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Old 11-04-2014, 11:24 AM   #1
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Windshield leak

Hi all, 2015 30DS had it about 1 month. Noticed some water buildup in the front windshield area. It was level with the dash and I discovered it while cleaning the glass. There were no obvious leaks that I could see. It's back at the dealer now. Has anyone else experienced this? If yes, what was the solution, what should I be expecting the dealer to do? Any advice/pointers you could give will be helpful. Thank you!

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Old 11-04-2014, 11:43 AM   #2
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If it is the windshield leaking the dealer will probably just throw some sealer at it.

Did you pressure wash it, drive in some rain or is it just parked?
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It was just parked in the driveway. There were no signs of dripping either.
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Old 11-04-2014, 11:58 AM   #4
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Take a wad of tissue and stamp around the top inside of the windshield in several places and note if the paper gets wet, if it does get wet mark that spot with a crayon so the dealer can look in that area.
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Old 11-04-2014, 01:25 PM   #5
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Will do, thank you.
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Old 11-04-2014, 10:59 PM   #6
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Still not fixed

We got our FR3 30DS in mid-March. The windshield has already been in the shop twice before with leaks in the windshield. I have to admit, though, that the new leaks are in different places than the ones that were fixed. We are getting ready to put it in the shop for round #3 for windshield leaks. Good luck with yours!!
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Old 11-05-2014, 07:21 AM   #7
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Wow!! I hope I don't have to go to the shop 3x. I love the FR3 otherwise it's a great layout.
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Old 11-05-2014, 08:03 AM   #8
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Seems to be a reoccurring problem. I found this gap top right last week. Got up on the ladder used a small flat plastic screw driver to push the gasket back in place and used silicone sealer to keep it there.

We has a major rain snow storm over the weekend and no leaks. Yet!

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The windshield is now one of my "check points" each week.
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Old 11-05-2014, 08:06 AM   #9
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I don't have a gasket on my FR3, just the sealant. And it was the top right area that didn't look quite right to me. I'm supposed to pick it up from the dealer today. Checking the windshield will definitely become a priority for me as well.
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Old 11-05-2014, 08:15 AM   #10
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Not sure if you camped in it during cold weather with the furnace going. But if you do and close the curtains for the night you will most likely find some water along the bottom inside of the windshield at the top of the dash board. The moisture in the inside will condense on the windshield and run down. The first time we used the furnace and it was raining out we had a large amount of water. Thought we had a leak. Went over the entire windshield with a high pressure hose and no leak found. Ran furnace with curtains open and fan blowing on windshield no problem. Ran furnace with no fan and had water at bottom of windshield to dash board.
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