Gas sorted but now have a wonky awning.

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  1. Hollyberry

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    Hi
    Thanks to all the advice here I changed the gas regulator (even checked it with soapy water--I'm learning) & now working fine.


    But now I have a wonky awning. It will not roll in evenly, locking in at one end while sticking out still at other.
    Read online this can be due to the fabric getting uneven?

    Any ideas on how to resolve it, please?

    P.S Thanks also to whoever recommended silicone spray. Managed to find one in only the 3rd shop today so can silicone anything and everything now.
     
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    You are really learning fast Holly...:Smile:

    explain wonky awning?

    Wind it right out and make sure there is no debris stcuk in the container would be a start, if its the same wonky as I think you mean?
     
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    Hi, sorry but not much I can tell you about your awning......I just wanted to advise you not to spray your silicone anywhere near surfaces which are likely to be painted later as the paint will not adhere.

    Brian
     
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    You could try asking Peter JCMH he is an awning specialist he may know what the problem is PETEEEEEEEEEEEEEER are you thereeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee:Wink:
     
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    Hi, sorry but not much I can tell you about your awning......I just wanted to advise you not to spray your silicone anywhere near surfaces which are likely to be painted later as the paint will not adhere.


    I never knew that!!!! so far just used it on the runners of sliding doors but will head your advice! Thank you.
     
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    Is it simply sticking out or catching on the 'box'?

    If it's catching the temp solution is push it back/forward gently depending on which end is catching, the full solution is unwind completely and loosen the bolts where the arms meet the front and adjust for/aft, again depending on which end is catching. If you get into this only adjust a mm ish at a time, both arms the same.

    We had one on our first van fitted new and after about a year it need adjusted.

    Good luck:thumb:
     
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    Thanks, Peter, that looks really helpful. Will have a go at it tomorrow.
     
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