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Old 02-19-2021, 10:10 AM   #1
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Water stains/streaks on siding

2017 Patriot (Forest River). I have light colored steaks on the painted metal siding where water seeps around the awning attaching track and runs down the side. I am looking for a way to remove them. I appreciate any advice.
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Old 02-19-2021, 12:52 PM   #2
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Any rubbing compound will take it off. Some will put fine scratches in the surface. Over scrubbing will also scratch. I like the https://www.amazon.com/Meguiars-G172...%2C186&sr=8-24

And then go back over the area with a good wax to prevent the streaks from showing back up too soon again in the future. Finding the seam in the gutter from the roof and sealing it may help prevent the drip in that area and hopefully cause the water to drain to the ends of the gutter instead of leaking from the seam.
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Old 02-19-2021, 01:14 PM   #3
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Thanks for the tip, Iíll give it try.

The water leaks around the awning attachment channel when the awning is rolled up. The fabric goes uphill from the edge of the trailer when rolled so the water runs toward the roof and seeps through the channel around the edge of the awning fabric. Not sure what to do about it.
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