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Replacement Switch Kit for Solera Power RV Awnings - Black

Replacement Switch Kit for Solera Power RV Awnings - Black

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Replaces the black power switch for your Solera 12V or Smart Arm electric RV awning. 1-800-940-8924 to order Lippert accessories and parts part number LC285500 or order online at Free expert support on all Lippert products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Switch Kit for Solera Power RV Awnings - Black. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Lippert Accessories and Parts - LC285500

  • RV Awnings
  • Switches
  • Lippert
  • Black
  • Solera Replacement

Replaces the black power switch for your Solera 12V or Smart Arm electric RV awning.


  • Replaces the power switch for your Solera 12V or Smart Arm electric RV awning
    • Easily splices into your RV's wiring
  • Overall dimensions: 3-1/2" long x 3" wide
  • Durable plastic construction
  • Hardware not included
  • Black color


  • All Solera 12V and Smart Arm electric RV awnings

285500 Replacement Lippert Solera Electric Awning Switch Kit - Black

Installation Details LC285500 Installation instructions

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Video Transcript for Lippert Components RV Awnings LC285500 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're talking a look at the Solara Power Awning Switch Kit. The replacement Solara power RV awnings switch kit and wire harness is a universal design for all Solara power awnings. This easy to install kit allows you to extend or retract your power awning with the simple push of a button, so you have extend and retract functions on the switch.It comes with the switch, the mount plate and the wire harness. The unit itself is made from a durable plastic construction, it's black in color. The kit should be used with, but does not include, the power awning bezel spacer. The product's made in the USA and the last thing I want to mention is the measurements real quick, so from edge to edge, side to side going this direction, I got a measurement of two and 5/16ths inches.

Edge to edge, up and down, I measure two and 13/16ths inches.That's going to do it for today's look at the Solara Power Awning Switch Kit.

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Replacement Switch Kit for Solera Power RV Awnings - Black - LC285500

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (13 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the black power switch for your Solera 12V or Smart Arm electric RV awning.


Perfect replacement


It fixed the issue with my awning. Have used it several times and still works good.


I got my item in a reasonable time, with tracking, (sight glitch, said attempted delivery Thurs 6pm) actually got it Friday 11am. Etrailer had an excellent sale price 60% off just when I needed it! Plan to install it on my 22' Legend Car Hauler to which I'm adding an 18 foot Solera power awning, Thank You!


Exact replacement. Deprived as promised


Great product used over an year and not a problem out of it


This switch was easy to install and makes it better to be able to open and close my awning.




