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Old 11-29-2015, 06:31 PM   #1
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Fresh water line leak.

Looking for some help on where the fresh water lines run on a 2010 30 Ft. Classic Limited. A very wet spot about 6 inches in diameter appeared on the floor on the curb side of the bed approximately a foot from the side closet beneath the window. The wall is dry so I don't suspect the window and even though it has been raining buckets in Dallas where we have been for the last 4 days, it does not appear to be a window leak. Also, if it is a line leak, being wet for two days would that damage the plywood floor? Thanks for any and all help.
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:04 AM   #2
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Patrick,

If you are still in the DFW area I recommend that you take your rig to Randy at North Dallas RV. He is a great guy to work with and the most experienced with AS in DFW. Randy does aircraft quality aluminum repair work. He is one of the best in the business.

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Old 12-30-2015, 08:07 AM   #3
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Are you sure it is a water line leak? Did the leak show just after towing in the rain?

The reason I ask is that appears that there was a wingnut at the factory working on 2010's that cut the outer wheel well liners and this lets water in when you tow in rain.

I just found a leak that I have been chasing for two years that occurred only when towing in the rain. I had falsely assumed a roof leak and have been recaulking and sealing. The leak was only there after towing in heavy rain.

I will post up photos and the repair in a separate thread in a few days. I am sure that there are others with this same issue. Looks like they used a jigsaw to cut an inner liner and penetrated the outer liner in the process.
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Thank you Snaken49 and Alan for your responses. I have used North Dallas for some of my work and they do an excellent job. Allan, the leak appeared during the 10 inch downpour over the Thanksgiving Holidays while parked. I have re caulked the window and at Steve's (North Dallas RV) advice am replacing the window gasket on the window where the leak appeared. I am going to also caulk the lower rub rail. Hopefully this will correct the problem. Thanks again for your help.
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Cool! Glad you know the guys at North Dallas RV!


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Okay, all the best and hope you cure the leak in short order.
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Al,

Those are two voids either end of the forward face of the fresh water tank cover. Road spray goes up and over the fresh water tank and the under side of the trailer. I'll fix it when my FW goes back in. Found a guy in Fort Worth who will plastic weld a new fitting on the tank for $35.

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I have re caulked the window and at Steve's (North Dallas RV) advice am replacing the window gasket on the window .
Patrick, I always assumed that a leaky window gasket would produce a puddle in the trough of the window frame. You did not mention seeing that. Am I missing something here?
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Siegmann, you are correct. I failed to mention that there was an excessive amount of water in the trough of the window. Much more than normal condensation. I have since replaced the window gasket, resealed the top of the window and caulked the lower rub rail from fender to fender. If this doesn't work, not for sure what to do next.
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