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I have a 2013 forest river sandpiper 2013 346ret 5th wheel.

I have a 2013...

I have a 2013 forest river sandpiper 2013 346ret 5th wheel. lately i've seen seam seperation on side walls in front by the 5th wheel sides when its off the truck it looks like the seams go back.

Mechanic's Assistant: Besides this, what condition is the Forest River in?

Its in excellent condition never has sat outside other then when in use

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '13 Forest River?

As i said above it is a 2013 346ret sandpiper

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i will if possible i"m just concerned if this flex is normal or is there something major happening.it just spreads about an 1/8" on the trim on the drivers side

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not really

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 2 years ago

The front cap area where is meets the side walls does not have allot of support and that area will flex more then other areas. 1/8" is not to much and at this point I would just keep an eye on it, if the gap gets more then a 1/4" then I would have a RV shop take a look at it. You do want to make sure it is sealed off as you do not want water getting in. IF you want to send some photos I can also take a look, you can add photos into your reply using the paper clip icon on the page.

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