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Old 05-09-2012, 04:19 PM   #1
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fifth wheel is popping little pieces out

Anyone have this problem? or do you know a fix? It looks like blisters popping thru from the inside. It is up on the front sides of the fifth wheel on both sides.

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Old 05-09-2012, 05:49 PM   #2
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Hello and welcome to IRV2. I can't answer your question, You may want to go to the 5th wheel section further down the page and you will probably get someone to answer sooner. Good luck and safe travels.

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Old 05-09-2012, 06:01 PM   #3
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Sounds like delamination of the outer surface. Not something you want to find. Can sometimes be due to water getting behind the laminated surface. Check around nearby windows and seams for possible leaks. A picture might help.
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Several manufacturers used a siding material that did what you describe. It's not delamination, it's actually the surface of the wall material breaking off. Only permanent fix is to remove the siding and replace. Not cheap unless they will cover it under warranty.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:19 AM   #5
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fifth wheel blistering

Thanks Its a Savannah Avian 2000 37ft. The rv place said we should take it to an auto body shop??? We bought the unit secondhand at an rv dealership two years ago so we probably don't have a leg to stand on. Very disheartening for sure.
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