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Old 04-13-2006, 03:29 PM   #1
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Has anyone with an older motorcoach noticed bubbles up the exterior sides? I am afraid that the siding is pulling away... Any suggestions on what might be causing it, and what can be done to stop it or repair it?
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Has anyone with an older motorcoach noticed bubbles up the exterior sides? I am afraid that the siding is pulling away... Any suggestions on what might be causing it, and what can be done to stop it or repair it?
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Old 04-13-2006, 03:35 PM   #3
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It is called delamination and is usually caused by water leaks. A motorhome should be examined peridically for failed caulking and open seams to prevent this. This should be done at least once a year. Fixing it usually involves slitting the bubble, gluing it back down and then sealing the slit with a resin compound.

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Sometimes it's just failure of the glue bond which holds the layers together. Fleetwood had problems with this in the early 90's and so did a few others. But even a tiny water leak allows mositure to build up in the walls and causes glue failure and/or dry rot, allowing the skin to come loose.
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