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Old 03-19-2016, 11:21 PM   #1
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Roof Leak, Ugh!!!

We just had a rain storm today and there is water coming in under the refrigerator. This is a brand new camper and we haven't gone camping in it yet. The fridge is off and we aren't hooked up to water. From what we can tell so far is the water is coming in from somewhere up high. My question is, what's above the fridge on the roof. Is there a vent on the roof above the fridge? Is that the long looking vent. Will it pop off?
It was getting dark so I wasn't able to get up there today. I will be digging in to this tomorrow. I really don't want to have to haul it back to the dealer if I don't have to.
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Old 03-19-2016, 11:31 PM   #2
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What camper do you have? Most all units have a fridge vent on the roof.If it's a hard blowing rain, then some moisture could get in but under 95% of conditions it should stay dry.
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Old 03-19-2016, 11:56 PM   #3
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It's a 2017 windjammer 3006wk. Even with the wind it shouldn't be coming in this much. How do I pop that vent off to make sure Forrest River sealed it up when they installed it?
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Old 03-20-2016, 01:00 AM   #4
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Roof Leak, Ugh!!!

There are 4 screws on the corners that should have sealant on them. Remove those and the whole lid comes off. There is a screen beneath the lid.
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Also make sure your "Drain Tube" is sticking out the "Refer access panel" located Outside! I think this is a "Goofy/Ugly" way to run the Tube but they All that have a Drain Tube are run that way! I routed ours through a Hole i drilled in the access panel,made installing the "Bug Screens" easier also! Youroo!! US flag on 2nd line?
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Old 03-20-2016, 07:54 AM   #6
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Does not have to be on the roof! I had water too after heavy rain coming out from underneath the sink...
It was rain water running down the side of the coach and coming in thru a tiny gap between sidewall and electrical outlets.
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Old 03-25-2016, 11:38 PM   #7
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Also make sure your "Drain Tube" is sticking out the "Refer access panel" located Outside! I think this is a "Goofy/Ugly" way to run the Tube but they All that have a Drain Tube are run that way! I routed ours through a Hole i drilled in the access panel,made installing the "Bug Screens" easier also! Youroo!! US flag on 2nd line?
How about a picture of this?
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Old 03-27-2016, 11:02 PM   #8
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*Update* dealer couldn't find any one spot that would cause a leak. They found a couple of areas they sealed just to be safe. We had a heavy rain before I picked it up and it was dry inside. They think the rain was blown in at just the right angle and blew in the Refrigerator Vent on the roof. That is the only thing they can think of. I guess we will wait and see and keep an eye on it.
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Old 03-29-2016, 08:02 PM   #9
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Was your stove hood vent locked? That'll leak like crazy in the wind if you leave it open.


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Old 03-30-2016, 01:39 AM   #10
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The crank roof vents had a crack in it they don't last but a couple of years.
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