Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-27-2012, 09:59 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 57
Help solve a water mystery - please.

We have a 290 RLT Crusader. Last April we discovered water damage on the right side of the lower kitchen cabinet. There was indication of water damage on the underside of the kitchen counter. There was also damage along the bottom of the rounded wall and along the bottom of the bottom step to the bedroom. Our dealer resealed the kitchen sink and thought there was also water leaking from the top of the shower when showering and added caulking around the top of the shower. All areas were repaired and replaced under warranty by Prime Time. This fall in preparation for a trip south we took the rig to the dealership. Once again they found water damage on the right side of the lower kitchen cabinet. They checked for a water leak by pressurizing the system and also checked all areas for possible leaks. NOTHING. We have been vigilant about drying off the kitchen counter since the first experience. At no time have we found water on the floor in any of these areas.The dealership is at a lose as to what to try next. Prime Time is getting in touch with the dealership to hopefully add some tech support. In the meantime I was wondering if any owners have had similar issues and found the source. Both Prime Time and our dealership are anxious to solve this problem. Thanks for any help.

portliz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 08:16 PM   #2
Junior Member
Beaver Believer's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 11
Not sure if this is the same issue, but we have the 298 bhd and had water coming in through a poorly sealed stove vent, on the very first day we had the unit. Water all over counter, down the wall, in the drawer under the counter and on the floor under the drawer. Had it revealed and have not had a problem since.

Beaver Believer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 09:32 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Brewerton, NY
Posts: 329
Fridge drain maybe? and i am completely tossing this one out there...

2015 Dodge 2500 Big Horn 4x4 6.4 HEMI
2015 Grand Designs Reflections 323 BHS
Reese 16K Quick Slide with Factory Rail Kit Option
kozzy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 10:14 PM   #4
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 57
Thanks for any suggestions. I know water can run but we have never seen water anywhere. Neither the stove or frig are any where near where the damage is showing but we are open to any possibilities.

Any other experiences?
portliz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-2012, 06:57 AM   #5
Junior Member
markndeb's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 12
We had a water issue, found that it was coming from the shower, the lower corners at the walls, carpet in our bedroom would be wet after the shower was used. There was a small unsealed corner of the glass wall where the bottom track met the verticle frame. Caulked the corner and no more leaks. You mght to check it out.
Mark, Debie & Belle the wonder dog
2013 Prime Time Crusader 36 ft 5er
2008 Chevy Silverado 2500HD crew cab, 6.0L
Mark, KB9OPW
markndeb is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:29 AM.