Flappy Bit

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  1. Jury Ward

    Jury Ward

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    Hi, we have had Molly for 2 years now and hopefully this years will put a lot more miles on her but I have noticed that a piece of foam has worked itself loose from the cowling/canopy below the sleeping compartment (above the windscreen) and the whole canopy can be pulled down about an inch.
    I did email the pictures to a Motorhome outlet and they said they would probably fix it with some Silkaflex but that doesn't sound like a proper fix to me.
    Can anyone advise on the best course of action please?
    I am a newbie to all this & Molly is our first Motorhome :cool:)
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    Flappy bit of foam above taken from front passenger side.
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    Right hand side front view showing cowling, is it meant to have a fastner in the hole as I can pull the unit down an inch?
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    Left hand side front view showing cowling.
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    Molly :cool:)
     
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    Sikaflex IS a proper fix. A bodge would be to do it with duct tape!

    Ask any motorhomer!:)
     
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    :hiya2: & :welcome3: . . . it does look like a fastener is missing.
     
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    Sikaflex

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    I'm mystified why anyone would want to Sikaflex (Glue for the Novices out there) What appears to be a removable "Cowling" what is it covering ?? why does it appear removable?
    Yes you do have a missing screw on one side and what looks like a broken or enlarged screw hole on the other
    a simple repair to the enlarged screw hole and two new screws will sort it properly
    when you remove it to fix the broken hole re fit a new foam seal ie draught excluder for instance and then re fit That would be a proper repair
    I think Sikaflex would be a bodge too
     
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