms equal, but at max pitch so water runs off.
2011 Chevy Silverado 3500HD LT Ext Cab 4x4 Duramax/Allison, 2016 Redwood 39MB, Disc Brakes, Mor/ryde IS, GY 17.5" H tires, 5.5K Onan, Dual ACs, auto level, auto sat dish, stacked washer/dryer, residential fridge, King sleep number. Michelle & Ann