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Old 03-16-2020, 09:51 PM   #1
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slideout roof leak

I have a 2018 FR wildwood TT, 29 ft with one slideout. I'm a FT RV'er and on my own. Trailer is obviously past the 1 yr warranty. Purchased Good Sam Ins but, it doesn't cover anything structural. Which I didnt realize, oh well.

Anyway, the slideout has started leaking. I can't figure out where it leaks. I went on the roof to inspect it. Couldn't find where it would be coming in. It leaks where the ceiling meets the wall in between the two windows. Attached a pic. Seems to be only during heavy rain as far as I can tell. Should I seal or coat the roof of the slideout with something? Is it the same sealer for the roof? Any recommendations? How often should I seal the roofs? Being new at this, I'm at a loss.

I bought it new and have not done anything to the roofs yet. Ive only lubricated the slideout seals once.

It's been one thing after another, I will think twice about purchasing another Forest River. Poor craftsmanship, very cheaply made.
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Old 03-16-2020, 10:04 PM   #2
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one more pic

It leaks from where the molding trim connects the wall to the ceiling.
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Old 03-17-2020, 08:07 AM   #3
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For that location Id consider Eternabond tape.

http://www.eternabond.com/default.asp

You can get it on Amazon. There are good YouTube videos on how to properly apply it. Its all about prepping the surface.

You really want to get working on this soon. Even though you see the water in heavy rain, Id guess any rain is making it into the wall and water is not an RVs friend.

In the short term you probably should get a tarp or plastic and get your slide out covered.
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Old 03-17-2020, 10:36 AM   #4
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Mevd58,

Thank you for being a part of the Wildwood family.

Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconveniences that you have experienced with your new Wildwood. Your satisfaction is very important to us; accordingly, we invite you to contact Miranda Blackburn in our Customer service department through the following personalized and direct link: https://www.forestriverinc.com/Direc...00417077489564.

This direct link is provided for your convenience in order that we may resolve your concerns as quickly as possible. We will strive to respond to you within 24 hours of receiving your correspondence.

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Old 03-17-2020, 08:37 PM   #5
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Thank you. Much appreciated.
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Old 03-17-2020, 08:40 PM   #6
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Thank you very much jtaylor
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