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Old 03-09-2014, 03:24 PM   #1
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Roof leak

Last night we had a leak. Rain water was coming around the vent over the upper bed in our Solera S 2011. After inspecting the roof, there is no damage, so I think that it must be coming in from around the forward vent sealant, landing on the duct, and migrating a foot or so forward to emerge around the vent. I don't see any cracks or obvious entry points in the sealant, either...

First, any suggestions on what else might be causing the problem?

Second, any suggestions on a sealant to reseal the vent?

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Old 03-09-2014, 03:29 PM   #2
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I would look to the leading edge of any vents or what ever is up there and see if the sealer used has pulled from the roof.

Before resealing be sure to clean the roof area per the direction.

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Old 03-09-2014, 06:49 PM   #3
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I had a roof leak right after we bought our 2013. Dealer couldn't find it until I showed a posting from here. Turned out he had to reseal the joint where the fiberglass cap met the roof
He said I should reseal all roof joints yearly
Part of routine maintaince
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:38 AM   #4
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Check the seal at the fiberglass cap. Also check cap lights.
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