First Window Leak
Last Friday more before leaving on our vacation I went out to to the RV to start loading the food in the fridge. Normally I leave the the RV plugged into a 120V outlet in the garage just to cool down the fridge before we leave. When I opened the door on the RV I noticed that my AC Voltage monitor that I leave plugged in by the door was off. So I went back into the garage to make sure that no one pulled the plug, it was still in. I then checked pulled the the 30A cable out from under the RV and checked to make sure the adapter was tight which it was so I pulled it apart and saw that one of the terminals on the plug was a bit scorched and the rubber was slightly melted (see attached).
So now I went back into the RV, put my hand on the counter while going in and it was all wet. Here there was a stream of water coming from the window, flowing down the counter, over the control panel and behind the AC line voltage monitor. I pulled the monitor out and a fair amount of water came out of the outlet with it. As it turned out we had just gotten about a 15 minutes of a windy down pore. Why I never saw a leak before was was a bit strange but then this was the first time I had my unit up on the levelers in front of my house and the awning was not down, so may be the angle of the unit while being level played a part in the leak. ??? At any rate, I checked the breaker in the bedroom which was fine however the the GFI outlet in the bathroom had tripped so I reset that, dried out the outlet and then plugged it all back together and things were working again.
So now my questions. Why would the 30A plug get damaged if the GFI had tripped? I would have thought that it would have tripped before the the damage occurred? Also is the damage on the plug bad enough to warrant replacement? It seemed to work well enough this weekend, but I have a concern going forward and thought maybe I should submit a warranty claim to have it replaced.
Then there is the window. Not sure if this was a freak event or not so I got my hose out and used the shower setting to wet down the window for 5 mins from the top and sides. Sure enough, water started to leak through at the low point corner This will definitely require another trip back to the dealer to have it looked at. The way these windows are constructed just seems to invite leaks but from previous posts it sounds like the fact that they don't sit flush to the body is the way they are designed to work. ????