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Old 12-10-2009, 05:23 PM   #1
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Question HELP!! '96 Land Yacht Clipper Bus Wet Bedroom Floor

Its always fun! Ownership month 5! Just when we thought all the leaks were done I notice the floor and lower wall in the bedroom (would be the passenger side) wet and actually getting soggy. We have had a lot of rain. We can see a vent on the outside at the rear that we can't figure out where it goes but it has about a i/2 inch tray that is collecting water before the screen starts and it is higher then the wall level. The Clipper is a diesel pusher so thought it might have something to do with that. We assume that may be the culprit but what is it and what do we do? When we open the cargo door and look up, this vent is above that metal floor so can't see what it is but notice rust along the metal floor. There is a large black hose that goes up into that area so it is probably a vent for that but this is not a good situation. HELP!!
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Old 12-10-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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Picture is worth a thousand words in this case. Guessing. might be a/c condensate pipe, check to see if it is clogged, muddobber wasps can stop water flow.
Hopefully someone here with same model has solved problem or at least know what pipe is for.
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:06 AM   #3
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That is a beautiful Clipper Frank, congratulations

The black hose is, as the above poster said! a roof air conditioning drain hose

the other pipe may be a through roof vent for one of your holding tanks ??

It is common to re seal every Two years
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Old 12-18-2009, 02:31 PM   #4
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Thanks for your responses. We think we have isolated it to the seal where the fiberglass pieces come together.
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Old 12-29-2009, 05:57 AM   #5
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Hi,

Also check your wheel wells. We noticed ours are rotted away and the plywood substrate is begining to be exposed. Husband is fiberglassing the are to seal it. That should prevent water from soaking up through.
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Its always fun! Ownership month 5! Just when we thought all the leaks were done I notice the floor and lower wall in the bedroom (would be the passenger side) wet and actually getting soggy. We have had a lot of rain. We can see a vent on the outside at the rear that we can't figure out where it goes but it has about a i/2 inch tray that is collecting water before the screen starts and it is higher then the wall level. The Clipper is a diesel pusher so thought it might have something to do with that. We assume that may be the culprit but what is it and what do we do? When we open the cargo door and look up, this vent is above that metal floor so can't see what it is but notice rust along the metal floor. There is a large black hose that goes up into that area so it is probably a vent for that but this is not a good situation. HELP!!
Sue
I'm sure you found your leak by now, but just to confirm, "THE VENT AT RIGHT REAR IS THE AIR INTAKE FOR THE CUMMINS 300".
Yes, if the wind is on this side, water will enter the intake tray.
A SIMPLE SOLUTION IS TO DRILL 2 SMALL HOLES IN THE OUTSIDE RETAINER SO THAT WATER CANNOT ACCUMULATE OVER THE INSIDE LIP and possibly fill the airbox mounted on the inside wall behind the lower drawer in bedroom.
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