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Old 11-21-2011, 02:55 PM   #1
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kitchen faucet leak

I have a 2011 31kbhss Puma trailer and the kitchen faucet is leaking water underneath in the cabinet. I cant see where it is coming from. All the connections are tight and dry. I have owned this for 7 months and have only used it 2 times. Any ideas on what to do?
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:23 PM   #2
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Wipe the pipes completely dry, wait a minute or so and then SLOWLY run your fingers along the pipes, checking for water on your finger tips every few inches. Take a good flashlight or drop light under the sink with you and have someone standing near with the Bandaids when you smack your noggin on the way out.

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Old 11-28-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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you have to remember that when fr built our campers they didn't use the best of everything and they have this weight thing we replaced both the kitchen and the bathroom fausets with some much higher quality ones bought at our local menards store work great and look real good very easy to change out around 15mins for each one
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:31 PM   #4
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Clear out the cabinet below the sink, dry off the area below the leak and lay paper towels down and watch. If it doesn't leak without water flowing turn on each valve and watch for the drip. It may be leaking from the drain.

Once you find the leak fixing it should be easy, may be as simple as snugging up a loose nut or replacing a washer.
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Old 11-29-2011, 07:36 AM   #5
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And sometimes a leak is nonexistant until the hot water heater puts pressure in the lines...
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:02 AM   #6
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Another possible source of leaks is a poorly mounted faucet or even a sink. If they are mounted without proper sealants or gaskets and you slop water around the base, they will leak. Check for a faucet that moves around.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:17 AM   #7
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also you on tank water or city water? i had to put a regulator in because the city pressure was past 85 psi some times!! even then say you have a shower, the built in check valve makes the pressure in the lines build up when it has finished heating up all the fresh water in the 6gallon hot water heater!
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