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Old 09-22-2013, 08:26 PM   #15
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I understand you well, my 3 weeks AS just leak yesterday night...
I'll bright her back to dealer tomorrow, I hope everything will be find.
I feel better after read this post.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:27 PM   #16
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Find and fix the leak, dry out the floor by exposing the wood and put a fan on it, and carry on. In the big picture, it's a small problem.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:45 PM   #17
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You might also want to check your skylight in that area. The factory installed skylights are notorious for developing cracks and leaking because of their poor design. Many airstreamers have replaced their factory skylights with Maxxim skylights to correct and prevent leaks. Their are several good posts on how to replace them yourself if you find that is what's causing your leaks.
I did have that experience also. Maxxims are a great long term investment! Why AS continues to install such rubbish escapes me. Surely they must have had sufficient feedback by now. Don't they believe us - or is it just bottom line$? For what we pay, we should get expect and get better!

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Old 09-23-2013, 10:51 AM   #18
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Quick leak fix ?

Has anyone tried the flex seal as advertised on TV on the roof and around the roof fans & areas of where a leak can occur ? It looks like it could work in a pinch . They make it in clear now too. My 05 leaks too .

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Old 09-23-2013, 08:08 PM   #19
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I did not try flex seal but when I installed my fantastic fans/vents and went over the linear sidewall seals on my roof, I used a tape product called Dicor designed for metal roofs. It is neat and tidy at 2" wide. I still sealed the fans with the prescribed sealer but used the tape as a top cover after a few days of letting the sealer cure.
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Old 09-24-2013, 05:43 AM   #20
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Flex Seal

I don't think the spray seal is a permanent repair but out on a trip and it begins to leak use it until you can return and make a more premanent repair . I was just wondering if anyone has tried using that and if it worked .I also used a product called butalflex used on metal buildings .
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