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Old 12-14-2013, 12:21 AM   #11
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Our 2013 24S window by the dinette would get a horrid rattle at times. I was so afraid it was going to fall out. On one of our trips to the shop we pointed it out to our service guy along with telling him how they would catch on each other when opening and closing. They looked at it and saw the windows were in a little crooked. We just got them replaced a week ago, but we haven't been anywhere to see if the new windows rattle. We are hoping not.
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Old 12-14-2013, 02:18 PM   #12
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I have a bad rattle coming from the outside vent cover for the vent hood over the stove. I'm seriously considering caulking it shut since we don't use the stove. I have found and fixed all other rattles from inside the coach (privacy curtain rod over the cab and pantry slide-out rack). It can get to you on a 1500 mile trip.
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Old 12-14-2013, 07:07 PM   #13
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I have a bad rattle coming from the outside vent cover for the vent hood over the stove. I'm seriously considering caulking it shut since we don't use the stove. I have found and fixed all other rattles from inside the coach (privacy curtain rod over the cab and pantry slide-out rack). It can get to you on a 1500 mile trip.
Did you make sure the tabs on that vent cover are snapped shut? If the cover is secured it would be hard for it to rattle!
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:08 AM   #14
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Thank to all for the feedback. Here is a bit of an update.
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Hopefully this picture is attaching correctly. This is a picture of the double window over the dinette. If you are able to view it you will notice the metal strip that runs vertically. This strip should be perfectly centered between the windows on either side. As you can see at the bottom it starts out in the center and then heads off center and underneath the window on the left. Many of you have said your windows do vibrate a bit depending on wind direction and I do not think with this window design we will get away from this. Our particular window was tapping the metal strip and causing quite an annoying noise. My temporary fix was to add another strip of insulation directly to the glass to serve as a buffer to the metal and allow the window to be a bit snugger. This definitely helped immensely. Since we have been back home my dealer has ordered a new window due to the alignment issue. At this point it has not come in yet. Unfortunately we are leaving in a week and will be gone until March. Oh well. I still believe that Forest River(or whoever manufacturers the windows) should address the flexing issue of the window at speed. Maybe thicker glass? Happy Holidays and safe travels!
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:40 AM   #15
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Did you make sure the tabs on that vent cover are snapped shut? If the cover is secured it would be hard for it to rattle!
Yes tabs are shut but it rattles at the top hinge...
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Old 12-15-2013, 06:33 PM   #16
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Wedge a small piece of pipe insulation up under the outer rain cover, and against the flapper, that cured my rattle during travel.
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Old 12-16-2013, 09:31 AM   #17
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Wedge a small piece of pipe insulation up under the outer rain cover, and against the flapper, that cured my rattle during travel.
That's exactly the fix I was looking for! Thanks!
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Old 12-16-2013, 09:59 AM   #18
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Hehr is the window mfg. We've mentioned this to them, not sure what has come of it. If it continues to be an issue, sometimes our only recourse is to change mfg.'s.
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Old 03-25-2014, 01:09 PM   #19
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We experienced the same problem in our 2014R. It is now in for warranty repairs.
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:09 AM   #20
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We've asked about thicker glass or using a mullioned window. It's hard to replicate because it doesn't affect everyone. But we would like it to happen to no one.
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