Autotrail Cheyenne leaking kitchen window (1 Viewer)

Titchdog

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Has anyone had this type of problem? We are expecting to take out the blind capsule inside the van and then the window. Is there anywhere that would tell us how ( maybe with photos - I like photos) what sealants should we use? Any advice greatly appreciated…
 
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If you like photos then post what you have and you will get more replies. I have no idea what windows you have as I don't know your MH model but same windows probably used in lots of vans.
 
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What a good idea! I’ll go and take some… I have put two on. Pouring down so not great photos.
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Sikaflex or if you have a toolstation nearby.

Bound to be some videos on youtube on how to fit the window (y)

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It will be a sandwich construction, where the window is outside and an inner frame. Remove the internal trim and you will find screw heads that hold the two halves together. Have someone outside to catch the window, then release all the screws and pull apart. Be careful when separating as you will want to examine the joint forensically to determine why it was leaking; gaps in sealant, dried out sealant, loose fitting or whatever. Once you know why it was leaking you can go ahead and refit.
Clean off all old mastic, white spirit is good for this. Then use a non-setting sealant which is available in gun cartridge or tape roll.
Obviously if it has been leaking for some time there may also be structural damage to attend to.

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the screws that hold the two halves are under the round covers along the sides of the frames i found a needle best to flip them out you need someone either side when you release the last couple of screws as it can fall out remove existing sealant with a scraper and white spirits
to reseal i would use butyl mast tape i did a similar window recently took about an hour
 
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It hasn’t been leaking long. It was dry last time it rained. My husband will tackle it as soon as the weather dries enough. Some good news, it passed its MOT with flying colours this morning. Thanks everyone.
Sikaflex or if you have a toolstation nearby.

Bound to be some videos on youtube on how to fit the window (y)

very few! Is this Sikaflex the one that stays sticky?
 
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