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Old 03-14-2020, 02:56 PM   #1
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Model: Shadow Cruiser 225RBS
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Shadow Cruiser 225RBS Power Awning Blowing Fuses

Good Morning, all...

Yesterday I cleaned our power awning in the morning & let it dry until early evening. It retracted just fine, but when I went to extend it this morning it blew the 15 amp fuse after partially extending. I replaced the fuse (several times), but it blew the fuse immediately when I tried to extend or retract the awning.

According to paperwork, the awning is LCI Model V000144147.

Now what? Help!

Don
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Old 03-14-2020, 05:08 PM   #2
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Cranked Awning in...

Called my hometown RV service guy & he told me how to retract the awning manually, as he thought the motor probably went out.

There is a small dust cover on the front awning arm at the top by the roller (that's where the motor is); remove the dust cover and you will see a 3/8" nut; just crank (and crank and crank and crank - our neighbor came over with his power drill & zoomed it in; a power drill is definitely a purchase I will make for the RV) until it is completely retracted.

Will get the awning repaired under our extended warranty when we return home.

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