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Old 06-01-2012, 08:26 PM   #1
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Leak Under Bathroom Sink ... What to do?

Detected a leak under the bathroom sink in our 2009 19' Bambi International today. Seems to be coming from the yellow seal leading to the city water intake under the bathroom sink. Anyone have any experience with this part leaking? Is there some type of gasket that goes between these two parts? It also looks like the interior aluminum opening may have been rubbing against it. We have since cut a bit more of the aluminum away to give room. Any thoughts, experience or suggestions? Photo below. THANKS!
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Old 06-01-2012, 08:28 PM   #2
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:57 PM   #3
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We had a similar drip leak there once... The white screw-on part of the connection should be hand-tight...we had to tighten the screws on the yellow part a bit and that did it...but don't force them too much. A couple of the screws on ours were about 1/4 turn loose or less. It's an awkward place to get to but if you have a short-handled screw driver (or a long shafted one) you can get in there. I check it periodically when I check the other hand-tightened plumbing connections in the kitchen and vanity.)

(We periodically go through our Bambi and tighten all the screws we can find...they can work themselves loose over time on the road.)
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You may need to replace the entire unit. It's not difficult or all that expensive. I think the part is under $40. We've had two of these units crack and leak. First time it happened we were not even hooked up to city water, just saw a steady drip from the back of the wheel well. Our local repair guru, Rod at C&G, told me it's a fairly common to have these units crack and fail.
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Yep.....steady leak from the rear of the streetside wheel-well.

Showed up while on the road.

cross-threaded... loosened the cracked fitting, dried, temporary fix with Marine-Tex, that was four Seasons ago.

Do not over-tighten.

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