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Old 05-11-2012, 02:22 PM   #1
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More Water Woes

Hello Everyone,
Was hoping that my first post would be a pleasant one but here we go.
Took out my new Roo 21ss for our first trip last weekend. After setting up, saw a continous drip of water from under the inlet area, carpet in front of the slide-out was soaking wet. Looked around, opened up the false wall hiding the pump and found that the connector to the pump was leaking. Tightened that, flow stopped and set about drying the carpet with a space heater. Went out to Dinner Saturday night and returned to water on the bathroom floor. Opened the wall in the cabinet below the sink and found water but no leak there. Tried under the refrigerator and then looked at the sink. Connector on the cold water tap leaking profusely as soon as it's turned on. Dried up the water, tired to fix the problem and left a foil pan there so that I could hear the drip if it coninued. A few miutes later it did. Went back under there (pretty tight for a big guy) and tried again. Worked this time. Didn't use the cold water again. Packed up and headed back to the dealer on Sunday morning. Picking up the trailer tomorrow. Totally stressed out. Think these leaks may have started during the prep so I'm unsure of the amount of damage. Looking for a replacement or else I'm driving it over the Border to FR.

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Old 05-11-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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Hi Bobby,
I moved your post to its own thread.

I am sorry to hear about your problems. I had a similar link under the sink and finally was able to fix it myself and I agree, a very tight fit.

I wish you the best and hope there is not permanent damage from the leak.

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Old 05-11-2012, 03:22 PM   #3
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There might be higher water pressure where you were this weekend, vs. where you did the prep. Small leaks will appear when higher pressures are encountered. One "fix" is to use a pressure reducing inlet valve set to a pressure that you KNOW is good for your own unit. If you are on a well, at home, it's likley that your home pressure doesn't exceed 50 psi, but pressures well over 60 psi are found on many water systems. And if you happen to be near the end of the system, "water hammer", from someone rapidly closing a major valve, can cause leaks to appear where there previously was no leak.
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Old 05-11-2012, 07:02 PM   #4
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did you have a water pressure regulator on the FW hose?
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