We left for Fl last week. Of course the morning we leave its raining and freezing rain. We had to push out the slides for a little while for last minute packing of food and etc. Of course during that time a thin layer of ice accumulated on the slides. I scraped off what I could, pulled in the slides and down the road we went. We drove thru a lot of rain for about 2 hours. We stopped in Nashville that night to break up the ride. When ran the slides out, the little strip of carpet by the main kitchen slide was wet. I just ignored it thinking it was from the ice that was on the slide when we left home.
Fast forward a week. We left Fl and ran into a few hours of heavy rain in Alabama. Again we stayed in Nashville for the night and again we had wet carpet. It seemed to be more concentrated above the tires.
I looked under there this afternoon and noticed that there is a rubber gasket from the frame towards the slide but it doesn't touch the slide. I'm guessing that is the culprit but here's the kicker, I also got water in the underbelly too. I noticed it before we left Nashville yesterday. There is a relatively large hole where the ram that operates the slide goes thru and is also directly above the tires.
We have driven thru the rain before and never had any issues but they were nothing like the rains the we encountered during our recent
travel. Even once we got to Fl we had two consecutive days of solid straight down rain, 9" total I heard, and the camper was as dry as you'd expect it to be.
Has anybody else had an issue of water being driven in by the tires while driving?
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