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Old 10-23-2017, 03:53 PM   #1
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SOS - 2015 mini-lite leak

Stuck in a frog strangler in SW Virginia and water is starting to seep in from the hot water heater wall. I thought the blowing rain might be coming in from the hot water vent so I blocked that. Can't see anything in the trunk. I thought it might be plumbing but it increases with the intensity of the rain. I thought with these pressure sealed walls, there wouldn't be a way for it to wick from the roof to the floor. Any suggestions?

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Old 10-23-2017, 04:00 PM   #2
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The water heater cover is not immune to blowing rain, but the unit itself behind the cover should be sealed with the walls especially along the bottom. If you have a fridge with a roof vent nearby blowing rain can enter that way,


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Old 10-23-2017, 04:19 PM   #3
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Thanks, the fridge is on the back of this trailer, so I am ruling it out. This is going to be a tough one to find unless there is something obvious on the roof or when I or someone more flexible can look behind the heater. Supposed to head for home tomorrow and it should be a dry drive.
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:08 AM   #4
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Update- I soaked both windows and put a hose full blast on the roof in several locations and couldn't duplicate the leak. I also managed to squeeze my old fat body into the trunk and couldn't see any evidence of water or past water damage. Time to check with the dealer I guess.
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