Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-25-2016, 06:26 AM   #1
mbbutler's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 63
2016 CC SB 33IK (creaking floors)

Imagine my surprise when after my first travel experience with my new 33IK. The floors in mstr br creak. After looking from underneath storage area, I can find no evidence the flooring is glued to the aluminum sub structure. Probably another cost cutting measure. Has anyone found a workable way to silence the floors?

mbbutler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 06:41 AM   #2
Senior Member
RSchleder's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Iowa
Posts: 1,091
I have some creaking floors in my year old Wildcat Maxx 28RKX trailer so I understand your disappointment! WHY?

Days camping (2015)----88 days
Days camping (2016) ---110 days
2016 Wildcat MAXX 28RKX (33' TT), 2007 13' Scamp
2015 Ram Laramie Hemi
30 years RV'ing
12 different RV's
RSchleder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 07:11 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Mid-Mich
Posts: 167
My steps in my 2016 FB2 creeks slightly. I'm going to brace them up some. I can get to the problem, thru the vent, and where the vacumn is located.
2008 Dodge 3500 Dually, Cummins. Amsoil Bypass Oil Filter, 36 Gal aux fuel tank. Mag Hytec Trans pan. Mag Hytec Diff Pan. 6 speed autostick. 3:73, Timbrens, Smarty JR. Equipped.
2016 Cedar Creek 38FB2

2016 Camping Days=38
wls is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 12:24 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 16
Our floors haven't creaked, but my knees sure do.
Mark and Dianna
along with memories of Pepper and Gracie
2016 CC Silverback 33IK
2015 Ram 3500
markfromark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 07:57 PM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Warsaw,NC
Posts: 2,477
Originally Posted by markfromark View Post
Our floors haven't creaked, but my knees sure do.

Mine too but it's not from age as I'm just 25.
DW is about to bust a gut

Sent from my iPhone using Forest River Forums
2015 Cedar Creek 32RL
2012 Silverado 3500HD SRW
spock123 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2016, 02:18 PM   #6
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 68
I Don't believe the floor is screwed or glued to the sub structure. I filled my water tank once with a bit to much pressure only to notice the floor above inside the trailer was bowed up considerably. After pressure was released it came back down. However I swear my island now moves around more when I walk around. If I had bowed the Aluminum structure it would have not returned. Thinking about trying to get in there somehow and securing the floor. However maybe it is not secured for a good reason!!!
Doug Currie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2016, 04:33 PM   #7
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Western New York
Posts: 120
My floors squeaked in my 38 EL. Just sprayed silicone between the wood and aluminum floor joists and the problem is gone for now
swannie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2016, 12:24 PM   #8
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 2
I have a 2017 CC Silverback with creaking floor near the doorway on both sides. Noticed when examined from below there were two lines of adhesive on the underside of the foor on either side of first floor beam. It appears when the floor was installed the flooring was set on the adhesive coated beam and then moved 6in to final position thus leaving beam/flooring interface without adhesive. In my opinion flooring needs to be reglued.

Jbofgurnee is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:46 PM.