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Old 08-26-2011, 12:35 PM   #29
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Even though its a factory problem and they're responsible for warranty, it would be interesting to actually see whats up here. Perhaps a trip on the roof (remove shroud) during the interior leakage would reveal if water is backing up in the pan.

If so, I can think of two possible solutions. One is some kind of evacuation pump on the drain line. The other is some "relief" holes drilled in the drain pan so when water approaches a certain level, it will run onto the roof instead of entering the trailer interior. Perhaps these can be on street side encouraging drainage away from awning and door.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:21 PM   #30
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Try Sanders rv north of Gainesville in Alachua. An AS dealer. I am happy with their service. jim
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Old 08-26-2011, 03:24 PM   #31
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Try Sanders rv north of Gainesville in Alachua. An AS dealer. I am happy with their service. jim
I have used JD Sanders on a warranty issue a few months ago. I had a leak under the sink and told them it was the pex pipe or fitting. Thier solution was to tighten the fitting (I had already done this) and according to them the leak was fixed. Of course it wasn't so I cut the pex fitting out, put in a sharkbite connector to a short stainless steel sink connector and it hasn't leaked since. They are the closest A/S dealer to me but it's quite a drive there for them not to properly fix and test repairs before the A/S is picked up.
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Old 08-28-2011, 10:38 AM   #32
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Had the same thing happen. Second time I have used a/c - was running from 9:30 pm to 2 am. When I shut if off, some water gushed out and dripped.

Doesn't drip when running; only after shutdown.
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:33 PM   #33
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Well, air conditioner is no longer leaking. I wonder why?

l. Was a breaking-in glitch.
2. Is subject to atmospheric conditions, i.e. high humidity.
3. I have a darling of a trailer; it fixes itself!!
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:48 AM   #34
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Well, air conditioner is no longer leaking. I wonder why?

l. Was a breaking-in glitch.
2. Is subject to atmospheric conditions, i.e. high humidity.
3. I have a darling of a trailer; it fixes itself!!
Fly, here's a 4th reason—there was junk in the pan, maybe metal or plastic shavings, that clogged the drain and now it has washed down the drain and all is well.

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Old 09-06-2011, 08:01 AM   #35
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Fly, here's a 4th reason—there was junk in the pan, maybe metal or plastic shavings, that clogged the drain and now it has washed down the drain and all is well.

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You're probably right Gene. The AC unit on our 2011 International doesn't "gush" when shut off and I can see that it's draining properly through the drain pipe, so we don't have a blockage; on new units blockages are often caused by the mad caulking employee at the factory who gets a little overzealous and seals the drain hole up! Our AC did drip a bit when we were in New Orleans but I decided that was just the excessive humidity as it stopped when we moved north.
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Old 09-06-2011, 12:21 PM   #36
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Fly, here's a 4th reason—there was junk in the pan, maybe metal or plastic shavings, that clogged the drain and now it has washed down the drain and all is well.

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Gene, the second time I turned the A/C off, it gushed like Niagara Falls.
Dog was lying underneath enjoying the coolness, and received an unexpected bath!

A late heat wave has hit; A/C has been on every day and the floor beneath is as dry as a bone.

So, I guess my drain unplugged itself too.

All is well....ahhhhhhhhhh, I like that.
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Old 09-06-2011, 12:54 PM   #37
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Fly, here's a 4th reason—there was junk in the pan, maybe metal or plastic shavings, that clogged the drain and now it has washed down the drain and all is well.

Gene
Thanks for the reminder, after sitting under trees all summer, it's time for me to haul out the compressor and blow the drains from underneath before we head south for the winter.
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We're having the interior A/C drip this morning too. Noticed it because the dog was wet and thought she'd been having old lady issues but she had been getting dripped on over night. high humidity. Also seems like the unit is just turning right back on as soon as it turns off. we've been in it for three weeks and this is the first time we've noticed the constant cycling. Doubt it's the first time we've had this much humidity. Going to check for blockages, etc. will follow up if we find anything interesting.
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'Doh! Just cycled off and got the gush onto the floor ... And right back on ...
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We had the same problem and followed the solution of running the fan continually on high. No leak at Daytona in July.
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We had the same problem last weekend. The AC was fine until is was turned off and then water came down. I was outside by the wheel well drain when it was turned off and water shot out the tube.

We blew out the line before the weekend, we run the fan on high and even gradually moved the temp from 71 to 78 before shutting it off and still water came out. The nightime temp was 77 so not a significant temp difference.

We have 2 AC's and the problem was with the bedroom one, since we were on 30 AMP we ran the front during the day and BR at night.

I contacted Airstream and they said it must be freezing up because I don't have all the vents open. I am wondering if a larger pan can be installed?
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