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Old 09-12-2018, 02:14 PM   #1
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2004 Western Alpine 40 Window problems

Can anyone help me with information on where I can get or who the manufacture of the driver and passenger window was. My glass has started to fog up and I am having a problem locating someone who has them or will fix the once I have.
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...assume you are talking the side windows and not the windshields....doesn't really matter who made them, they probably aren't in the business of fixing them.....there are probably any number of companies across the nation that do this sort of work--as long as the glass hasn't etched. Sun Coast in FL is one in Searce AR, another is Dave Root's RV Glass on the west coast is another. Do a search on this forum, use f104 in your search string--its easy.....
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Old 09-13-2018, 11:20 AM   #3
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The manufacturer should be etched into the glass. Either Hehr or Si-Gi but as Dean says, it doesn't really matter. Dave Root will be redoing our passenger window later this month in LaPine, OR.
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Tell us where you are located.


As already mentioned there are several companies around the country who specialize in repair of fogged windows.


Happy to direct you to the nearest one.
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...his moniker suggests Orlando, FL..... So Sun Coast north of Tampa in Hudson FL [Tarpon Springs area] might work for the OP….
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You don’t need the manufacturer to fix the windows. I had mine done at Dave Root and he did a great job.
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The manufacturer is out of business, they made windows for a number of coach brands, once the warranty claims started coming in, they closed up. See RV Coach Glass in Coburg, OR, or they might be called A1 Coach Glass. They can fix you up. Exit 199 on I-5, go west, take right at the first traffic light about 1/2 mile down on the left. They treat you right. They also have facility in FL, don't remember where.

FWIW-We had Dave Root do our drivers side in 2011, it started fogging up 1 year later, conveniently about the time the warranty ran out. I have lived with it up to now, but it's getting worse, so I am going to have to do something or trade it in. This is an ongoing issue with double pane windows which have space between glass. All MH's will have it over time, it's all that shaking going down the road.

A-1 Laminates the panes together, and they have lifetime guarantee after that.
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Coach Glass in Coburg , Or. offers 2 options.
They will de-fog and re-install your existing dual pane glass and warrant it for one year.
Or they will install new laminated glass (like your wind shield) with a lifetime warranty.

The cost is about the same for either option.

There are numerous reports on this forum from owners who have had the same windows de-fogged more than once. So I chose the laminated glass.

The laminated glass is a bit heavier than the original dual pane and it is not tinted. Coach Glass will not apply tint film but you can have it done at any tint shop.
They don't advertise it but will give a veterans discount.
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...his moniker suggests Orlando, FL..... So Sun Coast north of Tampa in Hudson FL [Tarpon Springs area] might work for the OP….

Best answer if in Florida.


There are other locations around the country, but Sun Coast is the nearest that does this for a living.
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Sun Coast

If in Florida, I too can vouch for Sun Coast. They declouded 2 of my windows last year....looks great. They did apologize about having to take some extra time because the windows were hard to remove due to all the sealant used in the factory. Gonna be using them again soon to defog 2 more.
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Don't mind asking how much money we talking about to have this done. Wondering how hard it would be to pull the windows and ship to them. Resealed the driver window couple months ago. Was not that hard. Worst part was cleaning off the sealant.

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Dave Root does sell his kits to the public. I suppose there are instructions included on how to remove, disassemble, defog, reassemble and reinstall them yourself.
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Just smash em all and claim insurance 😂😂
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