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Old 07-03-2014, 08:33 AM   #1
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First time water leak.. Advice

I'm at a campground and this morning I noticed water coming out of the bottom of my AS.. It's between the two tires on the street side. It's a heavy drip, but not quite a stream. On the inside it's a little damp under the set is drawers beneath the microwave.. I have a '91 Excella...

I'm a newbie to RV's and don't know what to do. Is there any advice that you can give me on tracking down this leak?

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Old 07-03-2014, 08:50 AM   #2
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If the air-conditioning was turned on it might be from the condensation line.
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Old 07-03-2014, 09:18 AM   #3
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There is a rubber tube that drains the condensate from AC that normally ends somewhere in the street side wheel well, but that does not explain the damp floor.

If it is not raining, the leak must be coming from the plumbing.



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Old 07-03-2014, 09:20 AM   #4
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The drip is between the two tires on the street side? It may be time to replace the short piece of tubing that connects the fresh water tank to the water tank drain valve. If the drip is from the AC drain, it will be forward of the front tire; if the drip is coming from the edge of the frame between the wheels, it may be the drain valve connection. Filling the fresh water tank too quickly exacerbates the problem. This has been addressed in a previous thread, with pictures...
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:57 AM   #5
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I just found the leak. There is a "T"connection in the plumbing that has a visible leak.. I have outfitted it with a thick plastic bag to divert the water away from the flooring, and will only turn on the water when needed. My husband is coming up tonight so hopefully he can fix it.. At least it's fairly accessible..

Yikes, that was a shocker when I saw water coming out of the bottom of the AS..


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Old 07-03-2014, 11:08 PM   #6
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Good news. Now it can be fixed!
I still have some Polybutylene (PB) plumbing and the fittings are frangible. Unfortunately stuff generally breaks when you're at a campground and your tools are at home!
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