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1988 jayco motorhome class c with water damage on the rear roof area ...trying to repair it &the drivers side ..sidewall ...put new screw covers on side rails & awning rails but not on the roof ....WHAT can I use on a metal roof to seal leaks ...the previous owners ( I just brought the unit) put a white roof coating on the roof but its turned black & its peeling in spots ....What can I use to recoat it to stop the leaks ?

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Hi, you can use 6 or 12 inch uncured epdm rubber roofing flashing. it comes in a roll with a protective cover you peel. first clean the area with putty knife, wire brush, orbital sander etc.. use laquer thinner on a rag to with protective gloves and eyewear clean the area well. the uncured is then cut to fit, apply splice adheasive (Lowes) specificly for this job with a 3 inch roller to the area, then apply same to uncured strip. let dry to semi tacky test with finger tips if it doesn't smear its ready. hold strip up and over the area and carefully set it in place. use hand pressure to finish . finally use special lap caulking (lowes) applied to all edges of patch. your done and leak is gone. This uncured rubber is great...it goes over humps, around corners, and once it cures it doesn't come up. ive been in the roofing industry for 35 years and I also am a fellow RVer. and I used this method of repair all the time. this stuff comes in white or black. and can be found at any commercial roofing supply warehouse. good luck

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Your A/C drain hose may be plugged. If so, the condensate from the A/C box will leak onto the floor, and eventually soak the rear carpet as well. This is a common issue. It is under the glove box, close to the passenger floor. Remove it and make sure that it is open. Alos, always run the A/C in the RECIRC mode.

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check the drain tube outlet on the bottom of the car, that drains the AC. It could have become plugged. If that fails to clear up the problem, then you'll have to check the heater core... But you would be smelling coolant.

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I had the same problem. Reservoir would drain for no reason and I later found that the water was soaking the passenger side carpet and filling the wire channel under the doors. Tracked the problem to a barbed fitting behind the passenger side kick panel, just below the dash. The fitting connects the tubing coming through the firewall from the reservoir to the rear wiper/washer. The hose had come loose from the fitting (possibly due to freezing). I re-installed the tubing onto the the fitting and it has been fine ever since.

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Sunroof will not close. Was working fine earlier today


The roof opening panel assembly uses an integrated motor and module to operate the roof opening panel. The roof opening panel motor and module are installed new as an assembly. The roof opening panel is an electronically operated glass panel that can be opened or closed by the roof opening panel switch. Actuating the switch in either a forward or rearward motion supplies a ground to the roof opening panel motor/module. The soft-stop function is controlled by the roof opening panel motor/module. The roof opening panel has 3 modes of operation, manual mode, express open and tilt. The express open feature is activated when the switch is pressed momentarily. The tilt feature is activated when the tilt switch is depressed. These functions are controlled by the roof opening panel motor/module.
Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Roof opening panel
  • Roof opening panel frame
  • Roof opening panel drain hoses
  • Roof opening panel lifter assemblies
  • Roof opening panel water trough
  • Roof opening panel rear trough guides
  • Roof opening panel air deflector assembly
  • Roof opening panel seal
  • Roof opening panel shield
  • Smart junction box (SJB) circuit breaker 47 (30A)
  • Circuitry
  • Accessory delay relay
  • Roof opening panel switch
  • The roof opening panel does not open or close - one direction only
  • Circuitry
  • Roof opening panel switch
  • Roof opening panel motor assembly
  • Go To Pinpoint Test E .
PINPOINT TEST E: THE ROOF OPENING PANEL DOES NOT OPEN OR CLOSE Test Step Result / Action to Take E1 CHECK THE ROOF OPENING PANEL LIFTER ASSEMBLIES FOR OBSTRUCTIONS OR DAMAGE
  • Check the roof opening panel lifter assemblies for obstructions and damage.
  • Are the roof opening panel lifter assemblies OK?
Yes
GO to E2 .

