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Old 08-10-2012, 01:07 AM   #11
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Sorry to hear that you are dealing with this.

Did your dealer take care of that hole in the roof that was discovered after taking delivery? No chance this could be related?

I hope things get better for you & your family.
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Old 08-10-2012, 01:26 AM   #12
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Hi. The hole in the roof is still in the roof and the funny thing no water is entering that way. This rear bunk has issues is not level the bar and stitching are not even compared with front. Heavy water droplets on roof inside and is leaking through canvas like the old tents. We are on a weeks vacation and we are screwed, rain in forecast again tomorrow things like this when you spend a lot of money make you really mad.
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Old 08-10-2012, 07:02 AM   #13
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They just replaced the 2 bunks end on my son 2012 roo 17 because of damages caused by water not draining properly in the lower horizontal channels and wetting the lower bed. the lower section of the luan was soft and the staples were rusty.This problem was when the bunks were in closed position.
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Old 08-10-2012, 09:52 PM   #14
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Well at home now. Dealer sent me email going to replace all rear of trailer including mattress. One of the biggest issues with rear bunk is lack of ventilation I'm going to look into allowing air to move from rear bunk into washroom moisture buildup is bad. Our front bunk this morning all the sides roof and metal holding down roof was wet inside trailer is this normal??
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:57 AM   #15
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This is caused by the humidity inside the trailer. You will notice it more during the end of the season when it start go get cold outside and you heat the inside. This was my problem with my previous tent trailer. To eliminate this problem or help the problem leave the fantastic fan in the bathroom running all night at low speed. You can keep the bathroom door closed because there is plenty of room for the air to circulate over the top of the door and under. This will help a lot for preventing the condensation to build up on the cold surface like the tent metal frame etc.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:38 AM   #16
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Capuchine is right. Cold temps, a camper that is buttoned up and lots of people exhaling moisture while sleeping will cause this.

Also, installing vent covers (if you don't have them yet) on your vents is nice in case of rain. Allows circulation to control the humidity at all times. We rarely close our vents now.
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Old 08-11-2012, 11:19 AM   #17
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Hi all when we have our fan running we get a whistle from front bunk at lower bottom behind dinette. It's a pressure issue does everyone else get this??? I figured that because my rear is so wet also that it helped create a lot of moisture in trailer (mattress) As we left our camp site a 2008 ish roo with old style tent ends came in beside us never had rain in front and rear bunks, this new style seams to be a headache it's too air tight and does not allow water to properly run off trailer bunks.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #18
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Well it's a huge design flaw with the metal bracket screwed and glued to the door. Just did testing I have a water leak minor at 10 inches of spray and major at 30 inches will show in pictures. When water comes in if the tent ends are tight and buckled like mine it makes mattress wet if lose the water stays on tent side of bracket and travels towards trailer hinged end and accumulates.

On my trailer door side I have a gap between screen and zipper closure and you can see buckling of tenting from top to the bottom and on brown tenting across bottom ripples. If FR reads this thread wake up do you test your designs and each unit as made for quality assurance??

Thanks for everyone reading and your comments but FR needs a fix and needs to listen just not replace and hopes it goes away.
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Patkins: if you hear this whistle it is because there is not enough air intake for the suction of your fan. Just leave the top screens flaps opened a bit so the air will circulate. Like that your noisy whistle will go away. Good luck with your bunks. We will have my son 2012 roo this coming week with the 2 replaced bunks and I will post a tread when we have it. Apparently they are different than the ones he had before and caused damages to the luan board etc.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:29 PM   #20
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Thanks for the message I new the whistle was from pressure it's just getting the correct amount with out freezing of water entering. I have seen new ends on here and they are clean and not as tight as mine. My tent ends look like they were made by a 3 year old they used more clear silicone then I used on my shower. If I was a future forest river roo purchaser I would be thanking people like me. The Internet and forums like this are here to help people purchase great products not marginal products.
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