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Old 03-17-2018, 07:27 PM   #1
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V-Lite 30 WTBS-Leak under the basement under the right bunk

So, we have had our 2013 V-lite for 5.5 years and love it. We put floor mats in the basement areas under the bunks in the V at the front to protect the flooring from whatever we put in there. Because of the floor mats, we didn't realize we had a leak. It is clear that water has been coming in for an indeterminate amount of time, as the floor is soft in there. We have resealed all of the seams on the roof and put Eternabond around the the edges. Sadly, water is still getting in. We don't want to try to repair the floor without finding the leak first. The ceiling and wall have no damage. We have recaulked the seam where the front V meets the sidewall, and still no luck. We love our trailer and have had no issues with it, until now. Any ideas of where the water could be coming in? Based on where the water is, it is coming in where the front V and wall meet, not the basement door.

Thanks in advance for any ideas you can share.
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Old 03-17-2018, 07:54 PM   #2
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Have you checked around the window areas? What type of sealant did you use on the roof and did you remove the old before adding new?Also have you check your slides for possible water entry. Later RJD
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Old 03-17-2018, 07:58 PM   #3
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Thanks for your input! The slides are on the opposite side, and to the rear of where the leak is, so I don't think that's it. We used Dicor on the roof seals and removed excess but not all that was there. Again, most areas are nowhere near where the water is coming in, and there is no sign of damage to roof, ceiling, or wall. It's weird...and frustrating...
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Old 03-17-2018, 08:16 PM   #4
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That's one thing about water leaks they are very hard to trace. Water can enter and travel making it hard to find the exact entry location. If you have sky lights another possible. Any roof vents that have been added or have you resealed those area plus the ant area. Just some other areas I'm thinking of. I'm sure others here will chime in with maybe better suggestions. Later RJD
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We resealed the antenna, as well as every seal around the AC, refrigerator vent, and skylight over the shower, in addition to every other caulked place on the roof. We will keep looking. Again, thanks for the help! I was really hoping that someone had had a similar experience and had already done the sleuthing.
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