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Old 04-13-2007, 08:08 AM   #1
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I have moisture between the panes on the top piece of glass on the driver's window. Has anyone tried drilling a small hole in the upper corner to let the moisture out? On my 2000 I was able to put a pin hole in the seal between the glass and cleared the moisture, but that was on the sliding window I could gain access to.

I ask because even though I have 8 months left on my warranty, It makes no sense to drive a 4000 mile round trip just to get it replaced and there are no remainng Alpine dealers in the Branson area. The other items I would have the factory address at this point are just cosmetic.
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I have moisture between the panes on the top piece of glass on the driver's window. Has anyone tried drilling a small hole in the upper corner to let the moisture out? On my 2000 I was able to put a pin hole in the seal between the glass and cleared the moisture, but that was on the sliding window I could gain access to.

I ask because even though I have 8 months left on my warranty, It makes no sense to drive a 4000 mile round trip just to get it replaced and there are no remainng Alpine dealers in the Branson area. The other items I would have the factory address at this point are just cosmetic.
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Old 04-13-2007, 09:50 AM   #3
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On home windows the dual-pane seal used to be waranteed by the manufacturer (this was about 15 years ago, don't have any recent experience). If that's true on our coach windows, you should be able to get more proximate service via that route.
Trek motorhomes went thru a significant window seal failure issue people referred to as "snakes." The seal would get sucked into the space, looking like a snake or randomly ripand worm inside the glass. The manufacturer, IIRC, waranted the problem.
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Thanks Emike, I will follow up on that approach.
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I wouldn't touch them if they are still under warranty.Doing that will void the warranty.You don't have to drive to WRV.They sent me new windows and I had them replaced by a local repair place.
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