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Old 06-27-2010, 05:53 PM   #1
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2008 2v304 underbelly tape, slits, hole?

Hi folks, while camping in our Surveyor sv304 at our seasonal site, my wife noted four slits covered with tape near the holding tank draw side of the camper near the rear. One of the tape slits had come loose and a hole was apparent.
Our understanding was the underbelly was enclosed and heated and we'd no reason to look underneath until today.
Is this normal? Is this some kind of access port?
We have no idea how long this has been this way and are concerned about moisture and animals.
I stopped by the dealer today and spoke to the woman who sold us the unit, and the parts manager. No one could really give me a definitive answer as to what this was. I'm being referred to the "Warranty Manager".
We have emailed photo's to the dealer and will follow up tomorrow.
Any information appreciated.
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Old 06-28-2010, 12:00 AM   #2
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Looks to me like someone had to gain access to the area for some reason, cut out an opening and then closed it up. I would remove the tape look in the opening and see whats up in that area.... Then tape it closed and you're good to go..


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Old 06-28-2010, 05:36 AM   #3
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if it's near the tanks it could be for a tank cleaner like the tornado. I cut a hole in my underbelly at about hte same location to install the tank cleaners. I just cut a piece of luan, painted it and put it behind the hole to give me something to hold the flap back in place. Then I taped it. it looks like the backer was left out on your installation.
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Old 06-28-2010, 05:38 AM   #4
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Good morning, Bill.
That's what it looks like to me, but this was a new model and we weren't told of this "hack job" as my friend called it...shouldn't there be an access port somewhere? My friend has a similar sized Jayco, and he's got one with screws...
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Old 06-28-2010, 05:39 AM   #5
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thanks, Jas..we'll see what the dealer says when we talk to him today...
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Old 06-29-2010, 11:17 AM   #6
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My wife talked to the dealer yesterday, their story is its COMMON for the factory to repair something underneath, send it to the dealer with holes patched. We're not buying it...more to come.

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