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Old 05-05-2016, 02:24 PM   #121
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Just a word of warning, I had to redo all of the original caulking that the factory did on my sierra. I also used the EternaBond white roof tape and the self leveling caulking to seal the seam on the roof. But I believe that it was the caulking around the front seal that was allowing the water to get into my nose cone. I used two tubes of Geocel 28100v Pro Flex Crystal Clear RV flexible sealant to caulk both sides of the cap, marker lights and everything that I could see that looked like it might leak. I have learned, from this experience, to take nothing for granted when it comes to what the "Factory" is supposed to do. I really love our camper but I believe that Forest River is letting us down when it comes to really checking out their work on these campers.
Our leak was also along the caulked seams on both sides of the front cap. Removed all caulking and re-caulked with ProFlex and I also ran Etenabond across the top. Zero water issues since
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Old 05-05-2016, 02:41 PM   #122
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That's exactly what the service dept did. I'm going to check the marker lights next. The dealer said that they are going to call FR and recommend it go back to the factory after the season.
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Old 05-09-2016, 07:13 AM   #123
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Hey Dakota or Sierra...did you ever have water on the floor inside of your camper? I went out and checked mine yesterday after a heavy rain and the nose is full and the carpet next to our bed is wet. I'm thinking it has to be the slide out now.
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Old 05-09-2016, 07:43 AM   #124
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Hey Dakota or Sierra...did you ever have water on the floor inside of your camper? I went out and checked mine yesterday after a heavy rain and the nose is full and the carpet next to our bed is wet. I'm thinking it has to be the slide out now.
I never had any water leaking into my camper from the front cap leak. I did, however, have a leak into the front closet that was coming from the roof seal. That is what I taped and resealed the roof seal for the front cap. No more leaking into the front closet after that. Good luck on find and fixing your leak. I would definitely check your slide. I did seal my bedroom slide while I was sealing everything else. Just to be on the safe side.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:25 AM   #125
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I never had any water leaking into my camper from the front cap leak. I did, however, have a leak into the front closet that was coming from the roof seal. That is what I taped and resealed the roof seal for the front cap. No more leaking into the front closet after that. Good luck on find and fixing your leak. I would definitely check your slide. I did seal my bedroom slide while I was sealing everything else. Just to be on the safe side.

No water ever made it inside the coach just the nose. I caught my leak early and was able to make the repairs quickly. Get yourself a 4" roll of Eternabond tape and seal your roof at the cap and EPDM roof. Also look just above the gutter where the spout is and make sure it's properly sealed.
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Old 05-09-2016, 09:07 AM   #126
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Will do. The strange thing with my issue is that the water is getting inside the box of the actual slide out. What I mean is that the floor of the slide out to the right of our bed is very wet. But I still can't figure out how it's getting into the nose.
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Old 06-01-2016, 07:53 PM   #127
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We were camping a few weeks ago and had some torrential rains. When we went to pack up I noticed a torrent of water run out from the cap when I raised the jacks. After having read all of the posts I'm hoping they can solve my problem sooner rather than later. It's going to get worked on tomorrow. I'll post updates as I find out!
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:22 PM   #128
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Hey Hoser, I'm going to post a pic of a place to check if there is caulk. Mine had barely any. It's on the outside of the master bedroom slide out.
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:31 PM   #129
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The bottom piece of trim/ capping had barely any caulk and I noticed water on the carpet inside my slide. Thought maybe the water was getting into the nose that way possibly.
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Thanks for the pics, I'll have them look. It's interesting mine had some water on the floor at the front of the bed. It wasn't from the slide though. I think it was the water running down on the inside of the unit. Once it's inside the cap if the level gets high enough it will drain backwards. I've got a link to a video ill post tomorrow showing this. I raised the jacks really high when I got home and water was draining back into the structure of the unit. It was running out everywhere.
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