Can I add a motor on my manual awning? Yes, a motor can be added later to 5200/8000 and 9200 type awnings. Can't find the answer you're looking for?Submit a support request Related articles Where can I buy spare parts? Can I operate the awning using both the motor and the manual crank? Can I roll out the awning without using the support legs? How do I use the hand crank? What should I do in case of rain?