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Old 06-15-2024, 03:18 PM   #1
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Rear wall moves back and forth

At the end of a 6500 mile trim in my 2022 Rockwood 2883ws fifth wheel i noticed that the lower metal skirting was slightly buckled, more so on the drivers side. As I was driving around my block to get the trailer in the correct position to back into my drive I noticed the very back corner moving back and forth. I can push on the rear wall and it moves side to side and appears to not be anchored in place. The first Pic is drivers side (most noticable) next is passenger, still has the metal buckled. I'm guessing that this might be caused by all of the rough and bumpy roads the trailer has been subjected to. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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Old 06-15-2024, 08:01 PM   #2
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based on the wrinkle next to the trim piece i would guess it has been backed into something solid or something solid backed into it
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Old 06-15-2024, 08:54 PM   #3
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Rear wall moving back and forth.

I had a rack on the back of my trailer and it wasn't damaged. Both corners are buckled, drivers side is worse. I can push on the sides and the back wall moves back andforth leading me to believe it's not anchored to the chassis?
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Old 06-15-2024, 09:03 PM   #4
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looks like you have a platform there too...maybe there wasnt enough clearance between the platform and the rack and when the platform was folded up and it was rocking...pushing the rack and the back wall

looks like that model has an aluminum frame...would assume there is a truss straight down each corner in the back. can you see where the wall meets the frame from underneath?
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Old 06-15-2024, 09:12 PM   #5
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That area is covered up by the skirting that's damaged. I will remove those aluminum pieces tomorrow and I should be able to see the large self taping screws that I believe are driven in from the bottom into the bottom wall framing. I can see those screws in other areas not covered up by the aluminum skirting. I tried uploading a videos I took of the back and forth movement but it wouldn't let me do that.
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