I have just made a worrying discovery with our new purchase. I appear to have a leak from somewhere. The water is finding its way between the top bunk floor and the panel just above the cab. As a temporary measure I have drilled a small hole in the panel above the cab to let the water out. If the weathwer holds this weekend I am going to try to take some of the bunk floor up in an effort to see where the water is coming from. Also I'm going to have a go at sealing all joints and window frames up. I just wondered if there were any common problem aresa I should be looking at??

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Hi Everyone... signed on to ask a similar question and found this thread... this site is amazing!

Pat, I am still looking at that '87 Fleetwood Tioga I was telling you about a couple of weeks ago... The title is clear, it is in pretty good shape, less than 50K on it, but it has a leak in the - guess where?? - cabover! It is coming in on the passenger side, but like y'all said, the leak could be anywhere!

Here is my question (and as Pat knows, I've already asked a similar one before, but I have more information now)... Here is the deal...

I really like the floorplan, it drives good, it checked out mechanically (although I didn't have the guy do an "intensive" job on it - will do that if I decide to proceed), it has good tires (only 20 months old), everything works, I can get it for around 6K, BUT......

It has the leak in the Monkey House... What do you think you would do? Is the leak a total deal breaker? Would you negotiate an even lower price based on the leak? (He started out at $8500, so I'm not sure that is possible.) Or would you walk away? I'm finding it REALLY hard to locate a rig that I can afford in my price range and circumstances are pushing me to get on the road as soon as is possible. I just don't know what to do but I do know that I don't want to make an expensive mistake!

Dean, thanks for starting this thread... I hope you get "in the dry" soon!..... Everyone else, thanks for posting all the great ideas, tips and information....... Pat... hhhhheeeelllllp! :-)

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