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Old 09-21-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
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ZipDee leak

The main awning on my coach is a manually deployed ZipDee. The aluminum cover (the segmented section that the fabric rolls into when closed) leaks like crazy during moderate rainfall along the joints. Is there anything "fixable" here or am I looking at a complete replacement?
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Old 09-21-2013, 11:15 PM   #2
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Well, there is no way to keep the "joints" from leaking. I had the manual ZipDee and it is the most bullet proof manual awning you will find,

I suggest you contact ZipDee if you have any questions. i found them to be most accommodating.
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I will sugget the leak may be the interface ribbon.

It is a cloth that is sewn around two rubber solids that hold if to the coach.

Ours rotted away and it leaked like crazy.

Suggestion to all with this awning.

Visit a hardware store and get about a foot of small chain, cut into two pieces, then at each end of awning attach chain to awning aluminum cover with good screw or nut and bolt, other end to trip rail screw.

Awning cannot get away, PO did that on ours, saved our butt when we deployed it first time.
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