Rear of Trailer Coming Apart

by Tyler klitz
(Taylor, texas)

Question: I have a 2004 jayco eagle fifth wheel and the rear of the trailer is coming apart. Where the side wall meets the back wall, on both sides is pulling apart. I was wondering if you could just put new screws in an reseal it or is it more involved.

Robbie: I'd have it looked at or you can send me some pictures. Longer screws in moldings could work but I would be wondering why the panels have come apart. See if you can get me some more info on this. If the moldings have come loose try one longer screw and see if it holds. If it holds, silicone the panels on both sides of the moldings to prevent water from entering.

More info would be great,
Hope this helps,

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Jul 04, 2015
2005 jayco
by: Anonymous

i saw a post where a guy with a 2004 jayco eagle fifthwheel was experiencing the same issue i have.

My 2005 Jayco Eagle fifth wheel is coming apart where the back wall joins with the side wall. Are these panels joined by the screws in the molding? I cannot help but think there would be more fasteners than just the molding screws which look anemic.

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