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Old 10-08-2013, 05:01 PM   #1
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Jayco's Roof Warranty

I purchased a new 2014 248 RBS on Saturday. When I asked the salesman if it had a 12 year warrant on the roof he told me yes, but I can't find anything in print that says the roof warranty is 12 years?

Any help would be appreciated. I don't pick up the unit until this coming Saturday.

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Old 10-08-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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From what I recall, the 12 years is the mfg warranty for the rubber membrane, not to be confused with a warranty for water penetration. It is your, the owner's, responsibility to maintain roof (and all other) seals and caulking. Leaks in the first 60 days I believe are a warranty item, beyond that it is consider to be caused by neglected preventive maintance and not covered under Jayco's 24 mth warranty--that is unless the membrane fails.

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Old 10-08-2013, 08:44 PM   #3
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I was looking at another posting and saw talk of Alphs Ply roofs and I determined I had this on my new White Hawk. I went to the manufacturers web site (Alpha that is) and that is where they posted a 12 year warranty. Learned something new.
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:17 PM   #4
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12 years on the membrane, but the warranty on calking is only 90 days!!!

If you roof leaks it is likely faulty caulking, and unless you are whithin 3 months, you are out of luck!
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