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Old 01-03-2017, 11:36 AM   #1
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Shower skylight leaking

Anyone else had this issue? After winterizing, I went out to exercise the genset and found the bathroom light full of water. Pulled the interior side of the skylight off and found multiple cracks in the light as well as one large entry point where it looks like the Dicor has pulled back from the edge of the skylight.

Ive tried to bandaid with eternabond for the moment, but Im guessing that this is going to need replacement ASAP. Has anyone sourced one of these online?
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Old 01-03-2017, 12:36 PM   #2
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If you posted what model Rv your dealing with, I'm sure you could get a better response! I just replaced mine on my SS 2300 and it was a PITA because the seam where the back wall and the roof meet - overlaps the rear edge of the skylight. Plus the stupid hurricane headed this way as soon as I scrapped all the dicor off to begin the job...
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Old 01-03-2017, 12:39 PM   #3
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Well, I did post this in the FR3 motorhome section, so....
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Old 01-03-2017, 01:09 PM   #4
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Well, I did post this in the FR3 motorhome section, so....
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Perhaps PhilG is referring to the FR3 model designation (e.g.; 25DS, 28DS, 29DS, 30DS, 32DS) of your MH. It is possible that different skylights may be used within the FR3 line and even within the same model designation (based on year).

Take microwaves for instance. The 2017 FR3 30DS microwave is different from the 2016 FR3 30DS and earlier microwaves.

Just a thought...

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If you need a skylight, just google up "rv skykights".
Dozens of sites will come up. Standard, custom, odd shaped...there all there.
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Old 01-03-2017, 01:49 PM   #6
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cucamelsmd15,

Perhaps PhilG is referring to the FR3 model designation (e.g.; 25DS, 28DS, 29DS, 30DS, 32DS) of your MH. It is possible that different skylights may be used within the FR3 line and even within the same model designation (based on year).

Take microwaves for instance. The 2017 FR3 30DS microwave is different from the 2016 FR3 30DS and earlier microwaves.

Just a thought...

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Its a 30DS, 2014 model with the gray front cap.

I THINK based on my google-fu that this is more or less a standard part and I just need to cough up the $120 for one.
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Here's my recommendation based on past experience with this company. Suggest you go with Lexan for your replacement...it does scratch a little easier, but is FAR less likely to crack.

RV Skylights, Square, Rectangular & Round.
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Since ours is an octagon shape, we could always go with a rectangle from @GreenIMP's link above. You would never know from the inside, since the interior shroud is the same. I need to look into this as well since I've only done a temp silicon fix last summer around the edges. Crazy the clear ones only have a 2 year UV warranty. The hell with clear, I'll take the white, 5 year warranty ones...:-)
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We have the 30DS 2014. Our skylight has cracks coming from the screw holes. I ordered a lexan skylight and will be replacing it soon. I also put a temp repair which is working so far.


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Here's my recommendation based on past experience with this company. Suggest you go with Lexan for your replacement...it does scratch a little easier, but is FAR less likely to crack.

RV Skylights, Square, Rectangular & Round.


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We have the 30DS 2014. Our skylight has cracks coming from the screw holes. I ordered a lexan skylight and will be replacing it soon. I also put a temp repair which is working so far.


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Same symptoms- a leak into my shower from one of the screw heads. I ordered from GreenImp's link and love my new skylight.
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