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Sparky
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« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2013, 09:26:19 am »

Alright it has been nearly a month.... did you get the problem taken care of??
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« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2013, 09:01:38 am »

Jmosier traded his 2552 on a class a.  I bought his 2551 and I asked him about this leak.  According to him, it only happened once and never again.  It is a mystery.  I drove it through a few rain storms on the way home and had no leaks and I also spent some time on the roof and it looked very well sealed (like overkill). I have to wonder if maybe the front door was ajar during the night?
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« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2013, 09:49:41 am »

Tks for the update and congrats on buying the unit...   interesting,,, original post sounded like the leak was to high to be a door, but who knows... I still go with the AC  run off running to the antenna,  I have a leak in the front cap between the windshield,,, only leaks when were driving and of course raining,,, I recaulked,,, next time a little leak,,, so will need to recualk again... on your unit he said he was sitting,, so again could be the angle,, good thing your aware of it and keep an eye on that area...  repost a year from now after you have it out a couple more times
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« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2016, 09:27:02 am »

Hello, I took possession of my 2552 in January of this year and am on my first long road trip.  Two nights ago it rained quite a bit and after the rain I found water on the floor behind the chair.  I moped up the water was soaked up about two cups of water.  The water is on the right side behind the angled area between the cab and the door.  Has anyone had the problem? If so please let me know how they found out where it water s coming in.  I have called Kermit but he never called me back.  Does anyone have his email address, I left it at home on my other computer.

Jim,

I am experiencing the same leak on my 2552, what was your fix?  I cannot seem to figure it out.  Kermit has responded, but since we are in Florida, cannot take it in.

Thanks,

Tim
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« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2016, 01:55:11 pm »

I had the same leak, last month. If your awning is down when it is raining, water comes in the hole where the electric cord goes into the RV and the Cupboard above your chair by the door in the 2552. It should have a grommet between the wire and hole, but my does not.

I just took some silicone sealant and caulked all around the hole.

I was concerned it might have not sealed perfectly, so I took off the wood around it inside the cabinet and caulked it even better from the inside. No leaks with the 1" rain we just had this morning near Tampa.

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« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2016, 02:36:03 pm »

Tim

We had the same problem last year.  Here is a link to a previous post that shows how I fixed my leak.

http://www.phoenixusarv.com/community/index.php/topic,1792.msg13913.html#msg13913

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« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2016, 04:42:38 pm »

Thank you!  I did see caulking at the wire, but I added some more, just rained this afternoon, lightly, but no water yet!  I appreciate the help, thanks again.
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« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2016, 08:39:18 am »

We took possession of our 2351 in December. First trip out (two weeks in Florida) we also had water on the floor behind the passenger seat after a hard rain. Our unit is presently back at the factory getting self inflicted damaged rear cap replaced. Will let you know what they found when I get the unit back.
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« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2016, 01:39:48 pm »

We took possession of our 2351 in December. First trip out (two weeks in Florida) we also had water on the floor behind the passenger seat after a hard rain. Our unit is presently back at the factory getting self inflicted damaged rear cap replaced. Will let you know what they found when I get the unit back.

I hate self inflicted damage.  It's the worst kind, Jill won't even let me blame her.
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