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Old 08-15-2016, 05:50 PM   #1
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First trip complete. Now have a couple questions

We went to a very local campground for our first trip. Everything was a success overall. I have one issue though. The gutter that catches water on the roof is split into two sections on my Grey Wolf 26BH. I had a TT leaning slightly back so the water would run away from the awning side. It was unbearably hot and humid this past weekend so lots of water produced by the A/C. The issue is water runs down at the split. There was enough produced that it makes it to the spout but as it travels down it also drips down where the two pieces of track are "spliced" together right down to where my shore power is hooked in. Has anyone run into this and how did they fix it? I still have warranty coverage, but what are they really going to do? Silicone it like I would?

Also a secondary item. After dumping my black then gray tanks. I hooked up my black flush line and let it run about 30 minutes open. Water obviously came out the hose, but I never heard anything in particular like a spraying nozzle outside. Should I be able to hear the nozzles spinning and/or spraying?

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Old 08-16-2016, 06:30 AM   #2
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Same issue with gutter. You're exactly right. Silicone. Dealer won't do anything else.

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Old 08-16-2016, 06:37 AM   #3
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Another camper at work mentioned following up with clear flexseal once the silicone dries.

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?? You flushed black water tank after emptying out the gray? I wouldn't do that.
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?? You flushed black water tank after emptying out the gray? I wouldn't do that.
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Also a secondary item. After dumping my black then gray tanks.
I think you may have mis-read that one
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I think you may have mis-read that one
Who misread it? The OP or me? OP says, "After dumping my black then gray tanks. I hooked up my black flush line and let it run about 30 minutes open." So OP flushed black water through his hose after emptying his gray water. Like I said, I would never run black water through a hose without soapy water to flush it. We always do a black water tank flush before emptying gray tank.
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Who misread it? The OP or me? OP says, "After dumping my black then gray tanks. I hooked up my black flush line and let it run about 30 minutes open." So OP flushed black water through his hose after emptying his gray water. Like I said, I would never run black water through a hose without soapy water to flush it. We always do a black water tank flush before emptying gray tank.
I see what you mean now. My apologies. I should have been more clear in my description. I emptied black. Used my flush and finally emptied my gray. I also hosed out my hose before disconnecting from the sewer connection.
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I see what you mean now. My apologies. I should have been more clear in my description. I emptied black. Used my flush and finally emptied my gray. I also hosed out my hose before disconnecting from the sewer connection.
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Don't use silicone. It will eventually fail and you'll be right back leaking again
If there is enough room to get a small piece of tape down into the gutter, I would suggest using a piece of aluminum duct tape...the type of tape used to seal duct work togather at the seams. Very thin, but very sticky, and will hold up under water. If you can get a small piece down into the gutter to bridge the gap, it will solve the leak problem.
If no room to use the tape, use some rubberized roof flashing caulk/adhesive. It's black, will not "harden" (stays flexible), and will seal the gap. Use a small icecream stick to apply it into the gutter and spread it. A caulk tube runs a few 3-4 bucks at Lowes/Home Depot.
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