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Old 07-02-2014, 08:47 PM   #1
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Window leak

We have a122bh with a big window leak above bed. Taking it to lazy days in the morning. I had it in the drive way with front higher to help prevent a leak. Also going to have them check gas water heater it alarmed last time out. Haven't used it much. Nervous about the gas and water leaks



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Old 07-02-2014, 08:50 PM   #2
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It is a 2014 and we have had it a bit over a year so it's out of warranty. Did buy the extended warranty from Forest River, not sure if these issues will be covered, wondering what the cost to fix these will be. Heard 3M tape fixes window leak but anyone know what it costs?


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Old 07-02-2014, 10:49 PM   #3
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You'll need two rolls. My A122 had the 75mm from the factory. You might be able to get away using the 50mm.

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Old 07-03-2014, 04:17 PM   #4
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Be sure to read 3M's directions for applying the tape. I found them on their website a year or so ago. There are several steps, one of which requires something like a brayer or wallpaper seam roller to get good adhesion. You also want to apply the strips in the right order so the overlaps channel rain the right way. I believe that means installing the strip along the bottom first, then the two sides so they overlap the ends of the bottom one, and finally the top strip so it overlaps the upper ends of the side strips. Someone who has this installed please jump in and correct me if I have that wrong (I have the tape, I just haven't installed it yet).


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You also want to apply the strips in the right order so the overlaps channel rain the right way. I believe that means installing the strip along the bottom first, then the two sides so they overlap the ends of the bottom one, and finally the top strip so it overlaps the upper ends of the side strips.
I cannot remember how the window was taped, but, I followed your logic when I applied 2" tape around the roof vent.

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Hamguy has it right .. mine has had this done twice .. to correct the original failure .. and the 2nd time .. to correct the problem that i had with a tree in my front yard ...

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Found 2 small window cracks, warranty will cover it, no news about gas alarm sounding, they did say calking needed replaced, never did that, any tips? Wonder what Lazy Days charges?


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Found 2 small window cracks, warranty will cover it, no news about gas alarm sounding, they did say calking needed replaced, never did that, any tips? Wonder what Lazy Days charges?


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Cracks are what concern me the most. Acrylic is not a really durable material for constant exposure to sunlight.
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So I have a small crack in the corner of a window & it is causing a leak when the rain hits it just right. Problem is I'm leaving 1st thing in AM for a 4 day camping trip. So how do I patch this puppy til I can get her in the shop?
Gorilla now has a clear repair tape that supposedly fix, patch & seal. I'm thinking of giving it a try. It's supposedly waterproof. Anyone used this stuff or had to do an emergency window repair. It's a small crack so I think water builds up in the seal & then leaks.
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Sound like a good plan. For an emergency repair, I bet clear plastic carton sealing tape would do in a pinch.
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