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Old 07-07-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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SV305 Leak

Hello, we just went camping this past weekend and took a heavy rain for about four days. On the second day, we noticed a leak on the floor by the master bth bed side... as you may know, on the 305 model where the master bed is, there is no plumbing nor it is close to a slide out and no outside access from under bed; Still checking the walls, the window and all around, it was dry... water was coming up from the floor, and sharing the same wall is the storage area which was leaking as well. Have you had this happen to you?
Can you please help us find the source of this leak?
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:11 PM   #2
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Isn't the trailer still under warranty ? I would contact the dealer as soon as possible.
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:50 PM   #3
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Isn't the trailer still under warranty ? I would contact the dealer as soon as possible.
Nope, we are the second owners.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:09 PM   #4
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Did you check the roof at all ? You are most probably looking for a small crack at the sealant on the roof .... And the windows, they are prone to leaking as well.

One thing is for sure, you need to find the source and fix it asap. I would put an electric heater and dry all the wet areas as soon as I could.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:10 PM   #5
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The leak may be draining down the inside of the wall, then comming out on the floor. If there is a window near that area, check the seal on the outside. Generally, there is a gasket which should be compressed between the window frame and trailer side. If the window isn't fitted properly (maybe it has wiggled out over time) the gasket won't hold water. It doesn't take much to have a leak through there (ask me how I know!) You can seal this up with silicone sealant.

Check the interior wall surface. Any sign of bubbling, or pimples, likely indicates water damage in that area.

As Goomph mentioned, check the roof seals.

Also keep in mind that water can travel sideways, so the leak may not be directly above where you found water on the floor.

Good luck!
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