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Old 06-11-2015, 04:39 PM   #1
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Water leak under fridge during rain

Hi all! After owning a pop up for 7 years, our family finally decided to upgrade to a travel trailer. Three weeks ago we purchased a 2013 Surveyor Sport 260bh in seemingly excellent condition from a private owner. Unfortunately, in the first three days we discovered that it leaks during rain.

During any rain, water leaks under the fridge an into the cabinet and out between joints under the fridge unit- which is part of the slide out. We have conducted several experiments with the good ol garden hose over to locate the source. It appears that the water may be coming in through the external fridge vent(s) on the side of the unit. I have re caulked around the vents and around the screws inside the vent, to no avail.

The unit is being taken to a dealer on Monday, but thought maybe some of you veteran campers may have experienced this before and could lend advice?

Here is a shot of the leaking area:
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Old 06-11-2015, 04:44 PM   #2
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I had a unit about 10 years ago on which the outside access panel for the refrigerator was mounted upside down. It's a long shot, but any chance you could post a close-up photo of the panel?
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:00 PM   #3
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X2 your pic came over 180 deg out, maybe the cover is also.
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ID:	79659Thanks for the feedback! Here is a photo of the vent. I do not believe it is upside down.


Ok, I have attempted to fix the orientation of this photo in several different ways, but the picture is upside down. This is the lower vent, the upper is installed in the same manner.
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Fyi when taking a picture with a cell phone you MUST hold phone sideways with 5he bottom of your phone in you left hand. "Landscape"

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In order for the orientation to be right if pic is taken in portrait mode "phone up and down" you must go into your photos select photo and then crop it .
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Thanks for the tip TURBS and for fixing my photos. Much appreciated!
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:27 PM   #9
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I'd look at roof vent.
Is it even there?

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