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Old 02-03-2016, 12:29 PM   #1
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Another foggy window repair question, please!

Attached should be a picture of our driver side front window. My question is does the entire unit (all three Windows) have to be removed and disassembled (and reassembled) in order to fix or restore just one of them?Click image for larger version

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I would imagine yes, the outer frame holds everything together.
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I have had all mine repaired by Dave Root. You can get the repair kit from him, not to bad of a job just take your time.
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So when someone quotes 300+-$ per window, is this one window or three?
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Normally, it's per section. I had mine done last year and it was per each section, $250 per section for passenger side.
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Not to be dense, but 750 for this (my picture) window😫?
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Not to be dense, but 750 for this (my picture) window😫?
Not dense just confused like me, a few years ago I thought it meant like for the whole window assembly now the last year I'm thinking like each pane and that being the case and just about every pane in my bus needs it I guess I'll be trying my hand at doing it myself.
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I did my driver side window last year, see here
Don't wait too long

The whole window has to be removed but the structural cross pieces are all screwed together I loosened the ends that held the slider window in place and was able to take it out separately to repair, I left the rest in place.

My window was really fogged and started to etch but I was able to clean it enough to see through.

Cost m ~$100 in supplies and I still have 1/2 left after doing 3 windows.
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Not to be dense, but 750 for this (my picture) window��?
Not unless all 3 sections need it. From your picture I can't tell what's fogged enough to need it.
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I have done several on my coach and bought the kit from Dave Root as well. Not a bad job and he supplies everything needed. A battery caulking gun is needed to make your life easier. In answer to your question the window frame is assembled around the windows and will have to be removed from the coach, and have to come apart to have access to the fogged window. then once the fogged window is done reassembled and installed back in the coach. Dave gives you everything needed to do the job. Good luck.
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My MH is 33 years old and I don't see anything wrong with any of my windows why are all the windows being replaced on newer MH's?
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The motorhomes affected are insulated glass [dual pane] and the seal that marries the two together fails causing leakage and fogging. The company that supplied the RV industry is no longer around leaving companies like Dave Root and others plenty of work. Single pane will not fog.
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So when someone quotes 300+-$ per window, is this one window or three?
When we had fogged windows repaired at Suncoast Designers in Hudson, FL, the price was for the whole window regardless of how many sections it had. They had to take the whole window out just to get to one section, and they figured if one section was bad, it was only a matter of time until another section went bad so they always repaired the whole thing. They had 2 prices - one for smaller side windows and a second for large driver and passenger windows. Several years ago, the price for large windows was in the $250 to $350 range if I remember correctly.
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