Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-31-2019, 11:12 AM   #1
1 Rivet Member
 
2018 23' Flying Cloud
Salinas , California
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 9
My Airstream is peeling!?!

We finally managed to get out this last week and enjoy our home-away-from-home. As I was setting up, my beautiful bride noticed a couple spots just above the Airstream logo on the front passenger side. On closer inspection I discovered they were spots where it looked like a plastic coating was peeling away. Is this the coating we had the dealer spray on the rig when we bought it (April,2018)? Is there a repair for this? Please tell me I donít have to take it back to the dealer. It just spent a month there getting a new ceiling vent fan...
Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me.

Bob
Trumpetier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2019, 11:54 AM   #2
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 16,049
Images: 1
Welcome aboard...👍

I would ask the dealer, I don't know of any peeling coating, applied by the dealer that AS would warrantee.
If it is the Alcoa applied coating it would be covered.

Photo's would help. Good Luck.

Bob
🇺🇸
__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Mary-Jane....'cuz 2020 sucks"

Tahawus
🌤
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2019, 11:54 AM   #3
Overkill Specialist
Commercial Member
 
GMFL's Avatar

 
2020 30í Globetrotter
2014 23' International
Dadeville , Alabama
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 4,137
Images: 4
Blog Entries: 52
It will need to go back to the dealer. Especially if you have them spray some insanely expensive “super top secret” coating.

Read my latest article on taking your rV back to the dealer. Sorry but you are stuck with this one.

http://www.doityourselfrv.com/diy-rv-repair-skills/
GMFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2008 Vintage Airstream Letters Peeling Off KJRitchie Clearcoat, Exterior Paint & Trim 1 12-29-2017 10:39 AM
Clearcoat peeling DJbyRequest Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 10 07-24-2004 10:51 AM
Peeling Wallpaper Firecop General Interior Topics 2 11-23-2003 10:59 PM
Puzzled by peeling SCBrat Upholstery, Blinds, Walls & Interior Finishes 12 10-15-2003 07:37 PM
Exterior paint peeling! Astrodokk Airstream Motorhome Forums 2 08-10-2003 08:18 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.