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Old 03-25-2013, 09:19 AM   #1
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Black Sploches on Roof

I recently purchased a 2005 27' Sunseeker. Things didn't go as expected and I ended up having a bunch of rot taken out of the cabover. This weekend I took a much closer look at the roof and now everything seems sealed. What I noticed though was that there were black sploches all over the rubber roof. I know on the rubber roof that there is a white layer then black underneath. What I believe and want confirmation of is that I think something got onto the roof that ate away sploches of the white. I didn't apply any cleaner yet. Does anybody have any experiences with this. Is it something that may wash off or is the roof failing? If so, what are my options?

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Old 03-25-2013, 09:33 AM   #2
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J2,

Without pictures it is hard to picture. It could be a number of things. I would try a clean rag with a little mineral spirits on a small area. If it is a contaminant on the surface it will come off, if it is damage it wont. It might be a simple cleaning job, or you may need to roll on a new rubber roof. I hope it's the first.

There are a lot of very knowledgeable folks on this site, but pictures would really help to identify your issue.

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Old 03-25-2013, 10:32 AM   #3
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Here's a link to a good article on EPDM rubber roofing... The RV Doctor: RVs, Rubber Roofing, and You

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