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Old 11-27-2015, 10:43 AM   #1
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Slide awning removal

I would like to remove the slide's awning to clean and wax the top of the slide and to condition the rubber seals and bottom of the awning..

Not sure if I can just remove the slide's outside awning brackets and leave the top attached to the coach. That way I can lay the awning and roller on top of the coach and do what i need to do. Anyone have experience doing this?

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Old 11-27-2015, 11:22 AM   #2
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I had a leak under my slide out awning and did exactly what you suggest. First I ran the slide all the way out. At the ends of the awning tube are holes that I put small screwdrivers in. Then I brought the slide about halfway back in which released the tension on the fabric. It was just a matter of removing the screws from the brackets and laying the awning & tube on the roof while I fixed the leak. After reinstalling the brackets run the slide back out just until there is enough tension to remove the screwdrivers. It's best to have two people doing this.
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Old 11-28-2015, 07:35 PM   #3
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Thanks.That will be my plan sometime tomorrow or Monday.. It will also give me a chance to replace the sealant on the bracket screws.
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