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Message posted by wullie10/4/2013 at 1:15pm
Outfit:  Discovery Sport Adria isonzo 613dt     Location:  Ayrshire Scotland
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Hi

I have a water leak coming in two of my side window collecting on the aluminium window sill/frame then runs down inside my van not a good thing.  After further investigation I found the water was sneaking behind the rubber seals at the top corners then running down between the frame and the back of the rubber seal (where the seal pushes into the aluminium frame) then the water collects and seaps out from the seal onto the sill/frame at the bottom. My cure was to cut the rubber at the joint then push the rubber firmly into the frame all the way round which left me with a 2" gap at the joint, so the problem is the rubber is too short for the frame and not water tight.

I have been to the swift agent but not much help there, they have not had or herd of this problem, has anybody else had this problem? they cannot supply me with a new rubber seal either, can anybody help me with a part number for a new seal or point me in the right direction?

The van is a 2008 Sterling Elite Searcher twin axle fixed bed.  

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Message posted by tedthebear10/4/2013 at 3:39pm
Outfit:  Swift Escape Motorhome     Location:  Plymouth Devon
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http://www.sealsdirect.co.uk/shopping.asp?intDepartmentId=8

http://www.leisureshopdirect.com/caravan/ventilation/window_rubber_seal.aspx

These might help you find what you are looking for , good luck


Message posted by wullie11/4/2013 at 11:27am
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Message posted by wullie11/4/2013 at 11:28am
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Thanks tedthe bear I will check these out

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Message posted by jennifernn11/4/2013 at 11:44pm
Outfit:  Sterling Searcher 2008 Volvo XC90     Location:  NW of Glasgow
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I would also suggest seals direct.

Swift do not sell direct to the public, but a dealer would be able to order a seal for you if you cannot source it elsewhere.

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Message posted by wullie12/4/2013 at 12:10pm
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Hi

Thanks for all your help I can get the correct seal from http://www.miriad-products.com in 5mtr lengths, I will let you all no how I get on thanks again

Wullie



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