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Old 07-26-2022, 08:28 AM   #1
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Suggestions for replacing windows in our 2018 fleetwood discovery lxe. We were sent all new windows because ours all discolored. Now how to put them in???
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If they are like mine from Hehr, the frameless/flush mount ones, they are pretty easy. Take the valances off the ones with them. Then remove all the screws from the inside and then remove the trim piece that holds the inside to the outside frame. You should have someone on the outside when you do this. It shouldn't fall out as mine were pretty tight but you never know. Then the window can be worked out to the outside. Reverse the process to install the new ones. I would make sure to put a bead of caulk across the top. This is what the manufacturer says in their install manual. Fleetwood, with the "awesome" quality control, didn't do that on mine and it leaked. More on the here. Mine have not leaked since I fixed their "awesome" quality control.
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If they are like mine from Hehr, the frameless/flush mount ones, they are pretty easy. Take the valances off the ones with them. Then remove all the screws from the inside and then remove the trim piece that holds the inside to the outside frame. You should have someone on the outside when you do this. It shouldn't fall out as mine were pretty tight but you never know. Then the window can be worked out to the outside. Reverse the process to install the new ones. I would make sure to put a bead of caulk across the top. This is what the manufacturer says in their install manual. Fleetwood, with the "awesome" quality control, didn't do that on mine and it leaked. More on the here. Mine have not leaked since I fixed their "awesome" quality control.
^^This^^ but I think butyl tape is a superior sealant for mounting windows.
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Tape the inside window ring to the wall. This will make it really easy to install the new window.(up down and side to side) Line up the new window with the screw holes on the ring.
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I really appreciate your suggestions. My husband is working up his nerve to do it
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