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					                                       CAREFREE CAMPOUT AWNING
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                                   OWNER’ MANUAL/OPERATING INSTRUCTONS
READ ENTIRE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE BEGINNING                                                                                                    052881-003
OPERATION. FOLLOW ALL CAUTIONS, WARNINGS                                  1. TO EXTEND AWNING (cont.)
AND NOTES TO PREVENT INJURY OR DAMAGE TO                                  E.   Release upper brace from
                                                                               lead bar and extend
AWNING OR VEHICLE.                                                             upward. Place end of
CUSTOMER MUST RECEIVE THIS MANUAL                                              brace in upper rafter loop
                                                                               hanger located inside the
UPON INSTALLATION— MANUAL CONTAINS                                             bag approximately 4” in
SAFETY, INSTALLATION, OPERATION, CARE                                          from each outer edge. If
                                                                               using an Add-A-Room or
AND MAINTENANCE AND WARRANTY                                                   Screenroom , place braces
INFORMATION                                                                    in loops behind the bag.
                                                                          F.   Extend brace outward to tension canopy by forcing the end plug on the
                                                                               brace against the vehicle body. Lock into place by pushing the flipper
SECTION 1: SAFETY INFORMATION                                                  lock, past center until it is almost parallel with the rafter assembly.

CAUTION: means a hazard that may cause minor or moderate injury if        2. CARPORT POSITION
the warning is ignored. It also may mean a hazard that will cause         NOTE: 6’CAMPOUTS CANNOT BE PLACED IN THE CARPORT POSITION!
damage to property.
                                                                          A.   Extend awning as described in previous steps, 1.A through 1.F.
CAUTION: CAUTION: ALWAYS SUPPORT THE LEAD RAIL WITH                       B.   Release carport foot
YOUR HAND ONCE THE BAG IS UNZIPPED.                                            from bottom bracket
                                                                               by holding upward on
CAUTION: ONCE THE CENTER STRAP IS DETACHED, THE LEAD BAR                       the pin and then
WILL NO LONGER BE SUPPORTED BY THE AWNING BAG. IT WILL                         raising the foot out of
BE NECESSARY TO PHYSICALLY HOLD THE LEAD BAR TO PREVENT                        the bracket.
THE AWNING FROM FALLING OR INADVERTENTLY UNROLLING!
                                                                          C.   Swing arm outward
CAUTION: GROUND STAKES WILL NOT PREVENT THE AWNING                             and stand up
FROM MOVING IN THE WIND!                                                       vertically. Drive
                                                                               ground stakes through the holes in the
CAUTION: ONCE THE FLIPPER ARM IS RELEASED, THE SUPPORT                         foot and into the ground for support. CAUTON: GROUND STAKES WILL
ARM WILL WANT TO SLIDE DOWNWARD QUICKLY. TAKE CARE TO                          NOT PREVENT THE
KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM ANY POSSIBLE PINCH POINTS WHEN                            AWNING FROM MOVING IN THE WIND!
LOWERING SUPPORT ARM!
                                                                          3. TO CLOSE AWNING
                                                                          A.   Lower awning down to its lowest position by releasing the flipper latch on
SECTION II: OPERATION                                                          the support arm assembly. CAUTION: ONCE THE FLIPPER LATCH IS
                                                                               RELEASED, THE SUPPORT ARM WILL WANT TO SLIDE DOWNWARD
1. TO EXTEND AWNING                                                            QUICKLY. TAKE CARE TO KEEP HANDS AWAY FROM ANY POSSIBLE
                                                                               PINCH POINT WHEN LOWERING SUPPORT ARM!
NOTE: CAMPOUT CAN BE SET UP BY ONE PERSON BUT IS EASIER
                                                                          B.   Remove one upper brace assembly from
WITH TWO.
                                                                               the loop hanger. Collapse brace
                                                                               assembly completely and store brace
A.  Carefully unzip Campout storage bag. CAUTION: ALWAYS
                                                                               assembly in lead rail.
