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Old 03-21-2015, 07:48 PM   #1
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2014 Sunseeker 3170ds leak in bunkhouse slide - help

Our first real trip and we have discovered a leak in our bunkhouse slide, the leak was coming through the bottom of the 12 volt light, I think the seal by the drive gear may be bad, will be brining it to shop but has anyone experienced this? Attaching a couple of pics, they don't show the leak but to show the light and gear I am speaking of. As a note also found that the deal on the bottom of the Toliet is leaking a bit

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Old 03-23-2015, 09:48 PM   #2
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It might not be the gear seal. Someone else had this on here as well. The angle molding on the top of the slide (where it meets the outside slide fascia) was not sealed so water settled on the slide roof. I'm not sure if someone was thinking the slide topper protected it from water...the slide topper is just for debris. Still needs sealed. That is where I would check first.

Repair guy might need to pull the slide topper to make it easier, but it should be simple from there.

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Old 04-02-2015, 10:01 PM   #3
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I found a leak today, but it's the only thing wet is the floor and carpet... and we leave tomorrow.
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Old 04-07-2015, 10:53 AM   #4
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I had this problem in my 3170 with the computer desk. If it's raining, depending on the angle of the rain, it might sneak in on the corner of the slide. I had it on both slides. But the interesting this is...... I survived five tornadoes in Iowa with NO LEAKS, only to have it leak during rain when I got home.....

Design flaw, it will come in on the corner of the slide. I just put a towel down to catch them.
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