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Old 10-22-2020, 12:50 PM   #1
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Leaking undercarriage

Hello all,

Fairly new to this whole traveling trailer lifestyle and posting threads so bear with me. I have a brand new 2021 274DBH Cherokee travel trailer. Just the other morning I was coming back in and noticed water dripping from underneath, right above the front axel/below where the fridge is. I stuck my hand up there and the whole undercarriage was soaking wet an insulation was too. I also noticed the rear black plastic liner was sagging and there is water back there too. I cut a small hole in it to drain the water but I canít for the life of me figure out what caused it and why. I have had it for less than a month, at a full hookup site. Scheduled to go back to the dealership on the 30th of October. Just wondering if anyone else had this issue and what the solution was for it. Thanks
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Old 10-22-2020, 01:38 PM   #2
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I would start tracing water lines to find the leak. It is likely at a connection somewhere. look under all sinks, shower pans, outside hose connections etc..
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Old 10-22-2020, 01:45 PM   #3
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I would take it back to the dealer for warranty repairs. You've got a new rig and replacing the insulation under the rig is going to be time consuming and expensive.
They can help locate the leak and repair it too.
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Old 10-22-2020, 02:04 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum from the Space Coast of Florida.

I had this problem but it was in the front. It was due to some of the plastic fitting cracking. I donít live in cold weather so I know it was not a freezing issue. Do you live in a place that has gone below freezing yet?

Mine was caused, Iím sure by high pressure from a campground water supply. I was in a campground and my pressure regulator acted up and allowed the pressure to rise to 80psi. What is your water pressure at your site? If you donít know make sure you use a pressure regulator.

As someone noted, you need to trace water lines. The underbelly that is sagging could be the place to start.
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