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Old 03-23-2020, 07:43 PM   #1
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Did a quick underbelly inspection today. I found a very loose ground wire. I guess the quality control inspector was on sick leave when this TT went down the inspection line. Also found the 12vdc cable routed through frame rails had started chaffing. Ordering grouments now. On top of that found the protective cover material around the low point drains was ripped about foot beyond what was needed to run them though, lost a bunch of insulation.Click image for larger version

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Old 03-24-2020, 08:41 AM   #2
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Good you found these problems. I use foil tape to repair rips in things like that.
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Old 03-24-2020, 09:12 AM   #3
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I think I'd go for a more substantial product like eternabond or gorilla tape. The 1st posture of how wires were routed through frame was quite prevalent on mine and anywhere I found It i used the split corrugated plastic wire looms and zip ties to secure the tubing. Watch how the workers route your primary wires from battery. On my friend's tt they were routed on top of the A frame between a piece of skirt flashing and burned through. Luckily he didn't catch fire, he was towing at the time
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I was just going to say that the OP is very lucky if that is all he found. And good for him for actually inspecting his RV!
When we get a new RV, I take it home and go through it top to bottom, fixing, replacing, and adjusting to my standards. Usually takes me about a week. Then I go back through about once a year and tighten and adjust everything that comes loose as you use your RV.
One good thing about doing this is that you learn your RV so when something breaks you have a pretty good idea of where everything is and how to get to it (and what tools you need to keep in your rig).
Happy RVing!!
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Old 03-24-2020, 10:52 PM   #5
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True so very true.
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I was just going to say that the OP is very lucky if that is all he found. And good for him for actually inspecting his RV!
When we get a new RV, I take it home and go through it top to bottom, fixing, replacing, and adjusting to my standards. Usually takes me about a week. Then I go back through about once a year and tighten and adjust everything that comes loose as you use your RV.
One good thing about doing this is that you learn your RV so when something breaks you have a pretty good idea of where everything is and how to get to it (and what tools you need to keep in your rig).
Happy RVing!!
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