Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-23-2014, 09:45 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 45
Water Drip

I can't get the hose connection to my 2015 Freedom Express to stop dripping. Tried two washers, still dripped. Appears to be from around the hose threads. Older hose, new trailer, any suggestions?

hydrope is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2014, 09:52 PM   #2
Senior Member
QCCowboy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 880
Either try a new hose (you said this was and older one) or put a new end on it. I just had this problem last weekend and luckily I keep a spare end with me in the camper. After installing, no more leak.

Jack of all trades - Master of none
2012 F350 CC DRW - 6.7L PSD
2014 Sabre 36QBOK
QCCowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2014, 07:45 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 9,944
Have you tried using some teflon tape on the threads?
Wiscampsin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2014, 04:17 PM   #4
Camper Less Camping
Cajun Po-Boy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NW
Posts: 3,642
Originally Posted by Wiscampsin View Post
Have you tried using some teflon tape on the threads?
2013 Sabre 32RCTS-6 (sold)
Family of 4 whose always on the GEAUX!
Cajun Po-Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2014, 04:43 PM   #5
Weezer's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 3,220
Dunno what I'd do without Teflon tape. I use it for so many applications there's never any around when DH needs it for something.

Even used it to wrap around the grooves of the bumper plugs, then tapped the plugs in with a rubber hammer. They haven't budged since then.

I've used it on stripped screws for various issues here at the S&B as well.

Absolutely, I'd try Teflon tape on the male end threads of the water hose. We had the same annoying drip on a NEW hose for the V-Lite fresh water supply.

If age is a state of mind, and I've lost my mind, I'm AGELESS, right?
Give me 40 acres and I'll turn this rig around:
Flagstaff 5er 2014 8528 IKWS, Platinum Package, Regency Interior "Buffy"
F250 Super Duty 2013 Tuxedo Black "Biff"
Days camped 2014: 30
Weezer 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

» Featured Campgrounds

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

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:12 PM.