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Old 02-03-2015, 09:19 PM   #15
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Picked up our TT today with the new forward compartment door. The new door has two latches vs. one. They also appear to be much higher quality latches. They turn 90 degrees to latch and then you press down on them to dog them into place. That second step pulls the compartment door just a little tighter against the interior gasket which is great.

We drove home in a light rain today. When we arrived, we did not see any water inside the compartment, which is great. However, as extra insurance we put the double-D seals around the edges of the compartment door to further impede the ability of water and drafts to enter via the forward storage compartment door.

So far, so good!

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Old 02-05-2015, 09:45 AM   #16
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I have one more trip planned to the Service Center before the warranty expires, so I'm keeping the double latch door in mind. At my visit there in October, they tighten the latch--a lot--and it now closes very snugly. I haven't looked for light leaks, another good idea from this thread, but the rain we have been in hasn't gotten inside like it did on the trip I mentioned at the start of this thread. Also keeping the double D stripping in mind if I notice anything again. Thanks to all for lot's of good suggestions on this thread.


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Old 02-05-2015, 11:39 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by hhendrix View Post
I have 2009 27FB and it leaks too. ROBERTSUNRUS, I'm curious about your solution which looks great. My door is sometimes difficult to open. How does your new seal affect the opening and closing of the door.
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Hi, My storage door would almost fall open before and now it is obviously harder to open, but no leaks.
Hi, the other day my storage door was a bit tight to open. I sprayed some silicone spray lube on the seals and the door opens very easy now.


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