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Old 06-19-2014, 08:30 PM   #11
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Look in your owner's "bag" (where all the manuals are). You will probably find a think that looks like this:

That is your water filter wrench you need to use this to make sure your filter housing is snug and secure...

I got $5 that sez the PDI Tech did NOT use this when your unit was prepped (I say this because our PDI tech made us use the wrench to put the filter in so we would know how to do it )

Now, assuming the above is true, I would march back to my dealer and have them take care of all the potential damages to your unit. Take photos now if you haven't already!

If your carpet was soaked almost 100% positive you will have mold. If it soaked your linoleum, almost 100% positive you will have underfloor rot.

Sorry this happened to you - it was a pi$$-poor PDI that caused this
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:15 PM   #12
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The guy that did my PDI was good, but I'm glad he did not put it on cause he was learning and might have messed something up. I put mine on and checked it multiple times. I used the tool and also my hands. My problem is that I over tighten stuff. Hope the camper is ok.

Can fans be used and products like damp-rid to help clean up?
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:22 PM   #13
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Open it all up and air it out, it will be fine. You are not the first or last to have a flood in your camper.
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:29 PM   #14
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Yeah open every window and turn on the fans for about a hour or so. Don't bother with the DampRid until you button up.

If you are not inside, one possible thing is to turn on the furnace and set at 80 deg with the damp rid there to remove any humidity
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Plug it in, and crank the AC down, and let it run. Fans and a good dehumidifier will fix it up also. A single time shouldn't mess anything up. It is the un noticed leaks, that stay wet for a long time that are the problem. In those cases, to late you find out you have a problem.
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Same thing just happened to me this week. My rv is parked in my driveway now with 3 fans running wide open to make sure everything is bone dry. After searching the forums, I found that when the water filter housing is put on, you have to tighten it initially and then push up on it to get it in another "slot" where you can then tighten it properly. My manual did not explain this. Pretty sure it was loose from the winterizing process this past winter and just happened to loosen up enough from the drive to the campground to lead to the massive leak on day 3 of our outing.
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:00 PM   #17
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Plug it in, and crank the AC down, and let it run. Fans and a good dehumidifier will fix it up also. A single time shouldn't mess anything up. It is the un noticed leaks, that stay wet for a long time that are the problem. In those cases, to late you find out you have a problem.
No! No A/C! Heat draws out the moisture and the DampRid will soak up the moisture.
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:14 PM   #18
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fyi. many different options.
DampRid 10.5-oz. Refillable Moisture Absorber-FG01K at The Home Depot
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Look in your owner's "bag" (where all the manuals are). You will probably find a think that looks like this:

That is your water filter wrench you need to use this to make sure your filter housing is snug and secure...

I got $5 that sez the PDI Tech did NOT use this when your unit was prepped (I say this because our PDI tech made us use the wrench to put the filter in so we would know how to do it )

Now, assuming the above is true, I would march back to my dealer and have them take care of all the potential damages to your unit. Take photos now if you haven't already!

If your carpet was soaked almost 100% positive you will have mold. If it soaked your linoleum, almost 100% positive you will have underfloor rot.

Sorry this happened to you - it was a pi$$-poor PDI that caused this
Yes that wrench thing! The campground owner used that to hold it in place wedged the handle behind some tubing and wires. He could not believe when then canister was actually turning and unscrewing itself right before our eyes! I have no idea if it was installed properly. Our PDI Was decent and knowledgeable. But we didn't unscrew the canister during the walk through.
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:24 PM   #20
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It's been pretty cool, chilly for me pretty much all day with a steady breeze, we are in Lincoln nh. So all the windows have been open all day. I wedged two towels under the slide out rug to try and draw out the dampness. Damn I should have known things started off too good!
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