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Old 03-15-2016, 08:20 PM   #1
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Wavy Driver Side Wall

Hi everyone...
I just brought home a brand new 2016 Rubicon 2500. I'm in Colorado, but I purchased it in Iowa. So already I've put a few hundred miles. But now that I'm home, I notice the driver side wall is a bit wavy. Is this normal or is this signs of glue adhesion failure in the lamination? Has anyone else experienced this with their brand new Dutchmen RV?

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Old 03-15-2016, 08:24 PM   #2
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Hi everyone...
I just brought home a brand new 2016 Rubicon 2500. I'm in Colorado, but I purchased it in Iowa. So already I've put a few hundred miles. But now that I'm home, I notice the driver side wall is a bit wavy. Is this normal or is this signs of glue adhesion failure in the lamination? Has anyone else experienced this with their brand new Dutchmen RV?

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Welcome to the forum.

When you say wavy, are we talking big waves or more like little ripples? Is just in one area or down the whole side?
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It is basically down the whole driver side. And they are not small ripples, they are waves that span about 4-6 feet... so it looks like the walls are bowed out... bow out in sections (of 4-6 feet). I took a 6foot level/straight edge and found the waves to have an offset of 1/2 - 1 inch in a 4-6 feet span.

I plan to go to local dealership and take a look at the Rubicons on the lot and see if they also exhibit they same thing. But like I said, it's only the driver side that have this issue. The passenger side isnt perfectly flat either, but any waving there is very subtle.
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Can't say I have ever seen any thing as you are describing. Your on the right path checking out other units.
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"I took a 6foot level/straight edge and found the waves to have an offset of 1/2 - 1 inch in a 4-6 feet span. "

No this is not normal. Check back to let us know what your local dealer says.
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