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Old 10-16-2020, 03:03 PM   #1
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29FE leak

My 28FE is leaking from a light fixture in the middle of the coach. I took these pics of the roof from a nearby window. Could a missing cap be the issue or is it more likely a seal? Thanks.
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Old 10-16-2020, 03:22 PM   #2
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That cap is for the grey or black tank vent and would only allow rain into the tank, not the ceiling.
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Old 10-16-2020, 03:38 PM   #3
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But you should replace it anyway....

Water can show up surprisingly far from where it actually entered but if itís showing up at a ceiling light itís a pretty good bet that itís a roof leak. Examine your roof closely on your hands and knees. Youíll be looking for cracks in the sealant around every penetration and seam. And, of course for a damaged membrane. The leak might be several yards from where it shows up inside. Fortunately most leaks are not very difficult to spot with a close visual inspection. You should be doing inspections of your roof and sidewalls 3 or 4 times a year. Water leaks are serious killers of RVs. I learned my lesson the hard way and it was a very expensive lesson. Good luck.
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