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Old 06-25-2019, 03:26 PM   #1
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Leaking roof/AC

Had water leaking down wall and from light fixtures. NO rain so i know its coming from the condensation on front A/C. I dont think it froze up either? The air flow never slowed? The unit/trailer is brand new. Only third time out. We were on a 7 day trip. didnt leak untill last two nights in Tyler TX. Very humid, but still shouldnt have leaked inside. Trailer was level. Anyone have any issues with stopped drains, cracked drains or any other reason i have water running into trailer? Looking for options that i can try and look at before i haul it to the service center.
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Old 06-25-2019, 03:56 PM   #2
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Might help to know what RV you have?

Depending on if it's leaking into the ceiling at the gasket seal and running back into the ceiling and into the lights and down the wall, or it could be a seam on the roof leaking and letting the condensation into the roof.

Did you pull the grate off to see if you could tell where it's coming from?
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Old 06-25-2019, 04:17 PM   #3
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Might help to know what RV you have?

Depending on if it's leaking into the ceiling at the gasket seal and running back into the ceiling and into the lights and down the wall, or it could be a seam on the roof leaking and letting the condensation into the roof.

Did you pull the grate off to see if you could tell where it's coming from?
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Nothing from bottom. Dry around unit. Coming from the top would be my guess Also from light leak and side wall would guess itís coming from area of the unit. Just not sure exactly where or why.
Again new unit. Didnít mention it poured rain on me for two night prior and no issues.
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Old 06-25-2019, 04:50 PM   #4
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Sounds like your condensation pan is not working as it should

https://www.exploreusa.com/blog/leak...ips-to-fix-it/
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Old 06-25-2019, 07:20 PM   #5
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Sounds like your condensation pan is not working as it should

https://www.exploreusa.com/blog/leak...ips-to-fix-it/

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Old 06-25-2019, 07:34 PM   #6
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Mine did that and I cleaned the filter and all was well. Sounds simple but it worked. They get a little dirty and it will cause condisation.
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Old 06-26-2019, 09:04 AM   #7
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Mine did that and I cleaned the filter and all was well. Sounds simple but it worked. They get a little dirty and it will cause condisation.

Yeah i tried that. Was hoping that was it, they were a little dirty. But it still leaked.

Going to pull cover tonight and look at pan. Didnt have time yesterday.

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Old 06-27-2019, 09:15 AM   #8
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UPDATE

As you can see in the pictures the "ducting" from supply was not in the correct spot. I believe the cold air mixing with the warm air (return) was causing condensation inside the unit were it shouldn't have been. I have it duct taped for now until i can come up with a permanent solution. i also tightened the mount screws a little to help in case it was condensation on roof leaking through gasket. I was surprised how lose they were. I ran the unit over night and did not see any other condensation inside the trailer. fingers crossed
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UPDATE

As you can see in the pictures the "ducting" from supply was not in the correct spot. I believe the cold air mixing with the warm air (return) was causing condensation inside the unit were it shouldn't have been. I have it duct taped for now until i can come up with a permanent solution. i also tightened the mount screws a little to help in case it was condensation on roof leaking through gasket. I was surprised how lose they were. I ran the unit over night and did not see any other condensation inside the trailer. fingers crossed

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i also tightened the mount screws a little to help in case it was condensation on roof leaking through gasket. I was surprised how lose they were. I ran the unit over night and did not see any other condensation inside the trailer. fingers crossed
They're supposed to be tightened to 45 in/lbs which is about 4 ft/lbs so that's not very tight.
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