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Old 08-09-2014, 04:07 PM   #1
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Roof bubbling - normal?




Fiberglass is showing signed of bubbling in a few places on roof. Hoping it's not problematic down the road. Not sure of the image will show above or not.
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Old 08-09-2014, 04:26 PM   #2
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This is not normal, if your coach is still inside it's factory warranty I would at least report the problem right away.


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Old 08-09-2014, 09:14 PM   #3
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I actually saw the same on mine and sent a picture to Kevin Stratton at FR. He stated that this is normal as this fiberglass is wrapped over the roof and can have air pockets or small bubble effects in places.
Not sure I agree but thats what he said.
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:39 PM   #4
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Normal? If poor construction is normal.
Warranty time!
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If they are made The same as Berkshire this is not normal. I would peruse this. The Fiberglas is bonded to plywood and several layers of steel installation. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-14-2014, 06:43 PM   #6
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That is not normal and in fact my 2009 had some bubbles and shortly after began to develop small cracks. April had the roof replaced at no charge.
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:35 PM   #7
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Still waiting word from FR regarding the roof bubbling issue, but in the meantime Kevin Stratton confirmed that the roof radius wrinkles will need to be addressed. He sent detailed instructions for the dealer to follow once they get the radius pieces. The "wrinkles" already show signs of cracking.

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Still waiting word from FR regarding the roof bubbling issue, but in the meantime Kevin Stratton confirmed that the roof radius wrinkles will need to be addressed. He sent detailed instructions for the dealer to follow once they get the radius pieces. The "wrinkles" already show signs of cracking.

That looks like a picture of my roof. Who did you talk to at Forest River?
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Old 08-19-2014, 01:00 PM   #9
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Kevin Stratton. I can post his contact info if you need
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I have a similar problem and have contacted Kevin Stratton. Waiting on a response.
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