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Old 03-24-2017, 09:21 AM   #1
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E9500 awning question

For those of you with the 2017 model that includes the E9500 awning...

I don't recall how far our awning was retracted when we took delivery of our 21' TT back in January. Does this look normal or should I request some help from ETI?

(Please excuse the bugs on the casing)

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Fred, mine looked like that when I got home from picking it up. Extending and retracting took care of it.

If not that, you would think there is a close limit switch off some sort. Do you have the manual on you?
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I found this, the very last thing in the manual.

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I found this, the very last thing in the manual.]

I tried the first solution with no success. Gonna look into the reset.

Jim, is yours fully retracted?
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Yes, it is.
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Mine looks like yours Fred. Let us know if the reset works.
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Mine looks like yours Fred. Let us know if the reset works.


OK. I will report back in a couple of days.
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any ideas as to what the bent piece of perhaps metal that appears to be riveted to the hull is for?..
guide the awning upward on retraction?
prevent awning from scraping the hull during deployment and retraction?

Fred..you are providing a valuable service for 2nd gen buyers as you may be one of the few who are full timing it with a new trailer, thus providing a great shakedown for the new design.
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OK. I found a photo of how the awning looked the day when we picked it up and today. I wish I had a clearer shot of the January photo.



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Seems like freeway wind blast and passing semis would start working it's way in there. Hopefully the last page in the manual will do the trick.Thanks Jim. Seeing build photos, i was unable to think of a way to put awning straps on this new type, as a safety measure.

You know how u unroll wrapping paper, then roll it back up on the tube. One end hangs out a bit if not lined up exact. I wonder if the back end is sealed flush and this front end is popping out from the factory(dometic), you know the canvas sitting on the tube off just a bit, but compounds the problem as it rolls up. The pick up day photo appears to be not flush also.
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