View Full Version : 197 floor bubble?

04-12-2013, 10:22 AM
On the passenger side of my 197 is a spot about the size of a basketball that if I walk on it, it feels like the push top of a snaple bottle. Anyone know what causes this?

04-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Assuming fiberglass floor it sounds like a blister from too much standing water maybe under the carpeting. Have your dealer check it out.....is your hull still under waranty?

04-12-2013, 12:53 PM
I've heard of it happening to 190's and 197's and I'd definitely take it to a dealer to see if it is warrantied.

04-12-2013, 06:22 PM
If it is the fiberglass, then that is called delamination. There may be a layer of foam under the bubble and it could have not had a great bond to begin with or had water penetrate as mentioned before. Sounds like a warranty issue to me.

04-12-2013, 08:34 PM
It felt like delamination but wanted a second opinion. I'll run it to the dealership and get them to look at it.