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Old 07-20-2014, 01:14 AM   #1
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Roof leak Georgetown 2004

Hi there,

a few weeks ago we bought an used 2004 Georgetown 326 DS.

Sorry for mistakes, English isnīnt my first language. However, hope you understand me

Last days we recognized, that we should have somewhere a (roof) leak. After strong Florida rain showers we got water on the rear left window bench. Seaking the leak we discovered, that the roof interior was completley soaked. When I push against the foam, I could still press DAYS after the rain water outside (see picture).

I check the outside roof and I saw that a kind of rubber or silikone seal around the roof and all ACīs and other "things" on the roof. This kind of sealing (I donīt know even what that is) is partial rotten.

Another possible leak I could imagine is the rear AC. Because the front AC is leaking lots of water ON the roof and this water rins down on the side of the RV. The rear AC does just leak very, very little water ON the roof. Should the main part of this water rins inside?

My questions:
Do you have any idea what the seal/ silikone stuff on the roof is?
How can I remove and re-seal it?
WHat is the best material for sealing the roof?
Can I do this by myself (Iīm a German technical mechanic) or do I need special tools?
How can I check if the ACīs rins there water OUTSIDE the roof and not inside?

Appreciate also web links to DIY websites for these things

Looking forward to your answers!

Thanks!

Tom
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:25 PM   #2
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The stuff on the roof looks Dicor Self-Leveling Lap Sealant. It should be touched up every year or when you have a leak... You can buy the caulk at camping world, any RV store or the internet. Clean the area, wipe the old caulk with vinegar and once dry use the Dicor to seal the area.


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Old 07-22-2014, 01:52 AM   #3
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Thanks Chiefly1.

Renew every year?! Is there another, more long lasting possibility to seal the roof with a ddiferent material?
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You don't have to redo everything. Just check it every year and if cracks are developing redo the bad spot. Really does last for years but you should check it. Last thing you want is more water inside.


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