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Old 07-16-2014, 12:54 AM   #1
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Cracks in front cap

I have a 2013 Montana 3100RL. I was cleaning it last night and noticed some spider web cracks in the front cap along with a long crack on one corner. The spider web shaped ones almost look like something pushed against it from the inside. Is this normal or has anyone else experienced this? These are 2 or 3 inch diameter areas. We are going to the beach Friday, but when I return I want the dealer to see it. Even if they don't do anything, I want it on record before the warranty expires.
 
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Old 07-16-2014, 01:47 AM   #2
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Stress cracks have been discussed on the forum in the past, but normally around a slideout, not the front cap. Some are superficial, some go all the way through the fiberglass. Often, the cause was because of a bad weld. Smart move to let your dealer see it.
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Old 07-16-2014, 04:19 PM   #3
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Dewey-- Since your unit is a 2013, it should still be under warranty and if I were you I'd be heading to your dealer for a closer look. I'd first contact Keystone Customer Service and tell them about the cracks and get it reported to them. Keep us informed on what you find out!
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Old 07-17-2014, 02:57 PM   #4
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Yep, soon as we return from the beach we will take it in. It's difficult to see them from the ground, but cleaning it I found two "spider web" cracks and one vertical crack. They are dark like a pencil line, too, so that tells me they are not surface cracks. I'll post when I know what they say....
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