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Old 09-01-2014, 03:12 PM   #1
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Water leak under shower, damage?

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We. It iced water on the floor in our bunk area today. After investigation we found thiseak, appears to be from the elbow of the shower drain. Any idea what kind of under belly/floor damage this could cause? The depression in the floor was about 3" deep, surrounded by foam and the bottom speared to be plywood. We scooped out all the water and dried with towels.
Have had unit 11 months. Taking it in for dealer to investigate when they open again this week. Most worried about areas it seeped to that we can't see; like mold, soft areas, etc . Should still have warranty coverage on this type issue.


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Old 09-01-2014, 07:23 PM   #2
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iPhone typos fixed here, sorry for the mess in the original post.

We discovered water on the floor in our bunk area today at the end of a 4 day trip. After investigation we found this leak, which appears to be from the elbow of the shower drain. There were about 5 showers taken in the RV (kids went to the camp facilities)

Any idea what kind of under belly/floor damage this could cause?

The depression in the floor where the water collected was about 3" deep, surrounded by foam and the bottom appeared to be plywood. We scooped out all the water and dried with towels.
We have had unit 11 months. Taking it in for dealer to investigate when they open again this week. Most worried about areas it seeped to that we can't see; like mold, soft areas, etc . Should still have warranty coverage on this type issue, but am wondering what to look for and how far to expect the shop to investigate this type of leak. Does this involve removing the underbelly or replacing the floor?

Thanks for any suggestions or help offered!
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Underbelly definitely needs to come off, which should give access to the P-trap area as well. You'll probably find some water in there too. It should be covered under warranty. I have a feeling a lot more water soaked items will be found. Bad thing is, that is such a simple thing to go wrong, yet can cause a ton of damage. Might want to check everything else to make sure there are no more water leak gremlins. For now, break out the fans and maybe a dehumidifier, try to dry it out and prevent any further damage.

In the future, that's one of the many things that should be done in a PDI. We take things apart to access everything we can to prove that nothing leaks. For those areas we can't access, we start cutting walls and start installing access panels. I caught most of our plumbing leaks before we stayed the first night in ours.
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