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Old 06-05-2014, 06:21 PM   #1
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About a month ago I notice a soft spot in the roof right side of the forward air conditioner. The soft spot was running up towards the a/c unit. I removed the a/c unit and found a 3 inch cut in the roofing material which allowed water to get in. I had to remove and replace a piece of decking 18 x 40 inch. Below are some pic's of the repair. It took 3 hours and $100.00 to make the repair.
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Old 06-05-2014, 08:08 PM   #2
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Oh man what a hassle - but looks like you got it taken care of.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:13 PM   #3
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OK, I'll bite. Obviously you have complete confidence in your roofing skills. That looks to be a warranty item.
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OK, I'll bite. Obviously you have complete confidence in your roofing skills. That looks to be a warranty item.
We are full time and do not have the option to take it to a dealer. I contacted 3 dealers for the repair all of them want at lease 3 weeks and well over a $1000.00 to do the work. Our warranty was up after 2 years.
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:06 PM   #5
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Gotta say it's fortunate that you caught it when you did.
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Old 06-07-2014, 01:14 AM   #6
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Ironically, we have a 2012 36RL and just found a leak under the main A/C unit tonight. It was dripping out of the light fixture over our couch. Thankfully, once my husband pulled out the fixture and figured out it was from the A/C unit (it is pouring rain outside as well), once the A/C was turned off, it seems to be slowing. We have always taken ours for annual service at the dealer, but have a feeling it will be "out of warranty" as well. If we (he) has to fix it himself, would you mind giving some tips?
Glad you got yours taken care of and thanks for the pictures!
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Ironically, we have a 2012 36RL and just found a leak under the main A/C unit tonight. It was dripping out of the light fixture over our couch. Thankfully, once my husband pulled out the fixture and figured out it was from the A/C unit (it is pouring rain outside as well), once the A/C was turned off, it seems to be slowing. We have always taken ours for annual service at the dealer, but have a feeling it will be "out of warranty" as well. If we (he) has to fix it himself, would you mind giving some tips?
Glad you got yours taken care of and thanks for the pictures!
If you want have your husband email me at brown8182@gmail.com and I will send him my phone number.

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Thank you

That would be great. I'm sure you'll get an e-mail from him by days end. Again, thanks!
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Old 06-07-2014, 05:17 PM   #9
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I would try seeing If warranty would take care of it first. The 5 yr. structural warranty may cover it, and if you've had the annual inspections done, I'd give it a try.
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Ironically, we have a 2012 36RL and just found a leak under the main A/C unit tonight. It was dripping out of the light fixture over our couch. Thankfully, once my husband pulled out the fixture and figured out it was from the A/C unit (it is pouring rain outside as well), once the A/C was turned off, it seems to be slowing. We have always taken ours for annual service at the dealer, but have a feeling it will be "out of warranty" as well. If we (he) has to fix it himself, would you mind giving some tips?
Glad you got yours taken care of and thanks for the pictures!
Here is one more thing you can look at is the seal between the a/c unit and the roof. Get a flash light and go up to the a/c unit that is leaking. There is a gap between the a/c unit and the roof look at the seal and see if it is damage or missing.
I agree that if it is under warranty have the dealer fix it. But remember to put some kind of tarp over the a/c unit so you do not have water damage on the inside while it is sitting on there lot.
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