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Old 06-27-2016, 11:23 AM   #1
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Slide gaskets

Out on the road and I noticed that one of our slide gaskets has pulled free from what looks like a little bit of sealant and pulled itself out of the screws holding it down.

It looks like a simple fix except for getting a screwdriver between the slide wall and the screw head.

Yes it is covered under warranty but I'd rather fix it myself. I just don't see how to get to the screws. Am I over thinking it? Should I use sealant to reattach or is this going to be a major fix and I should let the dealer do it?


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Old 06-27-2016, 12:50 PM   #2
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You should be fine caulking it back in place. However, you could try a right angle ratcheting screwdriver to get to the screws. It'd be a little slow, but it may work.
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Old 06-27-2016, 08:09 PM   #3
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Thanks. I'm a bit skeptical on caulking holding it because right now when we extend the slide it pulls the gasket completely out of the wall and hangs on the outside.

Did I read correctly somewhere that folks "lubricate" the rubber with baby powder? I think that would help the situation tremendously.


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Old 06-27-2016, 08:56 PM   #4
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I do the inside seals with baby powder and the outside with silicone spray

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Old 06-27-2016, 08:59 PM   #5
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Thanks.


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