Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-15-2010, 11:23 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Tips to fix inside ceiling damage?

Hi. We have a "new to us" 235RS. It is in great shape. My only issue is that there appears that there may have been some slight water damage down the antenna shaft in the past. There are some small blisters in the one feet area around the antenna. There is also a spot about 6-8" in diamater where you can feel it is hollow sounding like there is just the plastic ceiling paper. We have had it for about 2 months and the other night we had a monsoon of a thunderstorm and I noticed there was some water drops/spray on the floor with some dripping from the antenna shaft. It has rained 5-6 times in the last two months but this is the only time it appears to have leaked. I should mention that the rain was almost horizontal.

I see from other posts that I can apply silicone spray and/or replace the ~$8 gear and o-rings but what can I do about the ceiling? At home, I would remove the affected spots and apply drywall compound etc.... is there any type of proven repair technique for small damaged spots on the ceiling?

I really don't want to have to have the dealer replace a whole roof panel it possible.

collabr8tr is offline   Reply With Quote

235rs, antennae, ceiling, leak

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 PM.