Roof vinyl has a gap where it meets the top of the window

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Roof vinyl has a gap where it meets the top of the window

Post by neilw » 10/05/18 22:40

My roof has a weird gap where the vinyl meets the roof frame at the top of the window - it almost looks like the roof is stretched but I don't think it is.

The roof strap is about where the roof straps fasten to the vinyl, so I was wondering if that could be to blame? (But I've checked the strap and it does go around the metal rod as I think it should)

It's worse on one side (the drivers side) than the other.

Is there any way to get the vinyl to cover the gap?

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Re: Roof vinyl has a gap where it meets the top of the window

Post by je72 » 17/05/18 19:31

Mine's like that too. I've only had it a week so I've no idea if that's how it's supposed to look or not. It hasn't let any water in after two jet washes and a rain shower so I'm thinking it's probably ok.


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Re: Roof vinyl has a gap where it meets the top of the window

Post by Cayde-6 » 31/08/18 17:26

Mine also looks like that. I do have a small leak but its not from that part of the roof. I can see clearly where one of the rubber seals has deteriorated further along which is where the water gets in.


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Re: Roof vinyl has a gap where it meets the top of the window

Post by Topdownman » 01/09/18 6:42

Thats normal I would say.

With the roof half up (down?) you should be able to pull the roof a bit to even up the gap on each side a bit but there is always that gap. I guess its like that so it folds away ok?

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