Fiamma electric awning

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  1. Nirvanauk

    Nirvanauk Funster

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    Hi,
    I have just purchased my first motorhome after 2years of researching, knew exactly what I wanted and then bought something totally different! Oh well.
    However my 3 year old van has an electric awning which creaks and groans on the way out but makes it. On the way back it slowly grinds to a halt about half way through. The question is am I ok to spray anything that moves with either WD40 or silicone spray or will this do more harm than good?
    Many thanks.
    Nirvanauk
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    hello and welcome to the FUN !

    certainly sounds like it needs some lubrication...

    personally, i'd use a light silicon grease rather than WD40....WD40 dries out after a while.

    clean off as much muck from the links and pivots as possible and protect the fabric as best you can so as not to stain it with grease.

    if its a Fiamma awning then Peter at John's cross motorhomes (MHF member) will be along to advise you better.
     
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    niggle Banned - Rule 1

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    copper grease the joints is all you need to do and it will go in/out fine mine did the smame :Eek!::Eek!:
     
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