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Old 05-03-2021, 04:00 PM   #1
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Bottom half of window is out

Hi. The bottom portion of my back window is sticking out about 1/2 inch. The top of the window sits flush and all of the other windows are flush all around. Just the one is protruding a bit (see image). Should I be concerned about this and is there an easy fix (like tightening some screws or something)?
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Old 05-05-2021, 09:53 AM   #2
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[Update] Bottom half of window is out

So it turns out that window is my emergency window. I tried to pop it out and push it back in to see if I could get a better seal, but that's pretty much as far as it will go in.

A few more questions come to mind then:

  1. There is a foam running around the window. Is that foam going to be water proof?
  2. Should the emergency window seal more tightly? And if so, how I can adjust it?
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Old 05-05-2021, 06:43 PM   #3
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Yes, it should close completely. Show a pic of the handle on the inside.
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You might try getting us some better pictures. This one is difficult to figure out.
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Old 05-06-2021, 02:40 PM   #5
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Thanks for the replies! I tried to get better pics of the situation.

The first picture is from the outside, standing beneath the window, and looking up. You can see at the bottom, there's about 1/2" gap and there is a small chunk of foam also sticking out. You can also see up the left side that the gap gets smaller until finally disappearing all together near the top (that part is harder to make out).

The second picture is taken from the inside and shows the latch and window open. You can see the foam on the inside of the window sill.

The third picture shows the latch closed from the inside. My finger is pointing to the foam and gap. This is the same gap that can be seen from the outside.

There doesn't appear to be a way to adjust either the latch or the hook that secures to the latch on the window.
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Old 05-06-2021, 03:02 PM   #6
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Hello, does your dealer have anymore of the same model? I would email that last photo you took looking up at the bottom of the window, and have them verify if the others have the same gap. Hope this helps...
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Thanks for the replies! I tried to get better pics of the situation.

The first picture is from the outside, standing beneath the window, and looking up. You can see at the bottom, there's about 1/2" gap and there is a small chunk of foam also sticking out. You can also see up the left side that the gap gets smaller until finally disappearing all together near the top (that part is harder to make out).

The second picture is taken from the inside and shows the latch and window open. You can see the foam on the inside of the window sill.

The third picture shows the latch closed from the inside. My finger is pointing to the foam and gap. This is the same gap that can be seen from the outside.

There doesn't appear to be a way to adjust either the latch or the hook that secures to the latch on the window.
No that is not right, the window is probably okay but the foam expanded, you need to pull the window and reseal it you should be okay. You canít leave it like that. If your handy easy to do and you will be better off, donít use foam get the tape to use to seal it back up. But Iím not there looking at it and pictures are hard to see what happened. If the frame got wrapped for some reasons you will need to get it replaced. You asking for trouble if you just leave it.
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donít use foam get the tape to use to seal it back up.

Thanks Witch Doctor. I'm a pretty handy lady.

Can you elaborate on what you mean by 'tape'? Or even better, post a link to it?
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Thanks Witch Doctor. I'm a pretty handy lady.

Can you elaborate on what you mean by 'tape'? Or even better, post a link to it?
itís called Butyl tape you can buy it at Amazon, look under RV sealants.
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Old 05-07-2021, 10:43 AM   #10
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Old 05-07-2021, 11:48 AM   #11
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windows are held in by sandwiching the wall between the inner and outer pieces. The outer piece includes the window frame, etc. and the inner piece is just a flange. If you remove all the inner screws you can push the window out. Have someone hold the window from outside as you remove the last of the screws. Find out what's holding it or why it's tweaked, fix and replace the Butyl tape, then seal all around with appropriate Lexel.
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