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Old 08-28-2020, 08:24 PM   #1
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Water leak behind refrigerator in new Geo Pro

Today while inspecting my new trailer (only my third camping trip) I discovered a small amount of water in the insulation near the bottom of the rear right corner of the refrigerator (side next to the flue).

I checked the seal around the drain tube where it exits the back of the refrigerator. That looked normal.

However, the drain tube appeared to be routed in a way that water accumulated in the tube. While the tube initially sloped down from the refrigerator, it sloped back up hill where it finally exited at the rear vent.

I rerouted the tube so that it would have a continuous downward slope toward the vent cover and have a positive drain. I dried out the insulation and wood and will continue to monitor the area for any further moisture accumulation.

Because I didn't see any reason for a leak coming out the back of the refrigerator box, I don't know what else to look for.

We had a fair amount of rain this past week, but the water was isolated to a very small area, so I don't suspect that rain was driven in through the exterior wall vents.

Has anyone else had any experience with leaks from the refrigerator area?
Nikki, My Black Lab and Travel Buddy
2020 Rockwood Geo Pro G19QB
2016 Nissan Frontier SV 4WD
AF&AM, Lodge #584 of North Carolina
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