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Old 02-01-2020, 07:12 PM   #1
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Windsport 34J - Wet Under Slideout Seals

This might be totally normal but I've noticed after driving in very wet conditions that the floor under the slide-out is sometimes wet right up to the inner seal. I presume this is because there is no way to get the outer seal to be 100% secure but figured I'd ask here if anyone has similar issues.
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Old 02-01-2020, 07:48 PM   #2
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This might be totally normal but I've noticed after driving in very wet conditions that the floor under the slide-out is sometimes wet right up to the inner seal. I presume this is because there is no way to get the outer seal to be 100% secure but figured I'd ask here if anyone has similar issues.
If the in-wall slide and bulb seals are square, there should be no leakage when the in-wall slide is retracted. When the slide is extended or partially extended, water can easily get under the slide, as the only seal is a wiper type seal on the very inside of the in-wall slide plus the coach's wall and top.
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Old 02-03-2020, 06:07 AM   #3
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I’m having the same issues but I can’t find a leak. The plumbing is a mess under the cabinets in the slide . Main water in ,exterior shower, hot water heater and kitchen sink plumbing are all in the slide. Appears the sink drain is attached with zip ties and had 1 drop of water there but not enough to saturate the slide floor . I’d be interested in what you find is the culprit...
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Old 02-05-2020, 12:58 PM   #4
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I have the same issue in my 34J. I don't think it's a leak in the water lines since it only happens when traveling in constant rain and it's not a lot of water. The seal along the bottom of the slide is the most likely culprit. If it gets worse I'll try to replace or build up that seal.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:10 AM   #5
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I have the same issue in my 34J. I don't think it's a leak in the water lines since it only happens when traveling in constant rain and it's not a lot of water. The seal along the bottom of the slide is the most likely culprit. If it gets worse I'll try to replace or build up that seal.
Yep, it's just a very small amount of water - enough that if you didn't wipe it up it would likely evaporate in ten minutes. I checked the outer seal and didn't seem to find any obvious gaps. I'll keep looking.
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Old 05-17-2020, 04:23 PM   #6
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I just received my 2020 34J back from Camping World to fix a slide out leak along with multiple issues I noticed. Sure enough first hard rain was last night and full of water. Slide was closed and I extended it and had enough to soak a beach towel. I noticed because of two puddles that leaked under to the main coach area. Not too happy. Nothing but troubles since I bought this brand new in Sept.
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