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Old 04-11-2015, 02:41 AM   #1
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During a heavy rain the DW noticed a small wet spot in the carpet in the outside corner on the door side of the dinning table slide. No moisture at the top or side walls only the floor. I have a 36RL. Could this be a poor window seal? Just started full timing two weeks ago and did not need this. Thanks for any and all opinions. How hard is a window to reseal?
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Old 04-11-2015, 04:09 AM   #2
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We're you pulling the trailer in the rain?
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Do you have the second awning? Our 36rl has the second awning, we noticed a small wet spot on the carpet. Nothing in the window frame. My leak turned out to be the plug for the second awning. It was not sealed and the water was leaking down inside the wall. Check that area out.
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Old 04-11-2015, 01:38 PM   #4
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During a heavy rain the DW noticed a small wet spot in the carpet in the outside corner on the door side of the dinning table slide. No moisture at the top or side walls only the floor. I have a 36RL. Could this be a poor window seal? Just started full timing two weeks ago and did not need this. Thanks for any and all opinions. How hard is a window to reseal?
A hard driving rain will bring water in especially if the coach isn't leveled correctly. I was parked on a beach about 14 months ago in a driving rain with high gusts of wind and I had some very minor leaks.

If you were driving and had water on the area you described, then look underneath the coach, above the tire area for the rubber flap and make sure it's in place.

I hope this helps
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We're you pulling the trailer in the rain?
Dave the unit has been stationary for almost two weeks.
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I would hope that the auto level is not off. I just assume that it is the window as that is mostly where it s wet on the carpet.
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I would hope that the auto level is not off. I just assume that it is the window as that is mostly where it s wet on the carpet.
I don't think it's a window leak because I haven't heard of anybody yet having that issue. Also look at the rubber sweeper seal on the side of the slide and make sure it's in place toward the bottom of the slide.

I would recommend re-leveling the coach about every week. I have found when my coach sits for a while it needs re-leveled. I usually raise the front end enough that the auto level kicks in. Along with that, I usually like to bring my slides in and out every few weeks as well. It seems that folks have the most issues with the slides when they aren't moved often enough.

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Thanks Dave I will try and level it and look at the seal. I have had this RW for six months and so far do not regret my decision to buy it. Things have a different emphasis when it is your only home! When i finish my home base for the RW I will have a stout 22×45 foot cover over it. Thanks for the advice.
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Thanks Dave I will try and level it and look at the seal. I have had this RW for six months and so far do not regret my decision to buy it. Things have a different emphasis when it is your only home! When i finish my home base for the RW I will have a stout 22×45 foot cover over it. Thanks for the advice.

Dean, that sounds like a perfect setup. I hope we meet up some day on the road

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