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Old 08-27-2018, 06:12 PM   #1
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Rear of Heritage Glen is Opening

The whole back section of my HG 28RLT is opening up at the bottom, showing sunlight through it. So far the back wall seems to be pivoting at the top and opening at the bottom, moving away from the side wall. The opening (so far) is just about half an inch. I don't know how these are attached but I would think the walls are attached to the steel frame.

Is it possible that the frame has broken allowing the wall to move? What can I do? I will post some pics when I can get out to it when the rain stops.
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Yes def post pictures
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Old 08-27-2018, 07:55 PM   #3
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The Pics....

Looking forward from the rear, the right side is not quite as bad as the left side pictured here.
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The Pics....

Looking forward from the rear, the right side is not quite as bad as the left side pictured here.


Yikes, it looks like you are getting an unwanted conversion to a toy hauler rear end.
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Ouch! That doesn’t look good.
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Old 08-28-2018, 12:46 PM   #6
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Did you add or upgrade turbos on your TV? Geez, seems like you yanked the king pin out of the trailer with the side walls?

Just kidding, this is not a good thing?? I to have a heritage glen now Iím worried. Hopefully the manufacturer will make it worth your weight in gold!
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Did you add or upgrade turbos on your TV? Geez, seems like you yanked the king pin out of the trailer with the side walls?

Just kidding, this is not a good thing?? I to have a heritage glen now Iím worried. Hopefully the manufacturer will make it worth your weight in gold!
The unit hasn't really done a lot of road work, maybe around 60,000km, but a lot of that is bouncing on non-highway roads, with potholes. I can only assume that the gussets that were supposedly welded to the frame at these main stress points have broken away.

The thought of the fixing cost is horrifying. Maybe I'll just get a long freight strap and wrap it around the rig.
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What it look like underneath by frame? Would be a long swim and then drive back to factory if your location is right.
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Old 08-28-2018, 08:09 PM   #9
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I haven't crawled underneath yet. Will need to drop the underbelly skin to see anything. An yes, it would be a long swim to the factory. Knowing a little about local repair places here, it still might be worth it. Large refrigerated semi trailers repair shops are probably the best option. Quality work and experience with big boxes. I had one of those guys repair my nose cap after putting a hole in it. Great work and fantastic paint match.
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Looks like water intrusion.
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