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Old 09-23-2018, 04:09 PM   #1
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Door frame gasket replacement on 2010 19ft

I have a 2010 19ft and the door frame rubber gasket has worn through (from people stepping on it as they come and go). This is not the rubber seal on the door, but the black one around the door frame.



I haven't been able to find anything at the hardware store or on-line that looks the same. Does anyone know the make and model number for the gasket material?



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Old 09-23-2018, 05:40 PM   #2
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Ours did this too. We called Escape and they were
Aware That this happens after time. They sent us a piece and we cut the old one out about six inches up each side of the door and installed the new piece. There are instructions. You will cut the strip at an angle so it will fit under the rest of the door gasket and not leak. 20 minutes or so. It crimps down with the metal inside of it. Call them
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Old 09-23-2018, 09:12 PM   #3
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Yup. Same here. Escape has improved gasket material that they sell by the foot. They will get you what you need.
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Agree that Escape has the parts. They have the regular grade seal, and they have a heavy duty seal for the bottom of the door where it gets stepped on. The heavy duty is worth the extra cost for the bottom edge.
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Agree that Escape has the parts. They have the regular grade seal, and they have a heavy duty seal for the bottom of the door where it gets stepped on. The heavy duty is worth the extra cost for the bottom edge.
Would the heavy duty seal eliminate the air gap I have door lock side near the bottom? If not, has anyone got a solution for this problem?
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Would the heavy duty seal eliminate the air gap I have door lock side near the bottom? If not, has anyone got a solution for this problem?
The repair to the door frame rubber probably will not change the air gap. However, when we were at Escape one day Reace came by with some closed cell foam insulating “rope”. He said that the guy who was installing our bathroom fan had noticed a gap. Reace rolled the door Gasket back and pushed the foam rope in behind it. That bulged the door gasket enough to eliminate the air gap. We noticed the difference in how much dust came in. Kept
Working the rest of the time we had the 19.
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Old 09-24-2018, 12:46 AM   #7
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Would the heavy duty seal eliminate the air gap I have door lock side near the bottom? If not, has anyone got a solution for this problem?
I'm not at the trailer so I can't answer that. The heavy duty is stiffer and made to be walked on. Only used on bottom edge. I think Iowa Dave in previous post is likely right about the gap problem.
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Like Dave said, 1/2" round foam. Not a perfect solution, but it works.
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Any gap on the door seal, on the vertical sides can be eliminated via placing some foam weatherstripping behind the original door rubber, thereby making it a little thicker.
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Thanks for all the replies. We're on the road right now but will definitely be stopping by ETI on our way home to get the gap fixed.
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