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Old 06-26-2016, 03:43 PM   #1
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2006 Dometic Penguin Drain Pan replacement?

I have a 2006 28' with a Dometic 600 Series Penguin and the drain pan/plug is leaking in the unit. I have seen where drain kit replacement kits are available and have further questions. Do I have to remove the air conditioner? How do I get the airstream pan out-it appears glued on? How do you cut the holes for the new drain pans? About to leave on a trip in 4 days and trying to fix. THANKS

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Old 06-26-2016, 03:52 PM   #2
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You have to remove the AC to replace the pan. The pan is sealed onto unit...I use Vulcum. Don't go for the Penguin drain cups...they are a mess, make the unit set to high and don't work as well as a good pan installation. You can get it all done in four days if you can get the pan.

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My experience is different. I had a pan on our trailer and it had several cracks after 4 years of use. The worst one was the part that connected to the drain tube: lots of water in side the trailer with both rain and AC use. I changed to the cups and no leaks thus far. I used the instructions Lewster provided on the forum. Most difficult part was getting the pan "unglued" from the trailer top. I used 2 10' scaffolds and a board above the trailer roof. It really helps to have 2 people for moving the AC unit to fit the new gaskets and getting the unit back in place.
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