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Old 07-08-2013, 01:03 PM   #1
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1997 Jayco 1208 metal roof sealer

Any recommendations on what product to use.
Maybe white FlexSeal ??
I have developed a leak at the center seam towards the back.
I witnessed a couple drips of water coming out of the auxiliary light plugin.
I cut the power to the camper and removed the aux plug. It appears it has been leaking for a little while. Aux plug was corroded and not worth saving nor do I ever use it. For the time being I cut and taped off the wires going to aux plugin.
I thought maybe I could grind out the sealer between the center outside metal trim on both sides of the roof and re-apply new silicone sealer. I thought about removing the entire trim piece but thought I might be opening Pandora's box since it is a 1997 unit. Any thoughts would be appreciated.



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Old 07-08-2013, 07:36 PM   #2
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its been so long since I had a roof with seams, but Kool Seal always did the trick

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Old 07-25-2013, 04:05 AM   #3
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Post Roof Leak? Had the same issue on my 1996-Jayco 1207

It's kind of strange, but I am new here as well, and the first Forum discussion I read, was yours. I had the very same issue on my 1996 -1207 in the same area, with the same problems with the plug-in light. Another member posted that he suggested using the Kool Seal, or ask your RV dealer for Self Leveling Caulk, and remove the screws in the seal channel all the way to the rear edge and clean off the old caulk, and then reseal with the new material. Replace the screws and then the outlet inside and you are ready to roll. In the future, insure there is a slight grade for the unit to allow the water to run off rather than sit. Good luck.
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