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Old 10-09-2018, 11:43 AM   #11
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A gallon of water is not a condensation problem especially not if it is pooling on the exterior of the canvas. I'm pretty sure if you bought it new you have a 5yr roof warranty. Nor should you ever see condensation on the walls when it is closed and stored. Normally a few packets of Damp-x or whatever name brand you buy will be more than sufficient to control any humidity problems.
There are only a few places where water could be infiltrating your roof. It could be the caulking around the fantastic fan, the gasket for the AC unit if you have one, the seams where the roof meets the sidewalls or the corner moldings. Other than those it is either a roof puncture or an improper seal when closed.
The furnace is a sealed unit and it takes air from the outside for combustion and vents the wastes byproducts(including water condensation) outdoors as well. Unless you have a bad heat exchanger, the furnace will NEVER introduce water condensation into your camper. Try using a heater buddy on a cold night and see how much condensation forms inside your camper.

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Old 10-09-2018, 02:58 PM   #12
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I agree that it's due to a leak, NOT condensation. Especially for that much water.
I owned two popups and never had condensation while stored, nor that much water.

Sorry to say but that's why most of us don't recommend extended warranties. The fine print usually eliminates the usual expensive stuff from coverage, like roof leaks and delamination.

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Old 10-10-2018, 07:43 PM   #13
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I agree, roof leak!! I also live in the Ohio valley. My pup is parked outside most of the summer. Never have I opened it with condensation inside! Always very dry when closed up.
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:59 PM   #14
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A leak and condensation are entirely different things. This is a leak.

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Old 10-10-2018, 07:59 PM   #15
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Well, I would think the popup would also have a roof leak when it was deployed... have you ever had the popup open in the rain or hosed it down with water while someone else is inside looking for this leak?

Might want to do that while the weather is still nice...

I still am stuck on your use of the word condensation...
I started to notice this summer that there was condensation in the camper when opening. The condensation is on roof along back wall then up the side with slide and there would be about a gallon of water on canvas.
Condensation forms as small droplets of water like dew over a wide area, a puddle of water would form from a leak... but no matter... this water collection no matter what you call it needs some investigation before the weather turns bad... otherwise you will have a big headache come spring time.

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