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Old 04-12-2006, 01:35 PM   #1
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Ok, I did a quick search but didn't see a hit for my problem.

2001 Itasca, 35U. Today the passenger side window is getting fogged. There are 3 panes...one that slides (it is ok); one that is fixed (it is the main culprit); and the narrow one across the top (that is also fogging..but I can live with that...its mate on the driver's side was fogged when we bought it.)

Where do I begin here? I'm out of Winnie warranty but do have an extened one. Is this something common? Is this something that can be fixed by a window place or who?

Dang.....

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Old 04-12-2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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Ok, I did a quick search but didn't see a hit for my problem.

2001 Itasca, 35U. Today the passenger side window is getting fogged. There are 3 panes...one that slides (it is ok); one that is fixed (it is the main culprit); and the narrow one across the top (that is also fogging..but I can live with that...its mate on the driver's side was fogged when we bought it.)

Where do I begin here? I'm out of Winnie warranty but do have an extened one. Is this something common? Is this something that can be fixed by a window place or who?

Dang.....

Thanks in advance...Steve
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Old 04-12-2006, 03:54 PM   #3
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Hi Steve...I had a 2001 Adventurer 35U that I bought new. The passenger window(the fixed pane)was replaced under warranty for fogging. When We traded it in for our Horizon,in Dec.2004, that window plus the smaller top window on both sides were starting to fog up again. I never had a problem with any of the other windows in the coach fogging, just those front windows.
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Old 04-12-2006, 03:59 PM   #4
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Warrenh...Thanks! Who fixed yours? Dealer, glass place or ?. Steve
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Old 04-12-2006, 06:29 PM   #5
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I presume from your problem that you have dual pane windows, and that the "fogging" is between the two panes of glass. That means the seal is broken between the to panes. Normally, the only fix is to replace the window. I've not heard of anyone being able to restore the seal and required vacuum or whatever that was originally between the two panes.
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Old 04-13-2006, 03:58 AM   #6
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I have a 2001 Itasca and have the same problem with the same windows. It's a real pain trying to see the passenger mirror through that window at times. Other times it is fine. I haven't checked, but I would think any good glass place could replace those windows with tempered glass. I don't think double hung is important in that location.
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Old 04-13-2006, 05:36 AM   #7
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when I bought my 2001 Itsaca sunrise 30W it had a window in the bedroom where the outside pane of the dual pane was broken. I was able to order a new one from Winnebago. and replaced it myself. I even followed the link on this form page at the top to the parts cataloge and found the part I needed. Hope this helps
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Old 04-13-2006, 06:48 AM   #8
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RV Carpenter: how difficult was it to do this? I'm somewhat handy (takes me only 3 trips to the hardware store for a project).
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Old 04-13-2006, 06:57 AM   #9
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Well it was a completely different window, it was one that opened and closed. once I figured it out it only took an hour. (45mins to figure it out and 15 mins to do it) It was fairly easy with no trips to the hardware store Now thw indow your talking about is a fixed window and is mounted differently.

If you look in the parts catalog (link below) on page 283 is a drawing of the window I think your talking about. I guess you can decide for yourself. might be worth a try you have to buy the window anyways, and if you can't put it in then just take it in and give them the window and have the dealer do it.

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Old 04-13-2006, 07:02 AM   #10
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Why not call Winne, maybe they will be nice to you.
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Old 04-13-2006, 07:41 AM   #11
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Don-Savannah, GA:
Why not call Winne, maybe they will be nice to you. </div></BLOCKQUOTE> I did (by email). Got a quick reply that was what I expected: "If the windows have fogged, a bad seal has developed in the window. The windows were warranted for a period of one year through Winnebago and two years through Atwood. Replacement glass can be obtained through an authorized Winnebago dealer."

RV Carpenter: Thanks for the link. I was looking for my catalog and forgot about the pdf version. Think you're right. Steve
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If you do it yourself let us know how hard it is, I have the same type windows and I am sure I will have to replace sometime.
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go to www.atwoodmobile.com, they can supply just the failed window instead of having to buy the whole assembly from Winnebago. Much cheaper
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I had the same problem with my 97 Vectra. The passenger windows were replaced last week by a local glass dealer. They had done many Rv's and I checked out their work before taking mine in. The whole unit has to be removed to do the passenger's side. You can order the sealed units from Lichtsinn or in my case have the units made locally. The drivers side is being done this week but the window unit does not have to be removed - only the rubber strip on the outside.I do most of the fixing on my moho but this is one job for a pro. I watched the whole job - installing & sealing the whole assembly is not for a novice. Price for passenger side $800.00. Much cheaper for other side as it will only take 1 hour.
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