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Old 12-20-2015, 08:37 PM   #1
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Bathroom Sink drain...

So, went out to the trailer today to do some stuff of which plumbing was NOT on the list... Got to the trailer and turned on the water at the spigot. Went inside and turned on the bathroom faucet to let the water run for a bit then went to open the slide...

Slide wouldnít open - it would slide out a few inches then stop. So, I went outside to check to see what the problem was. Nothing amiss, nothing blocking it, etc., etc. On my way back in to the trailer, I noticed water dripping from between the rear tire and the water compartment (if it were in the summer with the AC running, wouldnít think a thing about it). Only thing going on in that vicinity was the bathroom sink... Thatís not good...

I opened the cabinet door and checked the water hoses and drain around the sink - nothing... following down the drain pipe, my hand gets wet. What had happened was the drain pipe, I guess over time, had stressed and sheared apart, as if it twisted apart. I canít imagine what kind of stress would have caused it to break apart as it did. From the discoloration around the break (all threaded), the fracture had been there for some time.

It appears as if the water dripped directly on the wheel well and ran down between the floor and wheel well enclosure and then out to the ground. I say drip but it was more like a flow of half the drain content when the water was turned on...

Quick trip to Ace for a new drain pipe and all is repaired. Went back to open the slide and it opened perfectly, like there had never been a problem... Itís amazing how problems manifest themselves. If only things could talk, what would they say...?
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