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Old 09-23-2015, 07:13 PM   #1
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Allegro Bus Puckered Wall Covering

We’ve been searching for a used motorhome for a while now and until today had only looked at the Monaco Windsor and Camelot models in the 2004-2006 range. Today we looked at our first Tiffin, a 2004 Allegro Bus 40 DP. Although it had 80,000 miles on it, it showed fairly well and I was impressed with the construction. There is one issue though that maybe you all can enlighten me on, puckering of the inside wall covering. There were several areas 1. along the top inside edge of the living room slide where it sits against the body when it is extended 2. Around a couple of windows, and 3. around the side of the medicine cabinet that is next to the shower stall. When I opened that same medicine cabinet the wall covering was severely puckered inside. The owner stated that he had recently had the shower skylight replaced because it was frosted. Other than the puckering, there were no other signs of what might be leakage inside. In our Monaco, this is a sign of water leakage. When I asked the owner, he stated that it was because of “movement”, not leakage. I’d like some input from other Tiffin owners on what might be the cause of this, please. If it's not due to leakage, how common a problem is it?

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Old 09-23-2015, 11:24 PM   #2
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I have never seen any sign of leakage in my 2005 and due to a temporary job we have been living in it full time for the last 16 months and at another temp job 6 months plus camping in between. I have it on several places around windows. I think it was a poor installation job personally.

I love my bus but i have noticed some things that i thought could have been done better during the initial build.
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Old 09-23-2015, 11:38 PM   #3
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We were getting some of that "puckering" around the a couple of the windows in the '02 Dutch Star. No signs of leaks anywhere and no where else either. I assumed it was the window frames settling over the 13 years we had it.
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When I went thru the factory tour in Red Bay I saw the wallboard to which the wallpaper is attached. It is very thin and the paper is glued to the board. Several people I know have had puckers where the glue came lose. There was no water intrusion, just loose paper. It was fixed by Tiffin. I would tap and push on the spots. If it feels mushy then water is a problem. If it seems firm it is just loose paper. Remember it is thin so don't push hard, just firmly.
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Thanks to all who responded to my question. I guess we'll be taking a second look.

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