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Old 06-11-2016, 03:46 PM   #1
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water in furnace vents

not sure if anybody had this happen, but if you get water down your furnace vents, where does it end up and how much damage would it incur
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Old 06-11-2016, 03:59 PM   #2
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How much and how did it get in the furnace vents?
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Old 06-11-2016, 04:33 PM   #3
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Depends how much. The duct work is not well sealed water would just find its way out they the vents in the bottom.
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Old 06-11-2016, 04:56 PM   #4
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Just park it on a hill and it will drain from the rear most duct. They are not waterproof. I used gallons of bleach water to clean mice dropping and urine odor in my ductwork. A wet vacuum got the solids out.
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Old 06-11-2016, 05:45 PM   #5
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thanks for the replies....my wifes sister was visiting us when we were in Fla and we went out for dinner and she left the water run in the bathroom sink....came back to water running out the bottom of the motorhome. Pulling out the carpet and checking the floors, but wasnt sure about the furnace vents
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Old 06-11-2016, 07:17 PM   #6
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...They are not waterproof...
Mine are all made of aluminum foil with a plastic liner and will hold water until either wiped out, drained or the water evaporates. OP's might be different, but being a FR product, I have my doubts.
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Old 06-12-2016, 12:58 PM   #7
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Sorry for your loss.

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thanks for the replies....my wifes sister was visiting us when we were in Fla and we went out for dinner and she left the water run in the bathroom sink....came back to water running out the bottom of the motorhome. Pulling out the carpet and checking the floors, but wasnt sure about the furnace vents
I've never been able to trust guest in an RV if they are not really familiar with them. Don't know the age of your SIL, but no excuse for leaving water running. Good luck.
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Old 06-12-2016, 02:15 PM   #8
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Sorry to hear of your problems.
We learned a long time ago to always shut off the hose bib valve when leaving the site for any length of time.
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I had that, ended up being a crack in the pump and when I hooked to city water, it would run down the frame and go into the furnace vents.
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