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Old 05-13-2022, 12:03 PM   #1
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2016 213RBSL Floor Issue?

Hello All,
After bringing our 213RBSL out for the first trip this year we thought the floor felt funny. It's slightly raised and slightly squishy (not sure if this is an accurate description) in front of part of the slide area in front of the sink. I can't locate any water leaks anywhere. Any recommendations? We are afraid to drop it off at the dealer for fear it will be there forever....
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Old 05-13-2022, 12:14 PM   #2
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The floors on an RV are made of two pieces of thin wood and styrofoam. I found that the wood doesn’t stick too well to the styrofoam and the styrofoam will sometimes disintegrate and the floor becomes “spongy”.

Best way to confirm this is when you look in a place where the floor has a hole, like plumbing under the shower, somewhere near the water pump, etc.
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Old 05-14-2022, 08:38 AM   #3
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Thanks, I'll take a look.
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The floors on an RV are made of two pieces of thin wood and styrofoam. I found that the wood doesn’t stick too well to the styrofoam and the styrofoam will sometimes disintegrate and the floor becomes “spongy”.

Best way to confirm this is when you look in a place where the floor has a hole, like plumbing under the shower, somewhere near the water pump, etc.
It depends on the trailer. Typically those with aluminum sides have a 3/4 plywood or stranboard floor. Those with the smooth fiberglass sides will have the floor you described. Those sandwich type floors like the fiberglass sides will delaminat when water gets in. They can't be fixed.
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