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Old 02-27-2013, 09:34 PM   #1
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Help a girl caulk a fridge vent

So the problem is our 9 caravel and her leaky fridge vent. I climbed up there this evening and I caulked around the vent but I think the leak is coming from the parts inside the vent. I couldn't really reach inside with the caulk gun, but I can try tomorrow with another tactic...advice would be great!
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:44 PM   #2
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Hi! What are using using to seal the fridge vent? Did you clear all of the old sealing material off?
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:50 PM   #3
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caulking hard to reach areas

I do architectural sheet metal and what I do at work when I have a hard to reach place to caulk that a caulking gun won't fit into is:
1. put a blob on my finger and smear it in.
2. put a piece of vinyl tubing as a extension nozzle on the end of the tube or 3. use a syringe if I need a fine line
Hope this helps.
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Old 02-28-2013, 05:30 AM   #4
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Caulking the vent

It did not have caulk there before. I did try putting some on my finger and reaching over vent and down but that didn't go so well. I am going to try the syringe trick today. Thanks for both of your advice!
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Please be sure to use Vulkem/Trempro 625 or 626.
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