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Old 06-16-2016, 10:14 PM   #1
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Check your roof!

Just noticed that on my 2015 174BH Baja, that the antenna screws and a screw on the shower skylight were not caulked... It's OBVIOUSLY going to cause issues later on but other than that, the roof looked MUCH better than my 2013 Travel Lite Idea i17. 3 weeks into ownership and I decided to do my thorough inspections... That's the only bad thing I found...

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Old 06-16-2016, 10:42 PM   #2
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I did a dumb thing and parked under a mostly dead tree. Caught a branch that scuffed my roof and poked a small hole in the rubber. When I went up to fix the damage I checked very caulk seam and joint. The factory caulk job left a bit to be desired. The antenna needed more caulk, the shower skylight, bathroom fan and the seam between the front cap and roof all had voids that would have led to leaks. Even dumb mistakes can end up positive. Wouldn't have found the voids if I hadn't been on my hands and knees fixing the scuff and hole.
I did document the fact that the roof is quite rippled in the curbside rear corner when we did our PDI so the 5er is going in next week for that and a couple of other warranty issues.

Check your roofs guys....a little Dicor can save you a lot of headaches and cash down the road.

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Old 06-17-2016, 08:39 PM   #3
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X2. Pay the money for a tube of dicor and hit the areas Jayco misses.
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Old 06-17-2016, 08:44 PM   #4
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Even better buy some eternabond and put it on every seam then you can relax.

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