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Old 07-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #1
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Water in the window trays

It rained a lot on our maiden voyage in Washington. The next morning we noticed water in the inside tray even though the windows were closed. Has anyone else experienced this?
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Old 07-04-2012, 04:00 PM   #2
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Re: Water in the window trays

Could be condensation build-up.. was it on all the windows?
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Old 07-04-2012, 04:13 PM   #3
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Re: Water in the window trays

Check the weep vents on the outside of the window tray. They are small slits in the tray that allow collect water to seep out. They maybe clogged with almost anything.
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:51 PM   #4
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Re: Water in the window trays

At the Rally Reace was checking all the front side window sills on the inside of the windows. There are some holes that need plugged before they are installed. If not plugged the water from the out side can come in. I think only the front side windows on newer trailers are involved.
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Old 07-04-2012, 11:15 PM   #5
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Re: Water in the window trays

When you are sleeping at night your body produces moisture which will build up on the windows. I would run the MaxxFan on low all night it will remove the moisture.
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Old 07-07-2012, 01:09 AM   #6
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Re: Water in the window trays

The window where we noticed the problem was the rear passenger side(foot of the queen bed). We did have the Maxx fan running. We are going to check the weep vents. Thanks for all of the comments!
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Old 07-11-2012, 03:47 AM   #7
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Re: Water in the window trays

The rain was really coming down while we were driving - heaviest rains we have seen yet this year. No condensation on the windows and the water filling the trays. The inside bottoms of the trays were just wet when we stopped for the first night.

I am thinking it was just a matter of some of the rainwater entering into the inside portion of the track, perhaps up coming in through the drainage weep holes people have pointed out. The weather has been dry since and everything looks good upon inspection, so hoping that was it.

This being our first trailer, every little new thing can be a bit of a surprise. We were running the A/C the other day to test it out, and had a good stream of water running across the roof and down the front window. No surprise the A/C was discharging water, just did not think about where it would be channeled.
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