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Old 06-06-2019, 03:10 PM   #1
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We have owned 3 FR campers finally found the right fit . We have owned the RBS192 since 2016 bought used 6 months old traded our R Pod 180 I could not use the bathroom in it we loved the pod but I am disabled . The 192 started showing these indentations a couple weeks ago I keep it waxed an sealed there are no indications of leaks inside and it is not soft just dented in I know I am out of warranty but did not expect this any thoughts we are going on our last trip for a while double foot surgery coming up please help.

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Is it possible something hit the camper? Hail? A rock? Tree branch? A misplaced foot when on the roof? A ladder with too much pressure when waxing or cleaning?
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Old 06-06-2019, 05:18 PM   #5
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Is it possible something hit the camper? Hail? A rock? Tree branch? A misplaced foot when on the roof? A ladder with too much pressure when waxing or cleaning?
It certainly looks like a misplaced foot or ladder with too much pressure. But, having the same camper (though a few years newer) I can say that area is too curved and far from the flat part of the roof. I would think a branch or rock would leave a scrape as well.
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Old 06-06-2019, 06:29 PM   #6
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I waxed the camper approx. 4 months ago not there nothing has hit it wasn't there a couple weeks ago we went to the beach for a week very hot noticed when we got home there are no signs of water intrusion have no clue what is happening upsetting I am sure FR will not help me insurance probably not if not collision related ?
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Is it possible something hit the camper? Hail? A rock? Tree branch? A misplaced foot when on the roof? A ladder with too much pressure when waxing or cleaning?
Wasn't there 2 weeks ago went to the beach noticed when we got back.
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I wonder if a dent removal tool could be used to pop them back out. Might be worth a try.
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Old 06-06-2019, 09:41 PM   #9
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Our old 2007 Jayco did exactly the same thing on the right hand side the year before we sold it. 2016. I could not determine what caused it and there were no signs of leaks anywhere when we sold it. Still a mystery as to what did it.
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Old 06-07-2019, 04:52 AM   #10
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I wonder if a dent removal tool could be used to pop them back out. Might be worth a try.
Going to try that today I believe it id heat related .
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Old 06-07-2019, 07:24 AM   #11
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Certainly looks like it was from an impact with the edges being creased. Maybe it was struck by a football or something at the beach while you were away.
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Being that someone else had the same issue I'm wondering if it's heat related. Possibly the sun hitting it at the right angle causing expansion to happen in a certain way where there's some binding, and boom, dents.
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Going to try that today I believe it id heat related .
X? I suggest a suction cup type...prolly smaller
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We have owned 3 FR campers finally found the right fit . We have owned the RBS192 since 2016 bought used 6 months old traded our R Pod 180 I could not use the bathroom in it we loved the pod but I am disabled . The 192 started showing these indentations a couple weeks ago I keep it waxed an sealed there are no indications of leaks inside and it is not soft just dented in I know I am out of warranty but did not expect this any thoughts we are going on our last trip for a while double foot surgery coming up please help.

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I think someone has been monkeying with your RV. Neighborhood kids, drug addicts, sleep-walking wife, etc... I would do an inspection to the roof...if you haven't. A/C could be gone.
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Your problem is moisture has separated the bendable backer away from the Filon exterior panel. This is common but not an easy fix. The front will need to come off and a new backer installed. It means stripping the old off. Or just order a new front panel. Your insulation is probably damp behind they area. Check it by removing screws across the roof and then partially down both sides and roll it back to dry out. You should be able to see the water tracks where it is getting in. You
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Your problem is moisture has separated the bendable backer away from the Filon exterior panel. This is common but not an easy fix. The front will need to come off and a new backer installed. It means stripping the old off. Or just order a new front panel. Your insulation is probably damp behind they area. Check it by removing screws across the roof and then partially down both sides and roll it back to dry out. You should be able to see the water tracks where it is getting in. You
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Old 06-07-2019, 01:16 PM   #18
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I don't want to scare you but.....this can be bad news!
We had a similar situation( on a Fuzion toy hauler) and to make it short they had to change the whole front end of the camper. It was covered by the warranty but still a big PITA.
It was water intrusion, the rottened the wood inside and everything else.
At the beginning CW was saying it was nothing... but it got worst and worst.
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We have a coachman catalina, the front looks like yours. On our last trip i watched the front of the trailer through the rear view mirror. It was "flapping" in the 65 mph wind and looked much like yours. When we stopped it went back to normal. Evidently there's not much behind the skin to support it. I am assuming it's "ok" and took it back to storage.
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