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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 26-04-2019, 17:30
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Originally Posted by Mrplodd View Post
If itís a recessed awning (Like Aurotrail fit) then the ONLY option is to remove the entire awning to get at the awning gearbox. Personal knowledge, had to do on two different A/Tís

BEWARE, itís not a light item and itís very easy to drop it, you need someone holding each end.

Andy does it need sealing when refitting ?


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I never bothered because the awning was heavily recessed into the sidewall of the Autotrails I had.

What surprised me was the size of the securing bolts!! 10mm spanner is all thatís needed.


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