    SUPPORT THE LEAD RAIL WITH YOUR HAND ONCE THE BAG IS
    UNZIPPED. Move to the center of the bag and detach the velcro strap   C.   Repeat with opposite brace assembly.
    that is supporting the leadrail at this point.
CAUTION: ONCE THE CENTER STRAP IS DETACHED, THE LEAD BAR                  D.   Remove one lower arm assembly from
WILL NO LONGER BE SUPPORTED BY THE AWNING BAG. IT WILL                         bottom bracket, pivot upward and store in
BE NECESSARY TO PHYSICALLY HOLD THE LEAD BAR TO PREVENT                        lead rail.
THE AWNING FROM FALLING OR INADVERTENTLY UNROLLING!
                                                                          E.   Repeat with opposite arm assembly.
B.   Unroll awning to complete extension.                                 F.   Move to center of awning (if operating with one person). Grasp lead rail
                                                                               and roll fabric up to the stored position inside of the bag. NOTE: LEAD
C.   Remove one support                                                        RAIL MUST ROLL UNDER FABRIC.
     arm assembly from the                                                     FABRIC MUST BE ROLLED TIGHT ON
     front storage slot in                                                     THE LEAD RAIL IN ORDER TO
     lead rail. Swing the                                                      OBTAIN PROPER STORAGE.
     arm assembly toward
                                                                          G.   Attach center Velcro strap around leadrail
     vehicle and slide the
                                                                               and fabric. Zip up bag to store for travel.
     foot into the bottom
     bracket. Adjust the
     height of support arm
     and lock into place.
     (Lock into place by pushing the flipper lock
     downward, past center until it is almost parallel with the arm).          11’and 12’CAMPOUTS COME EQUIPPED WITH A CENTER
                                                                               RAFTER. TO MOUNT RAFTER PLACE THE END OF THE RAFTER
D.   Repeat with opposite end support arm assembly.                            INTO THE CENTER LOOP HANGER IN THE BAG. ADJUST
                                                                               RAFTER USING FLIPPER LOCKS AND PLACE THE OTHER END
                                                                               INTO THE INSIDE OF THE LEAD RAIL.
                                                          SECTION III: CARE AND MAINTENANCE
     1. CARE OF FABRIC
                                                                                     2. PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
     Mildew will not form on the awning material itself, but may form on the
     dust allowed to accumulate on the canopy. A mild cleaner will keep your         Like any other part of the RV, an owner should periodically inspect the
     vinyl awning looking like new. Follow instructions on container.                awning. The following items should be checked.
     NOTE: ALLOW CANOPY TO DRY COMPLETELY                                       A.   All mounting screws are tight.
     BEFORE ROLLING AWNING UP.                                                  B.   Check all pivot points for enlargements of holes or broken rivets.
                                                                                C.   Check that the awning rail is tight against coach and all screws are tight.
     Metal surfaces should be cleaned with warm soapy solution and              D.   Check canopy for loose stitching and possible shrinkage.
     thoroughly rinsed.
                                                                  SECTION IV: WARRANTY
                                                                                7.   What is not covered under this warranty?
Know your rights and responsibilities before operating this                     A.   Fabric damage such as pinholes or tears not reported within ten (10)
product! Please read the “  limited” warranty provisions below                       calendar days of purchase.
carefully. Improper operation and maintenance, abuse, neglect,                  B.   Improper installation and/or any damage or failure that results
etc., will void your warranty.                                                       from improper installation of the product, including fabric damage
                                                                                     caused by improper installation.
1.   Duration: Two Year Limited Warranty. Two years parts, labor and            C.   Product abuse and normal wear. ”     Normal Wear” includes the
     freight on all components.                                                      occasional need to re-tension the awning.
                                                                                D.   Conditions that are not related to the material or workmanship of the
2.   Who gives this warranty?                                                        product: including any failure that results from an accident, wind, rain,
     Carefree of Colorado, A Scott Fetzer Company (the “Company”).                                                                    s
                                                                                     water pooling, or other acts of God; purchaser’ abuse; neglect; failure to
                                                                                     operate, or use or maintain the product in accordance with the
3.   Who receives this warranty?                                                     instructions provided in the Owners Manual supplied with the product;
     The original purchaser (the “Purchaser” other than for purposes of
                                            ),                                       (failure to operate the product(s) in accordance with instructions in the
     resale, of a Campout Awning. This warranty is not transferable.                          s
                                                                                     Owner’ Manual and on the product shall also include the removal or
                                                                                     alteration of any product component or device. In the event of any such
4.   Responsibilities of the Company under this warranty.                            removal or alteration, this warranty is void).
