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Old 05-31-2018, 06:06 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me what the small vent to the left of the door is (2007 17B)?

Secondly, should I be concerned that soap is coming out of it after cleaning kitchen and bathroom?

Thirdly, when I touched it the brittle vent cracked. It looks like all the vent covers are riveted, not screwed...I hope I'm wrong and that it will be an easy replacements.

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Old 05-31-2018, 06:11 PM   #2
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Your grey tank vent is probably the one you mention, a picture will help so that we can find a replacement.
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Old 05-31-2018, 06:19 PM   #3
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Thanks for that. Yes, that would make perfect sense....I had campsuds spilled all over the kitchen, so there was a lot of soap that went down the drain.
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Old 05-31-2018, 07:26 PM   #4
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It looks like a battery box vent cover was used. If the dimensions match then I would just drill out the rivets and then replace with new cover with stainless screws and then go around the perimeter of it with white Proflex.

https://www.etrailer.com/RV-Vents-an.../A10-3300.html
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Old 05-31-2018, 07:42 PM   #5
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If the dimensions match then I would just drill out the rivets and then replace with new cover with stainless screws..
It'll probably be difficult to use screws because there's probably nothing behind the fiberglass for them to bite into. If you have a rivet gun (cheap and available at any hardware store) I'd just attach the new one with rivets.
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It'll probably be difficult to use screws because there's probably nothing behind the fiberglass for them to bite into. If you have a rivet gun (cheap and available at any hardware store) I'd just attach the new one with rivets.
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Old 05-31-2018, 09:36 PM   #7
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It'll probably be difficult to use screws because there's probably nothing behind the fiberglass for them to bite into. If you have a rivet gun (cheap and available at any hardware store) I'd just attach the new one with rivets.
on a similar note...has anyone replaced the outside plastic door
latch...planning to get a stainless replacement do you advise just
drilling rivets out and riveting on replacement with proflex for
sealing...qqq...thx fg
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I replaced mine with an extended plastic one to allow the window to open behind the door, just drilled out the top part of rivet and inserted a small threaded bolt into the aluminum rivet and it created it's own thread. It held. Could not find a longer metal latch.
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