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Old 11-28-2020, 11:57 AM   #1
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Does this look right...

2015 Sunseeker 2250. Recently we had a couple of days of heavy rain and noticed small leak in the overhead bunk.

Had local RV dealer do the reseal roof maintenance to the tune of $700.00+ and happily drove away.

Today, I finally got a look at the seams and since I'm kind of new to this motorhome thing thought I'd ask if the pics are typical for a roof reseal?

Thanks in advance...
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Old 11-28-2020, 01:00 PM   #2
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On what date was the reseal performed?
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Old 11-28-2020, 01:07 PM   #3
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On what date was the reseal performed?
11/23/2020, last Monday...
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Yikes. I'd be furious at that charge unless there is something we can't see.
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It doesn't look like the roof was cleaned before the reseal attempt so that indicates a poorly done job. The best and longest lasting reseal job is done with EternaBond tape which if done by properly following directions will be warrantied for 10 years..
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It doesn't look like the roof was cleaned before the reseal attempt so that indicates a poorly done job. The best and longest lasting reseal job is done with EternaBond tape which if done by properly following directions will be warrantied for 10 years..
Thanks for the note and what really bothered me is they stopped halfway across the roof to front cap joint. Is that typical?
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2015 Sunseeker 2250. Recently we had a couple of days of heavy rain and noticed small leak in the overhead bunk.

Had local RV dealer do the reseal roof maintenance to the tune of $700.00+ and happily drove away.

Today, I finally got a look at the seams and since I'm kind of new to this motorhome thing thought I'd ask if the pics are typical for a roof reseal?

Thanks in advance...

No that is not a reseal . that is a in between hack job not worth $50. i would take it back climb on the roof with them and throw them off . lol hate to say it but you got taken . a good reseal will be removing a good portion of old sealant and apply new to all edges .
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Old 11-28-2020, 02:09 PM   #8
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Where is the repair work? I can't say I see anything that was done in the picture.
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Old 11-28-2020, 02:11 PM   #9
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Give your wife the key to the gun case and then go talk to dealer. Sounds like an investment in Small Claims court.
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Old 11-28-2020, 02:24 PM   #10
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Thanks for the note and what really bothered me is they stopped halfway across the roof to front cap joint. Is that typical?
700.00 and happily drove away...

Got me there with your post, considering that looks like one tube of Dicor self leveling was actually was applied
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Old 11-28-2020, 02:43 PM   #11
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2015 Sunseeker 2250. Recently we had a couple of days of heavy rain and noticed small leak in the overhead bunk.

Had local RV dealer do the reseal roof maintenance to the tune of $700.00+ and happily drove away.

Today, I finally got a look at the seams and since I'm kind of new to this motorhome thing thought I'd ask if the pics are typical for a roof reseal?

Thanks in advance...
Hard to tell from the shadows of the trees.
Looks to me like a pine branch and a few pine needles.
Sweep it off and take another picture!
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Old 11-28-2020, 03:50 PM   #12
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They should have used denatured alcohol on the old sealant to clean it before applying the new sealant on top. I agree, it does not look like they cleaned the caulking at all.

And only doing half of the cap? Not good. If one half actually needed it then so did the other half.

That should have been a $150 job, presuming they charge about $130 an hour. A fur-pack of Dicor sealant is $31 at Amazon. They may, may have used one tube. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Old 11-28-2020, 04:15 PM   #13
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Recently had a couple of days of heavy rain. Specific date?
Had the work done 11/23/2020.

I donít know ANYWHERE that can take me in for any work that fast.

You might want them to go up top and see what part they said they did.
You donít have to walk up on the roof, have them bring their scaffolding up alongside.

BTW.....take outdoor shots with full sunlight near midday. For those of us trying to give assistance without actually seeing it in person, your photos show shadows from late in the day.
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Old 11-28-2020, 04:18 PM   #14
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To put it bluntly, you got screwed, big time.
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Old 11-28-2020, 07:27 PM   #15
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I touched up my cousins 2018 TT for free. Took me about 6 hours over 2 days. Over a period of 2 days because where there were transitions from roof membrane to gutter trim I wanted to let the self leveling lap sealant set up good before running any vertical sealant up to it. My go to products are dicor self leveling sealant and Geocel caulk.

Here's a few pictures of a finished job. Should look something like this overall. Note, last picture includes a walking stick or praying mantis - not sure what it is exactly.


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Old 11-28-2020, 08:15 PM   #17
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Father in law had a total roof job $1000, that was removing all old Diicor and sealing with new, not at dealer, stay away from dealer, go to local RV repair shop
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Old 11-29-2020, 02:30 AM   #18
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For $700 they should have removed the old and replaced. He didnt even clean the old which means it will not seal to the old stuff well. It may make it a few months but not very long if it leaked before it will leak again shortly. If it doesnt its because of luck and nothing they did.

What you recieved was a sub par $100 quickie that you could have done yourself better for $30.
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Old 11-29-2020, 08:02 AM   #19
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Here's a link to Dicors YouTube instructions on the basics of how to maintain your roof.

See post #15 showing pictures how it should look afterwards.

https://youtu.be/iXUcBdVnhwI

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Your job was not done right. We all learn about the pay, drive off, then look later thing. I had the "scraper" above the slide out on a SOB (some other brand) TT pull off. Took it to the repair shop, left it for three months, picked it up, paid $150 and drove off. At the camp site one hundred miles away, I climbed up to see the work. A 3' piece of rubber molding that didn't even touch the slide top had been riveted over the 10' slide out. When I got back to the shop, the owner fixed it for an additional fee, giving me credit for the $150. Was the last time I went there.
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