Thnks for the good service







See what our Experts say about this Lippert Accessories and Parts

  • Switch Wiring Diagram for Solera Power Awning Switch Kit # LC285500
    I attached a wiring diagram for the Solera Power Awning Switch Kit # LC285500 for you to check out.
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  • Are There 4 or 6 Terminals On The Back Of The Solera Power Awning Switch Kit LC285500?
    The Solera Power Awning Switch Kit # LC285500 does have 6 pins on the back of it, the included harness just has two internal jumper wires running between a few of the pins making it so there are only four wires. Since your switch has 6 individual wires you would just disconnect them one at a time from your old switch, and install them one at a time in the same position of your new switch to make sure everything functions correctly. You will not need to use the included harness. I included...
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  • Replacement 12V Switch for Solera Power Awning with Slow Retraction
    That is exactly what it sounds like is going on. for your situation I recommend checking the wiring on the back of the switch to make sure it's clean and has solid connections. If it looks like it needs to be replaced then you just need the switch itself: - Black Switch # LC285500 - White Switch # LC285499 Just be sure to follow the wiring instructions that come with the switch if you end up replacing it.
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  • Switch for Solera Awning to Allow it to Power In and Out
    The Solera switch part # LC285500 that you referenced was designed to fit all Solera power awnings so it would work well to give you an inside switch to extend and retract. This would not affect the batteries ability to charge either.
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  • Can an Awning Switch Be Added Outside on a Trailer?
    There should be no issue wiring a separate switch on the outside of your trailer. However, there won't be a way to do this without hardwiring the # LC285500 into your current switch. I should also mention that this isn't typically used outside, so it is not weather proof. If you do end up mounting it outside, it should be done somewhere protected from the rain.
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  • Replacement 4-Pin Switch for RV Awning
    We do have awning power switches with four wires in both black and white, the Replacement Switch Kit for Solera Power RV Awnings part # LC285499 for white or part # LC285500 for black. Please note, if your wire colors don't match you will need to match them by function using the diagram below. The dimensions of the switch are 3-1/2" long x 3" wide.
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  • Replacement 4-Wire Awning Switch for a Dometic 9100 Power Awning
    Everything I could find on the switch for a Dometic 9100 Power Awning is that the correct switch is the 3310455.062. While we do not carry that exact switch, it is a 4 wire design. This means you can use the Replacement Switch Kit # LC285500. Because the wire colors are different between the 3310455.062 and # LC285500, you will need to wire it by matching function to function, opposed to color to color.
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  • What Causes Solera Awning To Slowly Open By Itself?
    No, The Replacement Switch Kit # LC285500 you were looking at for your Solera awning is not a dynamic switch, it's just a regular switch. You can easily test if it's the switch by unhooking it with the awning all the way closed and seeing if it still slowly opens. Based on the issue you described it sounds more like the motor has an issue as that's what is used to keep the awning from opening when power is not sent to it. More than likely you're going to need # LC266149 if your awning...
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  • Troubleshooting Solera Awning Motor Retracting Slowly or Stopping
    I checked with the manufacturer for you, and they say that the Solera Awnings are slower when they retract. If you are sure there are 12 volts by testing with a multimeter the next thing to do is ensure the pitch arms aren't bent at all, which can cause issues. After that, they said to take a look at the ground wire before the switch, and make sure that has a good connection. Also make sure the switch is not damaged in any way, and if it needs replacing you can do that with the Solera...
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  • How Do I Wire The Replacement Switch Kit For Solera Power Awnings LC285500
    The Replacement Solera Awning Switch # LC285500 has 4 wires: white, red, black and blue. I have attached the diagram below which will show you the function of each wire. As far as the white and blue wires on your camper, wire color is not always universal, so it is hard to say exactly what will wire to what. It may be white to white and blue to blue, but we recommend going in with a circuit tester # PTW2992 to determine the function of each wire. With a tester it will be fairly easy to...
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  • Can A 18V Solera Awning Be Converted To 12V?
    I spoke with Lippert, and they informed me that yes you can convert your 18V awning to 12V buy using a 2-way power feed wiring harness (found in # LCV000334969-362243) to go from the awning arm to your coach, and then from here you will need to hard wire to your power source. Also, since you mentioned that you wanted to use a switch, you can use either: -Solera Power Awning Switch Kit # LC285500 for black, Or, -Solera Power Awning Switch Kit # LC285499 for white.
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  • Troubleshooting Solera Power Awning That Stopped Working
    There aren't any fuses in the motor or arm. It is possible that the motor burned out or the drive head gears # LC353964 have gone bad. If you need a replacement motor then you will use the Solera Power Awning Replacement Motor # LC266149. The best way to test is to remove the head housing and use a circuit tester like # PTW2993 to check the wires going into the motor for power. If you have power going into the motor when you press the switch then you know that the motor is bad. If...
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  • Are There 19' Wide RV Awnings Available With Only An 8' Projection
    We don't currently offer a complete kit with for an 19' awning with only an 8' projection so you would have to buy all the components separately or use the Solera XL 12V Power RV Awning - 19' Wide - 9'8" Projection - Black Fade # LCV000334966-362243 or White Fade # LCV000335007-362241. You're correct that these would have a 78" arm height so you'd want to measure your trailer to ensure these would fit. If not then you'll need the following components: Roller and Fabric Kit for 19' Solera...
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