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Old 06-14-2018, 10:09 PM   #1
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Water leaks

I have a 1999 jayco eagle 26’ class c. Just started noticing a water leak in the back by the bed. Back window area down in between mattress and wall will get moist and on our last trip the carpet was wet by the emergency window. Curious if anyone has had this issue and what their remedy was. Thx!
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Old 06-15-2018, 06:22 AM   #2
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Is there a bedroom slide?
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What is the overall condition of the roof and the seals around the rear marker lights near the roof?
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If your roof is ok then the suspect is the window. First try looking at each inch of the seal for the tiniest gap. Use your fingernail and pick gently at the seal to make sure it is attached to the wall and the frame. Even the smallest lack of a perfect seal can leak. As you drive the simple motion can open the seal or form a vacuum than will suck in water.

Most agree that Dicor is the product to reseal the window, avoid silicone products.


A second method is to go around the window with a strong flashlight and have someone on the other side to look for light coming through indicating a gap.

Jayco missed a quarter inch long patch on one corner of my front window. I ended up checking every other window and door. Only bad place I found.
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Overall condition of roof seems decent. It is the rubberized epoxy type. Most of the roof looked solid but I notice some cracks in it where it meets the walls on the top back corners. I also checked the seals on the top back lights and window seals. Lights looked decent but the seal above the emergency window was looking a little inadequate. I picked up some new sealant from camping world. They recommended silicon for the screws on the windows and a type of epoxy for the roof and window seals. I will update. May be hard to recreate the rain/wind we had while camping at the coast! Thx for all of the help!
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