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Old 05-05-2018, 09:51 AM   #1
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Leaking Frameless Window

Yesterday during a hard rain with the wind blowing the rain right into the curbside of the RV I discovered a leak at the kitchen frameless window. It appears to be leaking at the top right of the part that opens. See the picture with the window open. The rubber gasket that seals that part when closed looks good. No cracks or tears and nothing interfering with a good seal that I can see. Water comes in at the top outside corner of the glass that opens, runs down the glass at the rubber seal then pools in the channel at the bottom until it gets full enough to run in at the window crank. Has anyone seen this before and have the solution? Thanks!
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Old 05-05-2018, 10:20 AM   #2
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What’s above the window? What about the caulking on the roof? I had water coming out a frameless window and it was coming from the roof.
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Old 05-05-2018, 10:38 AM   #3
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I wouldn't rule out a leak in roof either but your trailer is 5 years old and I don't know what the life expectancy of the foam seals is, if it happens again have the foam rubber seals replaced.
Also keep in mind that, when the wind blows the rain hard against this window it will create suction from the opposite side which may be strong enough to draw water past the seal. RV windows don't seal any better than 'yesteryears' car windows.
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Thanks for the comments. All good thoughts. I will probably do what Cypressloser said, I will pull window and reseal with new foam rubber seal. I think I will first use some duck tape and water hose and see if I can further pinpoint the entry. I did get on the roof and examine there and I don't find anything that looks suspicious.
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