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Old 09-22-2021, 11:37 AM   #1
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How to address my current issue

What would be the best solution to fixing this issue on the seam? It was very slight but after a 4200 mile trip this is what I need to deal with currently. Click image for larger version

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Old 09-22-2021, 11:53 AM   #2
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I'd take it to an RV dealer or manufacturer for repair. If your a "do it yourself" person, you could use Stainless steel sheetmetal screws or pop rivets. Just predrill holes to prevent fiberglass cracking. One seam is flush with side panel... use a good silicon clear chalking to prevent water getting in.

Clean everything with rubbing alcohol. You could also apply a small bead of chalking in the gap before pulling is shut and let the chalk squeez out some.

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Old 09-22-2021, 11:57 AM   #3
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That front cap is not just siliconed on, there are fasteners on the inside that may have broken loose. You may need a repair shop to find and replace the fasteners before new silicone is applied.
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Old 09-22-2021, 12:02 PM   #4
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I think I would use two way molding tape instead of liquid nails incase it had to come apart. Also I believe there is a 10 yr .on this through Tiffin.
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Old 09-22-2021, 06:19 PM   #5
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Call the Tiffin service department 256-356-8930 option 6 and explain the situation. Have your VIN and pictures handy to email to whoever your speaking with. Be sure and get a commitment that it is covered under the structural warranty. Then ask them where to take it for the warranty repair.
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