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Old 05-11-2015, 10:06 PM   #11
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Having a similar problem as we are in Wyoming and had a Spring snowstorm! I could feel the cold wind under the sofa and could see daylight at the front of the slide! We stuffed the area with blankets for now but will get pool noodles tomorrow. Do you leave them there when you close the slide? Is there any fix advised by Forest River or B. Clemens? Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-11-2015, 10:23 PM   #12
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No I remove the noodles and store them in the storage compartment. We also use draft snakes in front of the sofa when it gets chilly.


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Old 05-13-2015, 11:10 PM   #13
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Our 3170ds is the same way. The rubber gaskets cut for all the mechanics leave gaps so air comes in under the couch. I will try the pool noodles. I usually carry bug spray and put some under the slides when we camp.

I think I solved the air coming in under the couch when driving. The bottom exterior outside has no seal like the sides and the top, so I purchased some sticky back weather seal so when the slide is closed, hopefully no air comes in while going down the road.


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Old 05-14-2015, 02:19 PM   #14
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I had a wider gasket install on my closet slide it closes it off very good and fits tight.




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Old 05-15-2015, 11:01 AM   #15
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I just picked up my 2015 3170 and it has a gasket running the length of the slide underbelly. Tight fitting notches have been cut out for the slide rails. Obviously I havent cold camped in it since we just picked it up last week so I can't speak to how well it seals but it appears as well constructed as the side seals. I will post pictures later today, but from comparing your pictures to what i have installed you are definitely missing the lower seal.
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Old 05-15-2015, 11:23 AM   #16
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The seal or gasket around the slide opening is in place and appears to function properly when the slide is closed up against the coach body. It's hard to see in the picture I posted. If you notice the flap that seals along the bottom of the slide when it is open, on my 3010 there is a notch cut out for each of the two rails. If the flap is still there it's laying down inside. Monday will be two weeks since I sent all the pictures to the dealer. I haven't heard back yet. I suppose I'll be making another call.
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Old 05-16-2015, 06:29 PM   #17
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Ok i think i see what you mean now. For what its worth below is what the seals look like on my 3170. They seam to seal well with only small gaps around the rails.
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Old 05-16-2015, 08:30 PM   #18
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I see that you do have a piece of the seal flap in place at the center of the rail. Both still have that space on either side of the rail. I may be nit-picking but I think a good seal is necessary. My generator is just forward of the slide and I'm concerned about exhaust entering the coach when we need to use it. I may have to go the route of trying the brush seals that Garrette suggested. At the very least, the foam noodles will have to be the order of the day. I'll know more when I get in touch with my dealer this coming week.
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Old 05-18-2015, 10:28 PM   #19
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I have a 2801QS with the same problem at the bottom corner of the slides. may try pool noodles but afraid I will forget to remove them when closing the slide.
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