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Old 10-07-2003, 09:57 AM   #1
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Gray water leak-new twist

I have been researching the gray water tank leak problem and can find no reference to my problem. Since my infamous accident(I have decided to keep the trailer for the time being) I experience a leak which is gray water by default .By that I mean it is nonoffensive. The leak shows up in the floor/carpet in the kitchen/hallway by the head. It seems to stay centralized with respect to width but spreads longitudinaly about 4 feet. Any thoughts Brothers and Sisters?
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The first question that occurs to me is: Is the grey water tank above the floor, or under the floor? If under the floor, it must be a drain line, not the tank itself.

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Re: Gray water leak-new twist

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I have been researching the gray water tank leak problem and can find no reference to my problem. Since my infamous accident(I have decided to keep the trailer for the time being) I experience a leak which is gray water by default .By that I mean it is nonoffensive. The leak shows up in the floor/carpet in the kitchen/hallway by the head. It seems to stay centralized with respect to width but spreads longitudinaly abouy 4 feet. Any toughts Brothers and Sisters?
Yours is the coach that was side swiped right?

It's possble when the coach was hit that the side wall has moved a lot more then you would have expected. Some of the drain fittings are plastic and stress from the collision and the side of the coach being pushed on may have caused the fittings to crack. I would start by tracing back the drain lies from the sink. Even the hose may have cracked where it's clamped to the wall.

It's just going to take laying on the floor and folowing those lines till you find the leak.
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It sounds like the drain line from the kitchen sink to the shower, or the T where the bathroom meets the kitchen drain. The pipe from the kitchen is attached to the inside of the wall up kinda high, with a slope to the tank. If you were sideswiped on the same side as the kitchen this is where I would start.
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Thank you all for the responses. Indeed as I think about it logically, if the carpet is soaked in a very short time it could not really come from the tank itself, could it? The impact was on the roadside but I'm not sure that makes any difference. The T and related pipes make the most sense eh?

As an aside, I had the trailer sold to a guy about 50 miles away. I cleaned it out completely, got the title, manuals and other paperwork together to transfer ownership and he changed his mind 4 hours before he was to pick it up. I'll bet that happens more often than I realize.
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