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Old 10-04-2015, 08:52 AM   #1
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Roof vent problem

Has anybody had this problem? The crank up handle for the roof vent screws into a little box type thing the other side of the screen. The little box thing is separating (looks like a rivet holding it together separated) meaning the screw mechanism no longer works. Do I need to replace the entire roof vent or can I replace just the screw mechanism? If just the screw mechanism, is there a specific brand to get?
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:11 AM   #2
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You can purchase them at most RV stores, amazon etc. Their pretty inexpensive and easy to change out.
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:11 AM   #3
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Just the mechanism. Had same problem. 20 min fix.
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Thanks! Are they generic or do I need a specific brand matching whatever is in the sunseeker now? Are they done from the roof or inside (after removing the screen of course)?
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If I remember correctly from inside
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:25 AM   #6
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Yes inside 2 screws, home free
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:43 AM   #7
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Thanks! Are they generic or do I need a specific brand matching whatever is in the sunseeker now? Are they done from the roof or inside (after removing the screen of course)?
As I recall there are 3 mfgr. take a picture of the outside hinge and match up at your retailer
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Old 10-04-2015, 09:53 AM   #8
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Drill the loose rivets out and just re-rivet or use a sheet metal screw. No need to replace it.
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Found just the the mechanism for $8.00 @ local RV store
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Old 10-04-2015, 12:00 PM   #10
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Great, easy fix
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