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Old 07-07-2015, 08:16 PM   #1
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Rear lic plate holder hole in the wall

So I was checking bulbs trying to find out why my back up lights suddenly stopped working ( that's another posting I guess) and looked at the lens under the lic plate holder and found this nice little unsealed hole for ants and bees and Whatever other insect could get inside the rear wall Filled the hole with clear silicone.

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Old 07-08-2015, 11:19 PM   #2
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Well I'll bee... I'll check JeNNY after work Thursday.


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Old 07-10-2015, 09:53 AM   #3
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Rear lic plate holder hole in the wall

Another hole to fill. I get that to pass the wires thru at the factory they need to cut holes. But this one is like a welcome sign asking rodents to come on in to the area behind the rear plastic light housing. I plan to spray some expanding window foam in this one.

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Note to others.
If you take those reflective plastic light housings out be very careful not to strip the self tapping screw holes. And do not use a power driver to reinstall the screws for fear of cracking what I bet may be a pricey lens assembly.

Better yet. Don't take your motorhome apart like I do and you'll never know about these things.


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Old 07-10-2015, 09:55 AM   #4
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The wires are wrapped with black automotive loom but there's a nice sharp cut in the aluminum frame that I don't think needed to be made.

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Old 07-10-2015, 10:18 AM   #5
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Just another QC issue that the plant needs to address. Wonder why you folks have to play QC inspector. Maybe summit a bill for your finding and fix Later RJD
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Old 07-10-2015, 10:47 AM   #6
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Although I have been critical of many quality issues in the FR3 I kind of place this one in the "extra credit" Column for fixing it. Example. I probably would not go looking to seal this hole until after I had to open up the light box. In fact it may not be like this on every coach of the same model. My 014 is an early model, has a dark colored front end, flip down not sideways bin doors an LP only water heater (that on really pissed me off) and none of the fancy stuff the newer models got as they learned.


I just opened that up to check the back up bulb. Which by the way did not require removing the assembly after all. After removing the red reflector assembly I discovered the white back up bulb lens had its own round lens cover.!


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Gotta love mass production!
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They have no idea what standard work is or work instructions for that matter.
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