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     Repair or replace at Warrantor’ option, of the covered part(s)             E.   Any component not sold or manufactured by the Company.
     which Warrantor, in the exercise of its reasonable discretion,             F.   ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS,
     determines to be effective; provided that the Warrantor receives                DAMAGE, OR EXPENSE THAT MAY RESULT FROM ANY
     notice of the defect within the stated warranty period for the                  DEFECT, FAILURE, OR MALFUNCTION OF THE CAREFREE OF
     respective product/ component. Warrantor will also pay the                      COLORADO PRODUCT. Some states do not allow the exclusion or
     respective servicing dealer or agent for performing any repairs                 limitation on incidental or consequential damages, so the above
     authorized by Warrantor as per the terms of this warranty.                      limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
     Company will allow for normal freight and labor charges - labor is         G.   Damage while traveling due to the awning not being properly stowed.
     based on Flat Rate Form. CHARGES FOR TRAVEL TIME AND                       H.   Any failure that results from the use of another product with a
     MILEAGE ARE NOT COVERED BY THE WARRANTY.                                                     s
                                                                                     Warrantor’ product that is not specifically approved by the
                                                                                     Warrantor.
5.   Responsibilities of the Purchaser under this warranty.
A.   Promptly notify seller, or alternately, the Company of any claim           8.   When Warrantor will perform repair or replacement under
     hereunder.                                                                      warranty.
B.   Retain dated proof of purchase for specified product, and provide it as    A.   Repair or replacement will be scheduled and performed according to
     requested.                                                                      normal work flow at the nearest Authorized Service Dealer, and
C.   Inspect the awning upon purchase to confirm the condition of the                depending on the availability of replacement parts.
     canopy and the proper operation of the product.                            B.   If the Purchaser does not receive satisfactory results from the
D.   Perform “ Periodic Preventative Maintenance” as specified in                    Authorized Service Dealer, the Purchaser should contact the Carefree of
     Owners Manual.                                                                  Colorado Customer Care Department.
E.   Deliver any product claimed or found defective during warranty
     period to the nearest Carefree of Colorado Authorized Service              THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU
     Dealer. The Original Purchaser is responsible for any expenses             MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO
     related to delivery or pick up of product to/from the Service              STATE. No action to enforce this warranty shall be commenced later than 30
     Dealer. Visit carefreeofcolorado.com for the name of nearest               days expiration of the warranty period. The duration of this Limited Warranty
     Authorized Service Dealer, or call Carefree a the phone number             also limits the duration of any implied warranty such as warranty of
     shown above.                                                               merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose. Some states do not
F.   At the option the Company, return the product or part to Carefree          allow such limitations so the implied warranty limitation may not apply to you.
     Colorado for inspection. Carefree Authorization to Return form             Carefree of Colorado reserves the right to change the specifications and
     must be obtained before any product or part is returned.                   design of any product without notice and with no obligation to make
G.   Use reasonable care in maintenance, operation, use and storage             corresponding changes to products previously manufactured.
     of the product in accordance with the instructions contained in the
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     owner’ manual.

6.   What is covered by this warranty?
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     Defects on the manufacturer’ material and workmanship of
     product under normal use, and which occur within the duration of the
     warranty period. On all awnings, the following parts are covered only as
     follows: (a) Fabrics, free from quality defects (normal wear and                                                      A Scott Fetzer Company
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     fading are excluded); (b) Roller Tube, against extrusion defects; (c)                                                 2145 W. 6 Ave
     Springs (or Motor) Assembly(ies), against breakage; and (d)                                                           Broomfield, CO 80020
     Hardware, against extrusion defects.                                                                                  (800) 622-3230

				
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