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Old 08-11-2012, 05:10 AM   #11
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Well, I've never looked, mine drains when the AC is running (pretty much all the time now ). But I've never looked for a puddle. Experience our first major rain this week, lots of drainage. I have a 2012.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:16 PM   #12
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My X17Z roof has been puddling since we brought it home. I also have adjusted the tilt (about 1" higher in front) to accommodate draining. However, we had a major rainstorm last week which resulted in water coming in thru rhe AC. Resolved this by raising the front by another 2". Unit is going in next week for a water heater valve issue & I'll be adding the roof concern to the list.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:35 PM   #13
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I have a 2012 23xb and mine drains with the A/C and rain. I would have the non draining TTs looked at.
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Old 08-11-2012, 10:09 PM   #14
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My BIL had a '06' 23B and his would puddle up around the A/C as well. Over time he developed a small leak around the A/C gasket and it wasn't noticed until the ceiling started showing signs that moisture had been absorbed.

Don't know why the Hybrids have such a flat roof, especially around the A/C.

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Old 08-13-2012, 07:39 PM   #15
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Below is the reply from Jayco. I think that being that the roof is perfectly flat, no pitch at all, it would seem reasonable to me that the weight of the air conditioner would cause the roof to drop just enough to cause a small puddle when running the air or after a rain. During storage I am going to pitch the trailer more than I have to keep the puddle from forming. Even though Jayco is not concerned witht the problem, I think that keeping water off the roof during storage would be a good way to prevent the posibility of problems if the air conditioner seal fails.

"I understand you concern for water pooling at the AC location. When the AC bolts are tightened down they are applying quite a bit of pressure in that location. This is common with this type of roof. We recommend you drop either the front or the rear after a rain to allow for runoff. The same can be done while using the AC. Continue in the future checking the AC bolts for proper tightness after long travels or frequent travels during the season."
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"I understand you concern for water pooling at the AC location. When the AC bolts are tightened down they are applying quite a bit of pressure in that location. This is common with this type of roof. We recommend you drop either the front or the rear after a rain to allow for runoff. The same can be done while using the AC."
If this type of roof as designed and built by Jayco commonly causes a puddle at the AC gasket to the extent that the owner is instructed to make the trailer un-level in use then Jayco has a very poor design. I am amazed at the quality issues that seem to be present in trailers made by many manufacturers. Reminds me of the US automobile industry in the 70's... before the Japanese showed us how reliable an automobile could be.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:43 PM   #17
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Thanks for posting Jayco's reply.
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Old 08-14-2012, 02:12 PM   #18
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Wow, what a horrible response from Jayco! Level is the key, I was told, time and time again. I will keep a close eye on my roof to see if pooling occurs. Mine drains fine now, but I won't settle if my roof starts to pool.
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Old 08-14-2012, 08:11 PM   #19
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I will post what I hear from the dealer when I get it back tommorrow. I agree that it is a poor roof design or a faulty roof one of the two.
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:03 PM   #20
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i talked to the dealer today and they said that they did not see any issues with the roof.....I will pick it up on Saturday, but Am thinking that I might have to kick and scream a little to get this issue taken care of.....
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