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Old 05-19-2015, 10:35 AM   #1
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Vinyl lifting

We recently purchased a 2014 Gulfstream Gulfbreeze 25BHS. We brought it home from the dealer aprox 90 mins away and had no issues. We did a local campout a few weeks ago and no issues. This past weekend we camped and travelled about 90 minutes away. When I parked it my wife went inside and noticed that the vinyl floor had an air pocket under it that was quite noticeable in the main area extending aprox 4 feet by 2-3 feet. Toward the bathroom door it was fine and by the entry door and front bedroom area it was also fine. I put the slide out and after about 30 mins it had settled and you couldn't tell there was an issue. I was under the impression that all floors were sealed down. This is our first trailer with a slide and I'm just wondering if this is normal (although I don't feel it is). If you envision putting a bed sheet on a bed you get that air pocket effect. That's what this was like.
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I've never seen this before. Certainly not normal. Maybe related to temperature change? I can't imagine the floor inflated from the wind of driving down the road.
If it happens again, I might poke it with a pin to see if it's under pressure or more of a heat expansion thing.
Otherwise, document it with the dealer (fotos via email) and have them check it next time it there.
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Old 05-19-2015, 04:15 PM   #3
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vinyl floors

my experience with vinyl floors they are glued at the edges only, the

whole piece is not glued. I would call the dealer soon. Do not attempt

ant repairs on your own.

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