No
REMOVE all obstructions and REPAIR any damage. If lifter assemblies cannot be repaired, INSTALL a new roof opening panel frame. REFER to Roof Opening Panel Frame in this section. TEST the system for normal operation. E2 CHECK THE ROOF OPENING PANEL WATER TROUGH AND REAR TROUGH GUIDES
  • Check the water roof opening panel water trough and rear trough guides for any loose obstructions.
  • Are the roof opening panel water trough and rear trough guides installed securely and free from obstructions?
Yes
GO to E3 .

No
REMOVE all obstructions from the roof opening panel water trough and install securely. SECURE the rear trough guides or INSTALL new roof opening panel rear trough guides if damaged. REFER to Roof Opening Panel Rear Trough Guide in this section. TEST the system for normal operation. E3 VERIFY THE ROOF OPENING PANEL ADJUSTMENT
  • Verify the roof opening panel is adjusted correctly.
  • Is the roof opening panel adjusted correctly?
Yes
GO to E4 .

No
ADJUST the roof opening panel. REFER to Roof Opening Panel Alignment - Horizontal Adjustment and Roof Opening Panel Alignment - Height Adjustment in this section. TEST the system for normal operation. E4 CHECK THE ROOF OPENING PANEL MOTOR/MODULE FOR INITIALIZATION
    NOTE: The roof opening panel motor initialization procedure must be done when repairs are carried out on any part of the roof opening panel assembly, including whenever the roof opening panel motor/module has been removed from the roof opening panel assembly, a new roof opening panel motor/module has been installed or when a new roof opening panel assembly has been installed. Refer to Roof Opening Panel Motor Initialization in this section.
  • Carry out the Roof Opening Panel Motor Initialization procedure. Refer to Roof Opening Panel Motor Initialization in this section.
  • If the concern still present?
Yes
GO to E5 .

No
The system is operating correctly. The roof opening panel motor/module was uninitialized. E5 CHECK THE POWER WINDOWS
  • Key in ON position.
  • Verify the power windows operate.
  • Do the power windows operate?
Yes
GO to E6 .

No
REFER to Section 501-11 to diagnose the accessory delay relay circuit. E6 CHECK THE ROOF OPENING PANEL SWITCH
  • Carry out the roof opening panel switch component test. Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 149 for schematic and connector information.
  • Did the roof opening panel switch pass the component test?
Yes
GO to E7 .

No
INSTALL a new roof opening panel switch. TEST the system for normal operation. E7 CHECK CIRCUIT CBP47 (GN/BU) FOR VOLTAGE
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Disconnect: Roof Opening Panel Motor/Module C922.
  • Key in ON position.
  • Measure the voltage between roof opening panel motor/module C922-4, circuit CBP47 (GN/BU), harness side and ground.
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  • Is the voltage greater than 9 volts but less than 16 volts?
Yes
GO to E8 .

No
VERIFY the smart junction box (SJB) circuit breaker 47 (30A) is OK. If OK, REPAIR the circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. E8 CHECK CIRCUIT GD143 (BK/VT) FOR AN OPEN
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Measure the resistance between roof opening panel motor/module C922-3, circuit GD143 (BK/VT), harness side and ground.
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  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to E9 .

No
REPAIR the circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. E9 CHECK CIRCUITS CPR37 (YE/GY), CPR39 (VT/WH) AND CPR40 (YE/OG) FOR AN OPEN
  • Disconnect: Roof Opening Panel Switch C930.
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  • Are the resistances less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to E10 .

No
REPAIR the circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. E10 CHECK FOR CORRECT ROOF OPENING PANEL MOTOR/MODULE OPERATION
  • Disconnect the roof opening panel motor/module connectors.
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    • pushed-out pins.
  • Connect all roof opening panel motor/module connectors and make sure they seat correctly.
  • Operate the system and verify that the concern is still present.
  • Is the concern still present?
Yes
CHECK the jumper harness between the vehicle harness and the roof opening panel for open or shorted circuits. If the jumper harness is not OK, INSTALL a new jumper harness between the vehicle harness to the roof opening panel motor/module. Otherwise, INSTALL a new roof opening panel module/motor. REFER to Roof Opening Panel Motor in this section. TEST the system for normal operation.

No
The system is operating correctly at this time. Concern may have been caused by a loose or corroded connector. TEST the system for normal operation.

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