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Old 11-14-2009, 03:44 PM   #1
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Door awning problem

Hi. I'm new to this site, and have a most vexing problem. I have a 2005 Fleetwood Providence, with a Dometic Oasis Door Awning. I retracted the awning today, and it came in as usual. I wan't sure that I had it all the way in, so I pressed the retract button one more time. The awning flew open at a high rate of speed, and then quit working completely. I can still hear the motor running, but it will not move the awning. Has anyone had this happen, or know of a fix? Thank you!

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Old 11-15-2009, 05:12 AM   #2
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Welcome to iRV2.com. We are glad to have you join us here and we look forward to reading of your adventures and experiences. Sorry to hear the door awning has broken. It was probably not adjusted properly and has over stressed the coupler. The The broken coupler holds the tube and the spring loaded arms keeps it out. You will have to have the awning repaired and properly adjusted. Good luck and keep us posted.
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