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Old 09-29-2015, 10:53 PM   #1
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Leaks, leaks and more leaks

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I just repaired a big leak over my dining area of my 05 Rockwood Roo. After looking around the RV I noticed that my ceiling in the bathroom felt a little soft so I started to remove it. Holy crap. Here we go again. The whole bathroom ceiling is wet. Have no idea where it is coming from. . What's a good sealant for the roof outside? Any tricks on telling where the leak is from?
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Old 09-30-2015, 05:23 AM   #2
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check out this website:

SealTech Manufacturing USA | Industry Standard for RV Leak Detection

if you can locate the leak, Eternabond is what many use to seal the roof seams.
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That looks like a fantastic vent fan in the picture. We had one of those and the flange around it had curled up. No matter what I tried, it would not stay sealed. I finally replaced it and it never leaked another drop as long as we owned it. Just FYI as to something to look for.
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That looks like a fantastic vent fan in the picture. We had one of those and the flange around it had curled up. No matter what I tried, it would not stay sealed. I finally replaced it and it never leaked another drop as long as we owned it. Just FYI as to something to look for.
Thanks for the info. the weird thing is, that the area around the vent fan seems to be dry. It is more wet closer to the door.
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Old 10-01-2015, 05:57 PM   #5
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Go to a dealer and ask them for self leveling caulk. Talk to them.
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Old 10-01-2015, 09:01 PM   #6
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water water everywhere?

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Hi
I just repaired a big leak over my dining area of my 05 Rockwood Roo. After looking around the RV I noticed that my ceiling in the bathroom felt a little soft so I started to remove it. Holy crap. Here we go again. The whole bathroom ceiling is wet. Have no idea where it is coming from. . What's a good sealant for the roof outside? Any tricks on telling where the leak is from?
First thing i need to say is "I am like so many others very sorry for your situation" BUT first things first,
1) what year is the coach
2) what maintenance has been done
3) how often is the maintenance done
4) when was the last time you checked for cracking sealant
5) DO NOT USE SILICONE
I hope the damage is not to bad as water damage is the worst thing for any rv, as for sealant types just go to any good dealer and they will have a whole area full of it,l for the roof, the walls, the windows, in tubes in rolls and much more.
This is the type of thing that needs to be done at least twice per year to stop this kind of thing from happening.
Good luck and and Happy camping
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