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Old 09-08-2015, 11:22 AM   #1
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Seals sticking?

We purchased our 21SS Roo in May. I have a question regarding the slide seal or skirt or whatever it is called.
Yesterday when we got home from our caming trip, we extended the slide to clean out the Roo. When bringing the slide back in, I noticed a noise, difficut to describe, that I hadn't heard before. It eventually stoped and the slide seated fine. Just a little while ago I went to extend the slide and heard the noise again. From inside the camper I shown a flashlight along the right side of the slide and noticed the seal wasn't uniform along the side. This was apparent from outside as well. Also, the top of the slide showed nonuniform as far as the seal went as well. I have attached a couple of pictures.
I am not sure what happened. It is extremely humid outside. Is it possible the seal is sticking and this is preventing it from uniformly being deployed? Should I try some silicone spray? Is there preventative maintenance we should be doing on the seal skirt? I've seen threads about lubing the mechanism, but I don't recall anything regarding our specific issue.
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Old 09-08-2015, 04:38 PM   #2
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Mine do it too, but by the time they are all the way in or out, they have righted theirselves. Have heard some say talcum powder in an old sock helps.
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Old 09-08-2015, 04:45 PM   #3
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As your seals go over the Windows they will act different,your 1 Pic shows this also! We rub/apply 303 on our Seals! Youroo!!
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Old 09-08-2015, 05:23 PM   #4
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most recommend Aerospace 303 and are happy with it.
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Old 09-08-2015, 07:38 PM   #5
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Ordered soe 303 today. Will apply it when it arrives!
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