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Old 04-06-2019, 02:09 PM   #1
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2014 3950 Floor Sagging in front of Galley Slide

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Our floor has recently started to sag right in front of the galley slide. It is causing the pantry door to drag. It starts about a foot in front of the slide, the slide operates normal and has not had any issues. Has anyone else experienced this?
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Old 04-08-2019, 12:19 AM   #2
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Hello all,
Our floor has recently started to sag right in front of the galley slide. It is causing the pantry door to drag. It starts about a foot in front of the slide, the slide operates normal and has not had any issues. Has anyone else experienced this?
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Old 04-12-2019, 07:54 AM   #3
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I don't have a Voltage, but it sounds like to me that you going to have to come up from the bottom to take a look for possible water or structural damage. Anytime I hear of problems near windows doors or slides, I fear water intrusion.
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I don't have a Voltage, but it sounds like to me that you going to have to come up from the bottom to take a look for possible water or structural damage. Anytime I hear of problems near windows doors or slides, I fear water intrusion.



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Unfortunately, this sounds serious. Get under there and look. Or have it looked at.


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Old 04-15-2019, 12:22 AM   #5
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I tend to leave the slide open so I am thinking its just the weight causing settling. I guess what I was hoping for is someone who knew how the these were built structurally. Itís not soft around the area it has settled and it is even across the front of the slide. With my home experience all this tells me the odds are it is not a leak but more of bearing point issue.
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Old 04-15-2019, 04:45 PM   #6
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I had the same issue, there was a leak coming from the slide-out but exact location could not be determined. Only discovered a problem when we walked across the floor and felt the sagging then as we investigated we discovered it had spread halfway down the length and halfway to the middle which meant the whole thing needed gutted to repair properly but still did not know were the leak was. Traded it in on a 2016 Kodiak with no slide. A lot less worries for me now.
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Old 04-15-2019, 04:48 PM   #7
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Sounds good. There are you tube videos that show the construction of TT. Frame and floor is probably same across models. Maybe:-)

Or you could get one of these and go poking around yours.

https://www.amazon.com/snake-camera/s?k=snake+camera

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