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Old 03-25-2018, 04:25 PM   #1
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Water Leaking from Underbelly while filling freshwater tank ?

2016 FR Vibe 221RBS I have never used the freshwater tank before.
I decided to fill it while dewinterizing today. Hooked up the hose and while it was filling water was dipping all down the side of the underbelly.
The underbelly is completely sealed up.

Where is the air venting could it be coming from there. ?

How hard is it to remove the underbelly, screws are rusty ?

Is there anything that could be damaged by this leak, after filling it stopped.

Any advice appreciated.
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:04 PM   #2
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2016 FR Vibe 221RBS I have never used the freshwater tank before.
I decided to fill it while dewinterizing today. Hooked up the hose and while it was filling water was dipping all down the side of the underbelly.
The underbelly is completely sealed up.

Where is the air venting could it be coming from there. ?

How hard is it to remove the underbelly, screws are rusty ?

Is there anything that could be damaged by this leak, after filling it stopped.

Any advice appreciated.
How did you know it was full? There should be a visible overflow hose. Clear or white. Should also be a drain hose nearby with a valve or cap on the end.
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Old 03-25-2018, 06:35 PM   #3
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It never got to full because I shut it off because of the leaking.

But I solved the problem. under bathroom sink took a panel off and the pex connection to the outlet where you hook up the hose was not even finger tight.
Tightened and no more leak.
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Old 03-26-2018, 07:05 AM   #5
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We discovered a leak on our 2109s on first full. The tank on the 2015 model is exposed. Traced the leak to a level sensor. Tightened the sensor a bit to compress the rubber seal more, problem solved.
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It never got to full because I shut it off because of the leaking.

But I solved the problem. under bathroom sink took a panel off and the pex connection to the outlet where you hook up the hose was not even finger tight.
Tightened and no more leak.
Lucky you.
My leak was from a screw driven straight into the fill hose...down through a cabinet, through the floor and into the hose. A pain to repair, but no more leaks.
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Old 03-26-2018, 05:39 PM   #7
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It never got to full because I shut it off because of the leaking.

But I solved the problem. under bathroom sink took a panel off and the pex connection to the outlet where you hook up the hose was not even finger tight.
Tightened and no more leak.
Good save.

Take notice that water was trapped in my toilet water valve, at winterizing, prepping the trailer for trip and leak at toilet, had to replace split water valve on toilet.
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Good advice here. Lots of opportunities for a leak. I had a missing pex plug. Left off from the dealer set up. We were several hours away and they shipped two and took care of the problem.
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:20 PM   #9
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2017 Flagstaff FLT 832IKBS.. Had a similar issue today filling/sanitizing my fresh water tank getting ready to head out in couple weeks. Filled the tank all the way full then heard a drip, drip hitting the underpinning. Found the leak under the barhroom sink coming from the blue pixs line going to the 90 elbow. But here's the question: How did the water get to the water lines under the bathroom sink. No ground power, no battery power was on. I filled the tank nice and slow allowing air pressure to escape as I have always one in the past. I'm sure it has something to do with pressure.
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:39 PM   #10
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Last year, my drip was a cracked tank fill tube.
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