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Old 08-30-2019, 11:13 PM   #1
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Cracked spray insulation

Leaving for camping early tomorrow and while filing the fresh water tank I saw large cracks in the spray insulation under the tank, more inspection revealed cracks on the other side of the tank. Its dark so Ill take some pictures in the morning, just wished I saw this earlier. Its not good if its just the spray cracking but it can be a disaster if the fresh water tank is loose. Anyone experienced this?
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Old 08-31-2019, 07:28 AM   #2
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The spray foam looks like a lunar landscape, very rough and not smooth at all. The tanks are secured to the trailer, any cracks in the foam is cosmetic. road travel can take hunks out. Unless you see orange or yellow(that is the actual color of the foam before painting) it should be fine.
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Old 08-31-2019, 07:37 AM   #3
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Pictures would help. If they are just superficial cracks it shouldn’t be an issue as it is closed cell foam (doesn’t absorb water).

When you say “large” do you mean long or wide?
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Old 08-31-2019, 12:37 PM   #4
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I didnt see any noticeable cracks in mine. Some small divots is about it.
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Old 09-06-2019, 12:52 PM   #5
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I had very poor cell signal for the last week, attached are the pictures of the insulation cracks.
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File Type: jpg Driver side 01.jpg (224.8 KB, 98 views)
File Type: jpg Driver side 02.jpg (211.8 KB, 76 views)
File Type: jpg Passenger side 01.jpg (226.7 KB, 70 views)
File Type: jpg Passenger side 02.jpg (186.4 KB, 67 views)
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So the first 2 are from the street side and the last 2 the curb side?
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Old 09-06-2019, 12:58 PM   #7
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I'd send these to Escape and see what they say....new trailer should not have those cracks.
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As you fill the water tank does the foam seem to sag further? If so I would suspect the water tank was not secured properly and will have to be reattached.

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I did sent the pictures to Escape, waiting for response. Filling the water tank does not make any visible difference.
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As you fill the water tank does the foam seem to sag further? If so I would suspect the water tank was not secured properly and will have to be reattached.
I hope that is not the case. A full 28 gallon fresh water tank would weigh on the order of 250#.
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