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Old 08-24-2016, 11:51 AM   #1
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Possible Delam?

I have recently noticed a "bubble" on the outside of my 2013 3150BHD directly under the range vent on the outside. It appears that the wall paper border on the inside wall has been exposed to water too. I'm having trouble trying to figure out where it may be coming from. The caulking on the vent on the outside is intact. Any suggestions?
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Old 08-24-2016, 12:18 PM   #2
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I have recently noticed a "bubble" on the outside of my 2013 3150BHD directly under the range vent on the outside. It appears that the wall paper border on the inside wall has been exposed to water too. I'm having trouble trying to figure out where it may be coming from. The caulking on the vent on the outside is intact. Any suggestions?
Water leaks are sometimes hard to locate. Check the side seams on top above the affected area. Even though the caulk around the vent looks good, you may want to re-caulk it just in case.

I do feel for you. I went through delam on a previous trailer and it's not a good feeling. Luckily I was still under warranty. They replaced both sides of the trailer.

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Just looked at your floorplan and noticed a window close by. Check around that window as well.
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Recaulked the vent today. It is to the left of that window. Don't know if u can see it in the pic.Click image for larger version

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I can see the bubble in your pic and it does look like the leak would be coming from the vent. Re-caulking is a good idea, but I might be tempted to remove the vent, inspect and clean the area well and re-install using butyl tape and caulk.
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We had a bubble like that directly under our outside outlet. Upon removing we discovered the opening was cut too large on one corner and the outlet cover did not cover it entirely. Must have been leaking small amounts and after 3 years it started to delam. Removing and looking at it is a good suggestion.
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