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Old 07-11-2012, 09:15 AM   #1
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best roof sealant

Hello everyone I have a small leak in my minnie winnie when a/c is on and coach is level. I decided to reseal roof but the problem is I cant determine what to use, Dicon or some self leveling polyurethane, winnabago call out sheet says a silicone based self levling product but it looks like polyurthane on all the roof any one got some ideas thanks
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:49 AM   #2
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First of all find the water leak, did you take down the inside A/C cover to see if it's coming in around the gasket. With the humid weather we have been getting the A/C's been sweating even on the inside and dripping from the cover. What the shape of the roof is it in need of service or is it showing signs of age on it,
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Dicor is the best. It is recommended by all rubber roof manufacturers. Just apply liberaly like it was from the factory. This is one thing you do not want to take a short cut on.
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thanks for input the roof on minnie looks fine the water must be entering in front of slide or top half seems to only enter when level and water is standing on roof from a/c condensate i got coach of level to see if it goes away maybe I wll be able to isulate to location but the minnie is 1999 and roof has never been resealed so I thought it might be time
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That's all good but the source of the leak needs to be located too keep looking for it
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:58 AM   #6
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There are four bolts that may need to be tightened enough to compress the gasket under the AC. They should be tightened only enough to compress the gasket slightly. If you take the grill off the AC you will see two of the bolts. There are two more under a piece of sheet metal. After the metal is removed they can be tightened.
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Old 07-11-2012, 12:11 PM   #7
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Thanks Ill check all those bolts for surein the cab by a/c vent or hydraulic ram cover looks to be clse to leak If ive lowered to left side enough I will have a miss when I go back to MH this weekend(its at lake roosevelt)
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Whatever you use, don't use silicone. There are much better products available now plus, once you apply silicone, nothing will ever stick there again unless you remove every little trace of the stuff, usually easier said than done.
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Old 07-11-2012, 03:45 PM   #9
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I chose to use Dicor lap seal and eternabond as my sealants sound's like these are the best, so far ive benn on several forums and most everyone likes these so this weekend to the lake and seal the roof thank you all for you input now if sealing minnie is this easy I'll be drinking beer and sunning in no time
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Eternabond!

I just bought a 1995 Kountry Aire and the roof leaked bad. After cleaning it and scrapping out the old factory sealent I sealed all, I mean all the seams with Eternabond and I also used Dicor lap seal in a few areas. We have had some major storms since then and Etenabond is amazing! Can't say enough good things about it. I used 2 - 50 ft rolls of 4" Total cost of job, less then 200.00.
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Great I hope to have the same success we have a slight leak easily cleaned I dont want it worse
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