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Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms

Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms

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Lippert Accessories and Parts - LC280343

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  • Reinstate stability on your Solera RV awning with the replacement gas strut. The 26", 124-lb gas strut for Short and Flat Arm awning assemblies will not only provide strength but also keep your RV awning extending and retracting smoothly. This 26" Gas Strut is designed for Solera short and flat awning arm assemblies with 124 pounds of force and is universal for power and manual Solera awnings. The replacement gas strut is proven to provide long-term durability and comes with a limited one-year warranty.
  • 26" Gas Strut designed for Solera Short and Flat awning arm assemblies
  • Exerts 124 lbs of force
  • Measures 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted
  • Universal for both power and manual Solera awnings
  • Adds stability and allows awning to extend and retract with ease
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year limited warranty


280343 Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lb For Short And Flat Awning Arms






Customer Reviews

Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms - LC280343

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (42 Customer Reviews)


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I was sent all the correct parts at a reasonable price. That’s more than me dealer could do for me. The price was reasonable enough that I ordered the replacement part I needed plus an extra.
Installation was easy so I didn’t need any tips




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the product was exactly what I needed, the only issue that I had was the fact that the item was ordered and took at least a week until it was shipped, I do not understand why it took 2 weeks to get here when it was in stock.




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Your service is very responsive and tim ely.
Thanks.




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Works like it’s supposed to,,easy order, came really fast Excellent service




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Good service items work as expected




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Right part delivered quickly.




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Weaker then originals.




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Works as designed and has held up well over the past year




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I've made several purchases as an RV or from a trailer and have never been disappointed if I make a mistake they help me correct it but in most cases because they have good customer support I don't make mistakes I get the right product each time and every time


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All i can say George, is they work
Ron p - 08/15/2018


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great service




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I pinched it in the arm of the awning well I was installing it and it snapped the eyelet right off. So I never got a chance to try it




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My representative was able to find exactly what I needed. Delivery was early as well.




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The original gas struts that came on my bullet camper awning was letting one end sag. I had the model number and brand name but couldn't find a replacement. I seen these on the etrailer site and decided to give them a try. They fit and work perfect! Love em.




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came on time thank you.not under standing y i can"t push shock in-or down




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Excellent service and communication! Kept me informed of my order and delivery time.




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Love how you have personal contact throughout ordering and shipping process




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Great services !


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Working perfectly, very stiff
Cuerrier - 08/25/2021


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Replacement awning fit fine, looks great! Gas charged struts were on back order for short time but this was promptly communicated to me. Overall excellent experience!




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The gas shock was delivered on time and works perfectly!! It was a replacement for a broken one on our Wildwood 27RKS electronic awning. It is stronger than the factory ones, so we will be replacing the other side to make them match.




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they are working great no problems




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Good fit regarding dimensions. They seem to be a bit stronger than the original equipment but these are definitely the ones listed by Solera as replacements. Thanks!




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The part fit perfect.




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The gas strut arrived on time and in perfect condition. I put it on the rv today and it works perfectly.




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Excellent product.Delivered safe,secure,fast..as always..Great company.Will shop again!




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fast delivery, but did not come with the star clips to fasten the strut to the awning



