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Old 04-30-2016, 12:42 PM   #1
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Driver and Passenger Windows Fogging

I have a 1999 Tradewinds 7370. Bought the MH in June 2012. This is my first MH. The driver and passenger windows started fogging last year. Can I take out the windows and fix them or does it new to be done by a glass company.
Please take this into consideration when giving advice....I live in Alaska.

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Old 04-30-2016, 02:07 PM   #2
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This is a common problem, much discussed here on the forum. You might use the Google search box at the top right to find threads on strategies to resolve the issue. Being in Alaska makes repair and shipping a problem.

Some folks have had luck DIY, but the problem often returns. Kits are available with proper materials for DIY. The quicker you fix the windows, the less likely you'll have permanent discoloration or stains on the interior of the window panes.

Here's one link on the forum:

Double pane windows fogging


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Old 04-30-2016, 02:46 PM   #3
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There are a few outfits that will do the repairs for you either go there or you can send them the windows. I sent mine to an outfit in Florida. And like mentioned before don't let it sit too long the interior of the glass etches for some reason and new glass is needed.
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Old 04-30-2016, 09:20 PM   #4
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Yup, you can take the windows out and repair them yourself. Dave Root of Bend,OR sells a do it yourself repair kit. A friend of mine used it with great results.Dave Root Home Page
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Two separate problems here. You can take them out yourself - removing an RV windows unit is pretty simple. Actually repairing dual pane glass is more challenging and I personally recommend having an experienced pro do it, somebody who has both the equipment and experience to get it done and right. You need to remove the glass from the frame, pry apart the two panes, clean them out and then reseal them together, making sure that only dry air is between the two panes. It is moisture between the panes that causes the fogging to begin with). Maybe easy to do in a desert climate, but much harder in a high humidity region.

Removing and reinstalling the windows yourself can save about half the cost. Carry them into a glass shop that does rebuilds, or simply have them replace the glass in the window frames.
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Old 05-01-2016, 10:14 AM   #6
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Yes, you can do it yourself. To see an illustration, go to the "files" section here on IRV2..go to Exterior...select fogged window repair.

I did mine in 2012 and it's still good.

I've read posts referencing some info on youtube, but I have not researched that.

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Here's a post I did last year, repaired 3 fogged windows. Pretty straight forward, if you have someone to assist it helps getting the bigger windows out. I did mine solo.

Don't wait too long
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DK Hardware has the materials for DYI repairs. They are out of Florida.

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