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Old 10-30-2012, 07:52 AM   #1
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Front cap problem?

Bought our Eagle SuperLite HT 26.5 RLS last winter, finally got the Schwintek wardrobe slide operating properly this spring and through the summer. After our last trip I noticed a 2-3" crack in the fiberglass cap, right above the street-side running light way up on the top of the cap. Took it to the dealer for a few little things and this. Just got a call from them, there was also a crack under the running light as well, and Jayco is shipping a replacement cap to them for re-install rather than patching the existing cracks. Just wondering if any of you folks have had this type of problem with your fiberglass caps and if replacement was the preferred method?

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Old 10-30-2012, 11:40 AM   #2
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I would think replacement would always be the preferred method. What a relief to hear that you don't have to fight them (Jayco) on this. I believe this is a manufacturer really stepping to the plate. I am trying to get my parents interested in an HT from Jayco. This will help a bunch.

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Old 10-30-2012, 02:34 PM   #3
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As someone who just bought a Jayco and is waiting for it to be delivered, this is the kind of story that makes me feel like I definitely made the right choice!

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Old 11-10-2012, 09:59 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by WoodGlue View Post
snip....... Water can do an awful lot of damage to a Jayco as they use Luaun Wood in their walls and such.
Your correct about catching defects sooner rather than later...., but an unattended leak has the ability to cause damage to any brand RV.


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Old 11-11-2012, 08:52 AM   #5
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Haven't noticed any leaks yet, but we had about the driest year in history here in Wyoming, so not much chance to have a problem. Did have a little problem with the "sweepers" on the slides, didn't seem to get the water off when bringing in, but that's also being taken care of, I hope, at the dealer.
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