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Old 03-03-2014, 03:12 PM   #1
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Windshield Leaking

I purchased my 2010 Thor Hurricane 33T last August. Prior to the purchase, I told Camping World that they had to reseal the roof as a condition of purchase. They told me that it wasn't needed but I insisted on it. Last week, I noticed water leaking on what appears to be the far upper left, and right portions of the windshield. It is not the ceiling that is wet. It is the forward most portions of the left and right dashboard, at the very corners. I have searched this forum for this problem and see that it appears to be a common one. I feel confident it is not the roof leaking, but the windshield. If it were your coach, would you take it to a windshield company for a look-see, or would you try resealing it yourself with something like Flex Seal? Thanks for your assistance.
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I had the same problem, which seemed to have been caused by water freezing behind the seal, causing the windshield to unseat at the top corners. I took the coach to a specialist glass company who were able to reseat it. Make sure you find a company that is accustomed to working on large truck and RV windshields.
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You might think this is a silly question but is it leaking when it rains? Sometimes condensation can be mistaken as a leak.
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:39 PM   #4
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No silly questions here. Appreciate the help. Yes, it is coming through pretty good when it rains. I have it stored in a completely enclosed space, but I'm taking it cross country in May and need to get it fixed.
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bdickson, if you don't mind me asking, about what did it cost to get your windshield resealed? Mine is a one piece (HUGE) windshield. The glass is OK. It just leaks. I have Good SAM extended warranty, however, I am not expecting them to pay to repair this.
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We had the same problem with our last two MHs but only in one corner. We took our new Discovery to the shop and they did a pressure test to confirm the leak. As soon as the weather allows we will take it out of storage and in for the fix. They pull the old windshield and reseat it. The factory is sending a replacement as they say the windshields often break when they are pulled.
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Wanted to let you guys know what happened concerning my leak. I ended up taking my coach to a place called Bill's RV Servicing in Milton, Fl. They determined that it wasn't the windshield leaking. Instead, they said it was the running lights on the front (up top, the yellow ones). They resealed them and leak checked it and said I'm good to go. Glad of that. Avalon Glass Company quoted me a $450 price if they had to remove and reseal the wind shield.
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Glad to hear it wasn't a bigger problem.
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A local glass Co that does glass on trucks and RV's pulled and reset and sealed my W/S for $120.00
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