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Old 05-09-2013, 06:48 PM   #1
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Need Help: awning spring unwound in the tube!!!

Need help! I opened my awaning today. It is new because my airstream is 2013. When I tried to close it, I heard the spring relax in the tube. There is more tension! I can not go to the dealership to go to the dealership because we leave with the trailer in a week and the next appointment is available to me in June ... Is it possible to repair it by myself? Thanks
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:51 PM   #2
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Phone the 800 number for the awning manufacturer, perhaps there is some good advice they can offer.
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:19 PM   #3
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Here are the instructions to replace the spring mechanism.

http://awningsbyzipdee.com/media//DI...1dffffd523.pdf
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ZipDee website has instructions on how to tension the spring. It is easy to do, just be careful. A lot of power in the spring.
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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Need help! I opened my awaning today. It is new because my airstream is 2013. When I tried to close it, I heard the spring relax in the tube. There is more tension! I can not go to the dealership to go to the dealership because we leave with the trailer in a week and the next appointment is available to me in June ... Is it possible to repair it by myself? Thanks
Does the awning function properly?
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