Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-15-2015, 04:24 PM   #11
Senior Member
drittal's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: E. MT
Posts: 314
Flex seal

drittal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2015, 05:11 PM   #12
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Mount Laurel,NJ
Posts: 2,852
Believe it or not, that stuff works pretty good. Just make sure it is clean and free of loose insulation and no visible openings. You could possibly use strips of endurobond. Seal all around the transition with the wheel well and sides.

A32Deuce is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2015, 07:42 PM   #13
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 40
Originally Posted by campnqueen View Post
We have a 2014 Work & Play 25 ULA.

Love the design but the execution sucks! We have had more repair issues with this unit than I can list.

After my hubby brought our unit back from a trip to our storage facility, we noticed lots of water only on the floor under a window. Therefore, we figured the water come in from around the window or ceiling vent, or back ramp door. NO! Not it.

No leaks or stains around the ceiling on dampness inside cabinets. We have looked all over the unit trying to figure out where this water issue is coming from. May I add it does not leak when it rains? Only when we tow. Very strange.

So this past week on our way back from a weekend trip, I placed towels inside the unit around the wheel well. We came through many large puddles and constant rain. When we stopped, I put my theory to work and checked the towels. Guess what? The towels were all wet! Yep… I figured it out.
Our two-year-old Work & Play unit leaks like a sieve around the wheel well when it is raining. Only on one side at this time. (Yes, our extended warranty has expired…*sigh*.)

Now the trick is to figure out how we are going to seal the wheel well so not to get water intrusion.

Additionally, we DO NOT have any slides.

Has anyone out there had an issue on his or her toy hauler or trailer?
How about on another Work & Play product?
We had a similar leak on our Work & Play a couple of years ago. My unit is not parked at my house or I'd take some pictures to show where it leaks.

If you look behind the tires you'll noticed the upper wheel wells are metal. This metal portion forms somewhat of a rectangle box above the tires. This metal box comes down and meets the plywood that forms the floor. This is where the water enters. I would suggest using silicone to seal EVERY SEAM behind the tires, in front of the front tires, and behind the rear tire on both sides. This includes the open rectangular/square steel framing that meets some of the exposed plywood sheeting. Water can enter this tubing and seep in via various mounting screws used to mount the steel framing to the plywood. Silicone every opening, every seam, all the exposed plywood laminate and edges. It's really not that much work. You may need one or two large tubes of silicone. Personally, I wouldn't spend time trying to isolate the exact area where it is leaking. I'd also make sure the unit is completely dry before doing this. You don't want to seal in any moisture. It needs to be completely dry first.

Good luck!
wp_owner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2015, 09:19 AM   #14
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Central Oklahoma
Posts: 110
Here are 2 links to the FlexSeal type products.

flexible seal -
Frank & Brenda
TT- 2015 Coachmen Freedom Express 248RBS 50th Anniversary
TV- 2010 Suzuki Equator RMZ4
TST 507 Tire Monitors
FrankMor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2015, 01:57 PM   #15
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 3
Check the refrigerator drain, it has to be sticking out of the outside louvers.
johnnycombo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2015, 12:59 PM   #16
itch'n to road trip
campnqueen's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: North Georgia Mountains-Jasper GA.
Posts: 872
johnnycombo .... already checked the refer....thanks.

2012 Ford F-250 King Ranch Super Crew Cab 4x4 "Mae West"
2014 Work & Play 25ULA "Ula"
Paula Drake, Ken Cooksey, Sunny Delight & Valor
Jasper Ga. -
Nights camped Not Enough 2014: 8 2015: 2
campnqueen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2015, 01:05 PM   #17
Senior Member
northstar1960's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: in my new 29hfsxlr
Posts: 1,418
Originally Posted by campnqueen View Post
johnnycombo .... already checked the refer....thanks.
forget the flex seal get some high quality silicone pull the wheels and silicone all seams well once done and dry then you can flex seal but you'd be better off using a rubberized undercoating in the rattle can can be picked up at wall-mart or ace

northstar1960 is offline   Reply With Quote

water, leak, wheel

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:22 PM.