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Old 05-23-2021, 10:19 PM   #1
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Hello, my wife and I are from the Lafayette, Louisiana area. We purchased our ERA 70M in April 2019 with 3600 miles from a couple in Florida. Since we owned the RV, it has been in an enclosed storage for about 90% of the time.

We have been to San Diego three times, New Jersey once and around the area several weekends. On our last outing, we noticed some water dripping along the bathroom wall when a thunder storm rolled thru. We currently have a little over 21,000 miles.

I brought the RV to a local RV shop and they did a "pressure" test on the unit. According to the shop, I have several leaks on the top. They are proposing to replace the sealant where ever they saw leaks. the cost will be about $ 2,000.

I have two questions: 1) Is it normal for RVs to leak after 3 ro 4 years?, 2) Is this a reasonable price for repairing leaks.

Thanks for any advice. Trying to understand what to expect.

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Old 05-24-2021, 12:07 AM   #2
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Hi Mamouian,
It sounds high to me. I would invest in a nice set of knee pads, buy the three approved sealants, and do it myself.
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Old 05-24-2021, 09:13 AM   #3
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Thank you so much for the info! Unfortunately, I do not have the time right now to devote to the leaks, but I will forward the info to the shop to make sure they are following Winnebago's recommendations.

Again, thank you very much for taking the time to answer my call for help!

We are looking forward to our next trip at the end of June to Holland, Michigan and then to the East Coast.

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