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Old 09-03-2014, 12:30 PM   #1
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What is this drain?

This morning I noticed a drip under the outside kitchen on our Sunseeker 2860 DS.

I looked underneath and it appears to be some kind of drain that is dripping, can you tell me what this is?

What is this drip? - YouTube


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Old 09-03-2014, 12:33 PM   #2
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Looks like it could be a low point drain for your hot or cold water. There must be a valve of some sort there to tighten.
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:40 PM   #3
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Probably your fresh water tank drain. Just tighten the cap and it should stop leaking.
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:44 PM   #4
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They do look like the low point drains. Not all have valves. My 2012 Lexi just had screw on type plastic caps that screwed onto a plastic threaded portion of the tube. Always dribbled. Cut em off and replaced with a couple of ball valves using pvc cement.
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:46 PM   #5
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I know nothing of your camper however the clue you gave about it being under the outside kitchen tells me it could be the fridge drain.
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:55 PM   #6
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I know nothing of your camper however the clue you gave about it being under the outside kitchen tells me it could be the fridge drain.
With a cap on it?
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Old 09-03-2014, 01:16 PM   #7
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They do look like the low point drains. Not all have valves. My 2012 Lexi just had screw on type plastic caps that screwed onto a plastic threaded portion of the tube. Always dribbled. Cut em off and replaced with a couple of ball valves using pvc cement.
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Yep. Most likely low point drain. Mine does the same....I can tighten it and it is ok for a while then vibrates loose. Seems to leak worse when water pump is on but that does not really make logical sense. I have it on my list to put real valves on mine soon.
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Yep. Most likely low point drain. Mine does the same....I can tighten it and it is ok for a while then vibrates loose. Seems to leak worse when water pump is on but that does not really make logical sense. I have it on my list to put real valves on mine soon.
Nah, leaking more with the water pump on makes perfect sense. You've generally got higher PSI from the water pump than you do in city water, if you're using a basic regulator.

But to the OP's question, I can't tell if that has a cap or not in that video. In total I see 3 drain holes under there, one flush to the bottom, one with no cap, and the one in black that's dripping. The dripping one could be low point drain, if that's cap. Otherwise, that might be a drain tube from a fridge.

The other two drains appear to be the ones to route water away from a slide? If it's like mine, there's a eaves tough just inside the slideout opening to catch leaks or whatnot and route that away.
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There just dosen't seeem to be any consistancy, even within the same model line, as to whether there's a valve or a cap. Just seem they use whatever is lying around the table at the time.
For info, go to Lowes, plumbing, and punch up American Valve, item # 21479. These will fit the lines perfectly. Clean up the pipe ends, and a bit of pvc cement. Will stop the dribble permenantly. Did it to mine a week after I bought the Lexi.
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With a cap on it?
That cap looks just like the fridge drain on my Surveyor.
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