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Old 07-16-2015, 07:08 PM   #11
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Ohhh, gotcha! That makes more sense. I would think the 23ss or any super slide models would have this same issue. I am just surprised it hasn't come up more often but your explanation makes a lot of sense. Thanks!
I need to verify but our 2014 23ss, the actual slide is above the wheel well and is not part of it. Will check it though.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:23 AM   #12
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Old 07-17-2015, 12:42 PM   #13
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I have a 23SS and only had that happen once.
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Old 07-17-2015, 05:42 PM   #14
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I'm glad this thread was started. I've been maintaining my seals but never knew there was a bottom seal. Sigh....
We've never had a leak like the one described but we've only had a few rainstorms while towing. I am looking at them now and do see how it could happen. On our kitchen slide here is the seal:

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If you notice those four marks, they correspond to these wires and gas lines:

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I can see how those things and the L shaped aluminum brackets could create a gap in the seal which would allow water to penetrate.

On the couch/dinette slide, again I see where the seal is deformed a little:

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Which matches up to this on the slide:

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There is also some foam right above the back tire at the back edge of the slide.

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I'd check all these spots on yours to see if you can determine the entry point. Hope this helps.


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My 2015 23IKSS is at the dealer right now for this and a few more minor warranty issues after a 4200 mile 18 day maiden voyage in July. We got caught driving in the rain a few times and had water under both slides. The carpet is ruined and I am concerned about the floor of the slides themselves. The dealer claims they have it all sealed up. We will see. I will report back but it is a very sporadic thing (I normally don't go camping when rain is forecast).
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