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Old 01-08-2021, 03:10 AM   #1
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Exclamation Slide out leaking please help

We have a 2019 Wildwood heritage Glen LTZ 372rd. Both slide outs in the living room are leaking at the bottom. The both leak only on one side of the slide out. They have a covering piece and we took it off to see if we can figure out where the water is coming from. It honestly looks like it could be from the covering piece which makes no sense honestly. Has anyone had this problem before?? How did you fix it any suggestions please. We live full time in it so we couldnít take it in to be fixed.
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Old 01-08-2021, 10:18 AM   #2
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your leak is coming from the outside not the inside check the seals outside.
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Old 01-08-2021, 10:36 AM   #3
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We have a 2019 Wildwood heritage Glen LTZ 372rd. Both slide outs in the living room are leaking at the bottom. The both leak only on one side of the slide out. They have a covering piece and we took it off to see if we can figure out where the water is coming from. It honestly looks like it could be from the covering piece which makes no sense honestly. Has anyone had this problem before?? How did you fix it any suggestions please. We live full time in it so we couldnít take it in to be fixed.
We had a leak at the bottom of our large slide out onto the carpet. We pulled the slide out in and found a 12 in section of the inner seal that runs along the top of the slide out had detached from the wall. Pressed it back into place and we were good to go. Good luck
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Old 01-31-2021, 10:30 PM   #4
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North Carolina. I would be interested in knowing what the cause of your leak was as I have a similar situation with one of the den slides in my Cedar Creek 38
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Martinto, thanks for the information. Will check the inner seal when I get a chance.
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Old 02-01-2021, 07:27 AM   #5
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If you can't find something wrong with a external seal, find a place that does a sealtech type leak test and have them run it. They can tell you where to concentrate on.
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Old 02-01-2021, 08:41 AM   #6
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We had a similar situation on our salem. Not sure if it was a mistake, manufacturing defect or what, but if you looked closely underneath the slide, even when in, there was a small gap that went straight through to the carpet.

We found this out on our very first trip which was coupled with driving through a heavy rainstorm. I think we had to pull over at one point and wait, at some others it was like driving 10 mph with the hazards on type of rain.

What happened was the water splashed up there, and when you first put out the slide, you didn't feel anything, and then later on it wicked out. Dealer covered that up for us and haven't had a problem since. So maybe you have a similar issue?
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Old 02-01-2021, 09:12 AM   #7
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If you are driving in the rain.... yes, water can splash up in the front area of the slide (bottom) if the seal is not really tight.


If you are at a camping site and water seems to be getting the floor wet at the slide edges, it may be the very top flat has 'turned in' at the edge and is allowing water to flow into the channel edge. When pulling the slide in the very edge of the top flap will be 'pulled in' and when the slide is pushed out, the top flap may not fully come out to cover the edges at the top and this will allow water to be channeled 'in' the wall, instead of 'out'.
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Old 02-01-2021, 05:03 PM   #8
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What we could figure out was the rail is kinda sloped and allowed water to run down it to the inside. We put putty up near the wall outside and on the rail outside to block water to stop coming in. It’s not a long term solution but it works for right now.
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Old 02-02-2021, 10:53 AM   #9
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On my bedroom slide i had same problem found the lower trim retailer on the side of slide was cut short and there was a gap and the way they put the carpet in it acted as a wick i put lexel in the gap problem fixed.
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Old 02-02-2021, 11:35 AM   #10
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I would check the slide seal on the main body of the unit. There is a seal there that when the slide room is in it could "kick away" from the slide room when it is retracted. We had a Berkshire with that issue and it was in a rain booth and finally one of the techs ran a water hose and the water intrusion was found instantly.
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Old 02-02-2021, 01:00 PM   #11
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Has anyone successfully used that wrap fix duck tape or the 3m wrap and repair tape to fix minor cuts on the wiper seal? I guess its some kind of seal fusing silicone tape of some sort. Thought i would ask..
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