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Old 02-05-2020, 01:49 PM   #1
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Curbside sidewall separation

Discovered an issue with my WIldcat 295RSX when prepping it for winter after our last outing. The lower front panel on the curbside is separating from the sidewall (see photos). Must have happened just recently, as it is pretty noticeable and I had not seen it in my normal inspections.

I can move the whole front panel back and forth by gripping the bottom. Separation runs about 1/4 of the way across the front bottom of the storage pan. This is not a delamination--there is no water damage, bubbles, etc. of the sidewall. The front pan of the storage compartment under the kingpin is buckled to about 70 degrees, but I have no idea what might have caused that.

Unit is a 2014 model, purchased new at Harrisburg PA Camping World in June 2015. No extended warranty. I will not be taking it to CW for any repair--history of bad experiences. A little help/advice? Thanks!
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:44 PM   #2
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I noticed the same thing on my 295rsx too.
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Old 02-07-2020, 03:47 PM   #3
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Juniorz--did you take any action on yours? What did you discover?
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Old 02-07-2020, 06:35 PM   #4
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I just noticed it this fall, I havent looked into it yet.
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Old 02-15-2020, 09:30 PM   #5
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Well...apparently the manufacturer forgot the screws

Shout out to Donny at Meyers RVs in Harrisburg, PA, who brought his mobile workshop to my RV storage site and repaired the damage.

He pulled the trim off and discovered that there were NO screws down the side of the front panel. securing it to the frame.

Road vibration (and maybe pressure from my JT StrongArms attachment point which apparently bent the floor of the front storage pan) eventually separated the lower front panel from the side. Screws along the top portion of the front panel are also not attached to the frame.

Donny found some long screws, pushed the front panel back in place and secured the side and the bottom. Now tight as can be, no more movement and everything looks great! I''ll put some sealant around, check the other side and add screws as necessary and will be good to go.

Juniorz--may be worth checking on yours. Simple fix, I hope.
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