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Old 06-27-2017, 09:11 PM   #1
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Window Seals?

I think I have a window the factory goobers left the gasket/seal off. Anyone have a windows on the short side of their slides that leak? I can get a plastic putty knife under the edge and it feels like I can touch the window frame. I have a small wet spot at the rear outside corner of the slide out. No soft wood at the moment but I did find a couple of screws starting to turn color and the wood slightly discolored inside. The plastic on the ends of the slide are very flexible and pull away from the window trim with just a little pressure.
Lower outside trim screws backed out checking for rust:

Lower corner of window, pushing on panel opens up a gap.

Same thing bottom of window.

Inside, under dinette.
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Old 06-27-2017, 09:21 PM   #2
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I'm confused as to what the pictures are showing. I see a bunch of screws backed out of their holes and not sure what the other pics are showing it might help if you explain and show an actual pic of with window in question
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Old 06-27-2017, 09:27 PM   #3
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I'm confused as to what the pictures are showing. I see a bunch of screws backed out of their holes and not sure what the other pics are showing it might help if you explain and show an actual pic of with window in question
X2. Even FR wouldn't leave all the window frame screws unfasten like that or would they?
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Old 06-27-2017, 10:01 PM   #4
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Yes, photos may not make sense without a little more info. Edited original post.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:25 PM   #5
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Found Leak

Probing under the outside edge of the window with a plastic scraper I could touch the inner window frame. I suspected the factory did not install any sealing foam or tape. I went ahead and pulled rear side window of the main slide. The foam seal was there, just useless. Another victim of poor construction.

Said window:


Mold staring to form on window frame. Insulation below discolored from water:


Note foam tape around window frame:


This pic shows residue where the foam tape was positioned, no where near the edge:


Window ready to go back in with two layers of bulty tape:
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Old 07-26-2017, 04:57 AM   #6
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cockpit wind nosie

I have a 2017 FR 29 DS It seems to me that there is a lot of wind noise when driving at 65 mph. The dealership said it was caused by the weep holes in the window frames. Has anyone else experienced this? Is the a fix?
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