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Old 08-29-2016, 04:11 PM   #11
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I have a brand new 378 and seam also leaks.
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:48 PM   #12
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I also have a 2013 378Xl and the awning started to leak at the seams. I'll wait and see what 360True said about the tent sealant he put on his awning if it work. if not I will use the wax.
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Old 08-30-2016, 04:56 PM   #13
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My 378 leaks at that seam, all the RV's I have had leak at the stitch seam, I personally don't worry about it and don't stand under the drips.


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Old 08-30-2016, 05:18 PM   #14
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So far the tent seam is not working well. I think the holes are too big. Going to try a thin bead of silicone next. More to come..
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Old 08-31-2016, 09:29 AM   #15
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How about the rubber spray you see on tv comes in different colors and says it will seal anything. Can't remember the name.
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Old 08-31-2016, 09:37 AM   #16
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Just sent a note to dometic for their suggestion. Will post their reply if received.
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Old 08-31-2016, 11:38 AM   #17
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Leaking seam

Flex seal as seen on tv is the answer
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Old 08-31-2016, 01:13 PM   #18
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leaks

Rustoleum makes a similar product called leak seal and it is available at department stores and hardwares.
If your awning, in the stowed position, creates a "gutter" between the rolled up anwing and the top side of the rv, the rain water or a/c water runs off the roof and will lay in there and seep trough the top seam or through the awing track. I thought about using leak seal or similar in the "gutter" and extend it over the top of the rolled up awning to protect the exposed part of the awning from the elements. But I wasnt sure how flexible the stuff would be and if it would stay in place. Would be interested to know if it works. For now I just painted a strip along the top with a thin layer of silicone. That did work good. I was thinking about lowering the awning frame a couple inches so the awning, in the stowed position, would come out of the track and slope down to the top of the roll rather than up creating the "gutter". Anybody lowered their awning? Our last TT had metal gutters at the top of the wall and I did not have this problem.
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Old 09-03-2016, 11:05 AM   #19
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I used a bead of clear silicone on mine a couple years ago and it works great. No leaks.


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Domestic suggested paraffin wax. Anyone know how to apply? Rub it on the seam? Warm it up so it is like a cream?
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