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Old 09-05-2016, 11:21 AM   #11
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That is just plain ugly
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:09 PM   #12
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Definitely water intrusion, most likely inside the wall itself. Check the caulking at the roof perimeter and the windows. This WILL get worse! We didn't know what it was when we bought our first RV and the dealer said it was nothing to worry about. Wrong!
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:10 PM   #13
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I have seen this many many times. It is moisture entering the wall and the "popcorn bubbles" are the chemical reaction of the panel glue.
Don't waste time in locating the intrusion area. Since it is under the window don't hesitate to pull the window. This way you can easily see the water path tracking on the frame if it's coming in and rolling down the sides. Look closely at the sealer when you sake it down for any dirt tracks. Is your awning located near the area at the floor line. The older style awning hardware acts like a gutter and runs the water directly where the two lag screws are attached to the trailer at the floor line. If you can grab the awning arm and move the lower bracket ITS LEAKING.
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:54 PM   #14
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What did the window seal have to do with it?

Not sure, fortunately, this was when it was still under warranty and that is what they got approved through the factory to fix. No awning on that side, or other hardware, fiberglass roof, so the window makes sense. No issues since the repairs were made 2 years ago.
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I personally kinda felt the blisters and it felt like something solid (like wood) was poking out. This is why I initially believed it was some kind of water intrusion making the paneling or whatever is is actually behind the wallpaper, blister.
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Old 09-05-2016, 07:54 PM   #16
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My 195bh did the same thing. Dealer said it was a leak at the front top running light. Had to replace the panels. Weird thing was it was only 1/4 of the way up the wall. Not at the top like one would think. Nor did I have a wet floor or water dripping under the tt. Good luck.


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What did the window seal have to do with it?
A faulty window seal would allow water to get inside the wall causing the wall blisters.
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I personally kinda felt the blisters and it felt like something solid (like wood) was poking out. This is why I initially believed it was some kind of water intrusion making the paneling or whatever is is actually behind the wallpaper, blister.
It is water intrusion. The popcorn blisters are something behind the paper swelling. First time I saw it I thought it was nails backing out. Bad slide seals were the cause on the one I saw.
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