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Old 05-26-2020, 01:46 PM   #1
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We just noticed our back window has blown out whilst driving, not seeing any reason, except maybe the bunny roads we’ve been on. Wondering if anyone else has had this happen to them.
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Old 05-27-2020, 09:11 AM   #2
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Not an everyday occurrence, that's for sure.


It's no different than a side window, just a simple metal frame clamped onto the surrounding wall. Did the clamping screws fall out? Or the wall itself disintegrated and let it all? Most likely this failure has been in the making for some time and the bunny road was just the last straw.
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Best to stay off those rabbit trails.
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Best to stay off those rabbit trails.
Yes, those bunny roads can be rough on a motorhome.
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I can see this is going down a rabbit hole.
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Not an everyday occurrence, that's for sure.


It's no different than a side window, just a simple metal frame clamped onto the surrounding wall. Did the clamping screws fall out? Or the wall itself disintegrated and let it all? Most likely this failure has been in the making for some time and the bunny road was just the last straw.


Screws all tight, surrounding wall looks good, like you said probably just waiting to happen, 2002 rig. 5 days of driving in Colorado on those bunny roads probably didn’t help. Thanks for the reply.
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5 days of driving in Colorado on those bunny roads probably didn’t help.

Prolly right. But this ain't my 1st rodeo, and I have to admit I've never heard of those "bunny roads" until now.

What constitutes a "bunny road", please?
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Prolly right. But this ain't my 1st rodeo, and I have to admit I've never heard of those "bunny roads" until now.

What constitutes a "bunny road", please?
New to me as well, so let me guess, before you get the answer.....
Ummmmmmm, let see now.....your rig hops like a bunny, when driving over these roads......!
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Is (or was) this an emergency egress window? I was surprised to see the tiny size of the screws that hold the hinges to the aluminum frame. They are not designed for any abuse.
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