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Old 03-28-2012, 12:04 PM   #31
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Hydraulic Leak

Removing "cap filter" removes all chance of filtering incoming air (and dirt) during jack/slide deployment. Whats needed is a substitute media which will filter the trash ffrom inrushing air and save the hyraulic system. Same time less pressure drop across the filter will result in no fluid leaving the tank.
This cap is close to the dirty, dusty surface below. Just parking can create invisable clouds.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:55 PM   #32
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point well taken... just no action out there ... thanks
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:38 PM   #33
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Think you're on the right track, and proved reduced air flow resistance = no outflow. Maybe Lippert would now help knowing this new proven info give them new direction. This ain't no 1 micron filter but hey have means to test pressure drop across different filter material. I gotta believe lots of owners have questioned/complained.
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:43 PM   #34
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I have the same problem with my 2012 George town 378,glad I found this post,mine is leaking from cap.I have used my coach 4 days ,been in shop 4 days.Had rear air replace,and slide repair,got home and found fluid leak. problem # 12 on my list for a month old coach.
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:23 AM   #35
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Here is a picture of my 2012 tank. It looks as if the cap is different.
Is this cap like the ones that are leaking?
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:15 AM   #36
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Here is a picture of my 2012 tank. It looks as if the cap is different.
Is this cap like the ones that are leaking?

Hey Iggy
good pic... when you took the picture was the cap screwed down tight ? sounds dumb i know, but looks like it sits higher than mine if it is....
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I have the same problem with my 2012 George town 378,glad I found this post,mine is leaking from cap.I have used my coach 4 days ,been in shop 4 days.Had rear air replace,and slide repair,got home and found fluid leak. problem # 12 on my list for a month old coach.

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Been following your adventures, we have same rig, it just sounds to me your dealer did a lousy job of prep, when dealers get these things theres a good 4-5 day prep time an lots for them to do , they don't come from manufacture ready to roll .... we have had very few adjustments on ours, just keep on it, don't get discouraged, watch everything an get it right back to dealer, you'll get to the end of it an things will be as they should .. the reservoir leak, please keep us all informed, as this appears to be a engineering problem from LCI
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:22 AM   #38
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I added about a 2" extension,the sponge in mine was soaked with fluid.Ran main slide and fluid went up about 1 half inch in extension.Used a part i had in my shop,bought at Home Depot,it was used to connect to water hose type threads which is what the cap has. Put o-ring on male end.
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do you have a pic before you put it in tank ? thanks
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