Leaking roof

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  1. Mattyjwr

    Mattyjwr Funster Life Member

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    We have a P plate Merc sprinter La Strada with two roof lights and an awning. After some heavy rain recently, we have found water along the internal fabric trim where it meets the top of the windscreen. Having pulled the curtesy light out, I've found water that has accumulated in a ledge 15cm above the top of the windscreen along the front of the van, effectively where the fibre glass roof joins the vehicle. There is no obvious hole and I can't see how water could run down the inside of the roof void and insulation and puddle where it does without bigger puddles being noticed elsewhere.

    Has anyone else experienced this and how is it solved?

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    Is just a build up of condensation?
     
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    my van is now 5yrs old just had it scraped put and re-sealed,i leave my de-humidifiers on all the time :Rofl1:
     
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    Mattyjwr Funster Life Member

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    We wondered about condensation - it just seems to be a larger volume of water than we were expecting in the roof void. I'll try the dehumidifier and see if it continues.

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