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  • Does Gas Strut Come With Push Nuts for Solera Awning
    The Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343 does not come with push nuts, you will need to locally source these. You can do this at any hardware store.
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  • Do Replacement Solera Gas Struts Include Push Nuts and Spacers
    The Solera Gas Strut # LC280343 does not include push nuts or spacers, however these can be easily sourced from a local hardware store. They are not available from Lippert directly.
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  • Replacement Strut for Solera Awning With 69 Inch Arms
    The correct replacement strut for your Solera Awning with 69" arms is the Solera Gas Strut 26" part # LC280343 which I confirmed with Lippert for you.
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  • Replacement for Gas Strut 654150
    Though we don't carry that exact part, we do have a strut with the same dimensions that is likely to work. Based on my research the gas strut 654150 is 26.46" when extended, has two metal ends and is 120 lbs of force. The strut we carry which is nearly identical is Solera Gas Strut for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343. This strut is 26.46" when extended (and 15.04" when retracted), exerts 124 lbs of force and has the same pair of metal ends. If yours is the same dimension when retracted...
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  • How are Gas Struts Attached to Awning?
    The Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343 attaches between awning arms via pins, which go through the opening on the two ends of the strut. According to the manufacturer, the openings on the strut are 3/8", as you can see in the accompanying photo.
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  • Replacement Gas Strut for 69 inch Solera Flat Awning
    Since we know you have a 69 inch flat Solera arm the correct gas strut is the part # LC280343.
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  • Stabilus Gas Strut 654150 Replacement
    I do have a suggestion, because we have a gas strut with with dimensions that are the same as the Stabilus 654150 which is likely to work; the Stabilus strut measures 26.46" when extended with 120 lbs of force. The nearly identical strut we offer is the Solera Gas Strut for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343. The Solera strut also measures 26.46" when extended, as well as 15.04" when retracted, while exerting 124 lbs of force. So long as you can verify your strut has the same dimensions...
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  • Solution for Needing New Ends of Solera Gas Strut
    Since the ends of the Solera Gas Strut 26 # LC280343 are not replaceable you'd have to go with the # LC280343 to get the parts you need as well as new struts.
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  • Correct Replacement For a Stabilus 654150 Gas Strut
    Your Stabilus strut measures about 26-1/2 inches when extended and exerts 120 lbs of force. The Lippert Solara # LC280343 strut you'd looked at is almost identical, at about 26-1/2 inches when extended with 124 lbs of force. The strut is right at 15 inches long when retracted, so if that favorably matches up with your existing strut, it'll be a good repalcement.
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  • Replacement Strut for Stabilus Lift-O-Mat on Dometic Awning
    The Solera Gas Strut part # LC280343 is designed for Lippert-Solera branded awnings. That said, it should be able to be used with others but you'd need to verify the dimensions in order to ensure compatibility. The length for this strut will be 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted. It puts out 124 lbs of force so as long as this all matches what you have you'll be good to go. I unfortunately cannot cross reference any Stabilus Lift-O-Mat parts.
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  • Troubleshooting New Solera RV Awning Strut LC280343 Not Holding Up Awning
    Assuming you got the correct strut from Amazon if you have the # LC280343 on your RV currently this should be the correct replacement. There isn't an easy way to install these wrong as well so it's also possible the ones you got are bad. Older shocks needed to be pumped a couple times before you'd install them so you might try that and see if the pressure changes.
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  • Solution for Needing Replacement for Stabilus Strut 654150
    I do have a suggestion, because we have a gas strut with with dimensions that are the same as the Stabilus 654150 which is likely to work; the Stabilus strut measures 26.46" when extended with 120 lbs of force. The nearly identical strut we offer is the Solera Gas Strut for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343. The Solera strut also measures 26.46" when extended, as well as 15.04" when retracted, while exerting 124 lbs of force. So long as you can verify your strut has the same dimensions...
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  • Do You Have A Replacement Gas Strut For My Stabilus Lift-O-Mat 654150
    The Stabilus Lift - O -Mat 654150 has a length of 26.46". I do not offer a direct replacement, but the Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms, part # LC280343, will work for you if the eyelet connections are the same. This gas strut exerts 124 lbs of force and it measures 15.04", retracted, to 26.46", extended.
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  • Replacement Gas Strut for 654150 0550N 091/16
    I have a solution for you but we do not carry an exact replacement for the 654150 0550N 091/16 strut . The strut we carry that is almost the same is the Solera Gas Strut for Short and Flat Awning Arms item # LC280343 that you were looking at. The Solera Gas Strut strut is 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted. It exerts 124 lbs of force and has the same pair of metal ends. You will just need to ensure yours is the same length when it is retracted.
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  • Replacement Stabilus Gas Strut Recommendation For A Trailer Awning
    While we do not carry an exact replacement strut to replace your Stabilus 654150 0550N strut, however we do have the: -Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343. This strut has the same dimensions as your current strut of 26.46" when extended, 15.04" when retracted, has two metal ends and exerts 124-lbs of force.
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  • Replacement Strut for a Lift-O-Matic 654150 0550n 331/12 c15 Strut
    While we do not carry a direct replacement for your 654150 0550n 331/12 c15 strut, we do have a strut that will work as a replacement. - Solera Gas Strut # LC280343 The Solera Gas Strut # LC280343 has the same dimensions as your current strut of 26.46" when extended, 15.04" when retracted. It exerts 124 lbs. of force.
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  • Availability of Replacement Gas Strut for Trailer Awning
    We do have a couple of replacement gas struts available for Solera Awnings but I wasn't able to track down any information on your awning using the numbers you provided. What I recommend doing is measuring your existing strut to see if one of our options will work. The Solera Gas Strut # LC280343 measures 26.46 inches when extended and 15.04 inches when retracted. The Solera # LC260282 measures 24.38 inches when extended and 14.70 inches when retracted.
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  • Measuring to Pick Out Replacement Gas Strut for Solera Awning
    While I don't know exactly what awning gas strut replacement you'd need I can easily help you figure it out as long as the awning you have is a Solera brand awning. You will need to measure your struts when extended and retracted and we'll be able to know what you need. The part # LC260282 measures 24.38" when extended and 14.70" when retracted and the part # LC280343 measures 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted.
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  • Picking Out Replacement Struts for Solera Awning Gas Struts
    If you are unsure which Solera awning strut replacement you need you can measure what you have to determine which you could need. The # LC260282 measures 24.38" when extended and 14.70" when retracted and the # LC280343 measures 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted. The fittings of the struts need to press on. There's not really much more beyond that when installing them.
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  • Which Solera Awning Replacement Gas Strut Do I Need
    I'm not seeing any actual Solera Awnings that are 5'9", which would be quite small for an awning that uses a gas strut. With that said, I can tell you exactly what you need to measure to determine which gas strut replacement you'll want to use. The # LC260282 measures 24.38" when extended and 14.70" when retracted, so if you measure your strut and get those dimensions you can use that strut.. The other options is the # LC280343 which measures 26.46" when extended and 15.04" when retracted. If...
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  • Replacement Gas Struts for Solara RV Awning
    I recommend using the Solera Gas Strut 26", 124 lbs for Short and Flat Awning Arms # LC280343. This is 26 inches extended and 15 inches retracted.
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  • Replacement Strut for Solera Power Awning
    Sounds like you are looking for a replacement strut for your Solera awning which would be the part # LC280343.
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  • Retaining Clip for Solera RV Awning Leg Pin
    Looks like you are in need of the replacement retaining clip for the Solera drive head part # LC266137.
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  • Replacement Gas Strut for Awning
    We only have 2 options for replacement gas struts for awnings. The first is the Solera Gas Strut item # LC280343. This strut is 26" long and is rated at 124 lbs for short and flat awning arms. The second option is the one you were looking at the Solera Gas Strut item # LC260282. This gas strut has a the length (24") and uses 124 to 144 lbs of force and is for pitched awning arms.
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