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Old 09-12-2017, 02:57 PM   #1
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Check awning power cord for leaks

Doing a once over check I found a big opening where the cord enters the trailer and you can only see it when the awing is out.
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Old 09-12-2017, 03:35 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting this; there are so many ways for water to sneak in! And some of them are almost hidden, like this one.
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Old 09-23-2017, 08:48 AM   #3
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Had the exact same issue with our new HT 28.5RSTS. The sealant had stuck on the rail and pulled away at some point when the awning was opened between the factory and delivery but it was caught in time as there had been no heavy rain at the dealership when the unit was delivered in July. We were staying at the dealerships campground when a downpour hit and we noticed the leak on the bedroom floor. When we opened the awning we saw where the sealant pulled out of the wiring hole and the rain water followed the wiring. Luck was with us because the cubby hole where the leak was at is where we put our soiled bath towels and they absorbed the water. Dealership took care of the issue on the spot
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Old 09-23-2017, 11:19 AM   #4
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Good call, I'd better check that one.
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We have the same issue.
Tried fixing a few times, but it keeps reopening. Luckily we have never had a sign of water enter the tt from this location. I think it needs a flexible boot, instead of caulking.
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You can already see on the picture it has to go one way or the other. Since it does't want to go in the arm it has to go back in the wall. If you have water intrusion just install a psc. flat rubber over top. As long the loop is below the hole no water will get in.
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I will check ours, maybe try to insert a cut o-ring around 12v so it doesn't rub on awning arm either. Thanks.
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