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Old 08-07-2021, 11:07 PM   #1
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Rubber slide seal loose at top

Can I use glue or lap sealant or ???
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Old 08-07-2021, 11:20 PM   #3
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Those have a propensity to crack at the seam and fail/flop around so there’s no longer a seal.
I ordered a new strip from Amazon that was solid all the way, without a crease in it. $16 and you can self-install with 3M double stick foam tape, just cut out the notches as needed.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08...b_b_asin_title
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Old 08-07-2021, 11:46 PM   #4
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You would be better off replacing that wipe seal than trying to repair it. I had one that was like that and they replaced it under warranty.

The problem with Thor is they don't make it easy to replace like some other manufacturers. They use rivets to attach it instead of screws. When the time comes to replace one, I will drill use screws to reattach it.
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Old 08-08-2021, 12:46 AM   #5
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Interesting…on my coach:

The rivets were for a metal/aluminum black strip from top to bottom that I did not touch.
The actual rubber seal was fastened with 3M double foam tape and a couple of screws (top and bottom), attached to the metal/aluminum strip.

IIRC, the rubber I purchased from Amazon was a bit too wide. So I had to cut a thin strip off (3/8-1/2”) from top to bottom prior to install.

But it works great, looks OEM
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Getting an appnt with dealer for 3 months out
Then leaving at dealer for a week.
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Old 08-08-2021, 01:45 AM   #6
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Thanks for reminding me, I need to replace one of ours.
Here's a Amazon search for "rv wipper seal for slide"

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=rv+wiper+...f=nb_sb_noss_2
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Old 08-08-2021, 05:18 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone..will research each suggestion..
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