One Arm Has Broken At The Top Of RV Awning - Is It Repairable?

by Shirley Hutchison
(Havelock Ontario)

Question: MY son not knowing how to open the awning asked a neighbour on our park who proceeded to force the awning and snapped the top of the there anyway to repair the arm would we have to buy a new awning?

Robbie: Good news... It's totally repairable. Simply remove the arm (should be easy, the top is already broke off) and take it to any RV repair center and they can replace the end of the arm. When you return, slide it into the same place you slid the broken arm from and replace it at the top, removing the two lag bolts at the broken piece using a little silicone on the threads when you replace them.

Good luck, Robbie

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