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Old 05-14-2022, 07:34 AM   #1
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Ceiling Panels

I have a leak in my 2014 MA 4369. The leak is in very front from two of the LED puck lights. How do I remove ceiling panels to investigate the source of the leak? I have replaced ALL dicore and eternabond. Is there much leaking from the front clearance lights?
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It might be easier to have a pressurized leak test done if you've already thoroughly examined potential leak areas.

AC gaskets can be a source of leaks. Last year I had an AC gasket start to leak in the condensation water if the RV was tilted a little one way. I was lucky because there was a ceiling vent fan close that the drips came out of, so it was easy to remove and determine it was from my AC.

An area up front that can be an issue is the gutter "cups" and their drain pipes.

Good luck.
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Iíll rephrase my question: does anyone know how to remove ceiling panels?
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I asked that question when we were at Newmar for warranty work because I was just curious. The tech said that they pull the edge molding down then cut them out, then have to install new ones that are a little bigger and snug fit them and reinstall the molding. Don’t shoot me! I was just curious and that’s what the tech told me. He did say it was a royal PITA.
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... He did say it was a royal PITA.
Exactly why I suggested the pressurized leak test instead. In the long run, less cost and hassle. I tried panel removal once on a different brand. NEVER again. But good luck if that's the route you choose.
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