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Old 01-08-2012, 08:19 PM   #1
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Georgetown 337 Windshield Leak

I've read on here where others have had trouble with the windshield in their Georgetown. Didn't want to highjack their threads.
We bought ours new in July '11. Got lucky and hadn't been rained upon while camping. Recently had it in the shop for a tech bulletin repair to the slide. Picked it up from the shop Saturday and on the way to the storage area it started raining. I ended up with a considerable amount of water dripping on the passenger's side of the dash. I had noticed some dried spots on the driver's side too (almost looked like dried coffee). I now think it will drip on whichever side is slightly lower depending on where it's parked or the angle of the road. I took it right back to the shop and had the service writer look inside to see the evidence. He agreed it was bad and had to be parked inside (it was still raining).
So it's in for repair to the windshield.
I invite any advice from those of you who have suffered this sort of thing.
I regret not being able to get any photos of it. Couldn't tell where the water was getting in anyway.
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Old 01-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #2
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Stay on top of it,it can really do some danage that you cant see.Have them check the wood under the dash cover while in the shop. I know what you are going through,sorry.
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Old 01-09-2012, 07:37 PM   #3
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Yes, I read your thread. I'm praying I don't experience the same sort of treatment.
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:05 PM   #4
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On our maiden voyage with our new 11 378 everything went fine from cent. florida to Branson Mo. While in Branson it started to rain and the right side of the windshield leaked very bad. As luck had it we were planning a pass through Elkhart Ind on this trip. I called service at F.R. and talked to Mike "cant remember last name" .He told me to tape it up with duct tape and stop at thier repair shop.At the shop I was hooked up to a 50a hookup. The next day the windshield was removed and resealed. We ended up staying on that hookup for 2 more days for factory tour and sight seeing. I cant say enough about the friendly treatment I recieved
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Old 01-15-2012, 10:32 PM   #5
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bottom line: does your windshield leak anymore?
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:58 PM   #6
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No it has never leaked since. It was a lucky break that I was going that way.
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Old 01-21-2012, 10:09 AM   #7
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Ovair,
Can you give more details on the tech bulletin repair to the slide? I also have a '11

Thanks.
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Old 01-22-2012, 08:30 PM   #8
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Update: Although I have not taken custody, I was told they have found the source of the leak and have made the repair. Technician said it was the seam where the face of the RV meets the roof line. I thought it was the windshield, but apparently it was not. I was able to go into my unit at the dealer and it was outside and had been raining for a couple days. I suspect if it was going to still leak it would have done so. Now I just need them to finish the paperwork on Monday so I can regain custody.

Trempert: I will post a separate thread for that, but for your convenience I will tell you here. My unit has a very long slide (it is nearly the entire length of the unit). Sliding in and out was causing "some" of the long slide units to develop a ripple in the bottom edge of the slide. Visually, they were wavy. Mine wasn't yet, but they fixed it anyway. Here's the fix: under the entire edge of the slide they place a piece of angle iron. You can't see it because there is a small piece of fascia that hides it. But it should prevent the ripple from developing.
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Old 01-23-2012, 06:43 PM   #9
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my problem was seam on front on rubber roof next to molding, lap sealant worked
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:55 AM   #10
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Roof leak, water dripping off the switch for the fan, upper right corner. We are on a cement pad at Disney Ft. Wilderness rig is level according to auto level. Anybody have this problem?
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