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Old 12-04-2015, 01:51 PM   #1
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Black speckles in clear caulk

I am not sure if anyone else has experienced this, and with the other issues I had with my GT 328ts, I was not willing to start that fight.
But the time may have come. The clear caulk all over the RV has black specks in it. I am not sure if it is mold or stuff that was blowing around the factory when they were caulking mine.
Any suggestions would be great. Should I just grin and live with it, or should I go after warranty?
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We have the same thing. Suspect mildew.
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Yeah most likely mildew in the silicone.

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We have the same thing. Suspect mildew.
Will they do anything about it?
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Have same thing going on with 2012 378 but I put it down to the silicone just general aging, debris etc. Had some success with lightly brushing it with soap , water and soft bristled tooth brush but you have to be mindful not to rip the caulking. 2015 is still pretty new to have it happening already unless there's a lot of miles involved - I wouldn't wait too long to ask them about it.
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Will they do anything about it?
Most likely not, they will say does not affect the product, it is aesthetics only.

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Most likely not, they will say does not affect the product, it is aesthetics only.

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I love that answer when they come up with it.
When you buy a ford, chevy or Chrysler and you find something like that they jump to fix it and you paid 1/3rd what you pay for a coach.
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I agree but rv industry is NOT the auto industry. That is painful obvious in how they act. It's sad.

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I have the same problem in my 2014 335. Looks like only way to fix it is gently dig old calk out and redo it.
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Might be butal (sp) from the caulk.
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