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Old 08-18-2016, 12:27 PM   #1
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Shower sewer odor.

Just for info.
We keep smelling sewer oder coming from our shower drain.
I figured there was no trap installed so l took off panel under shower and noticed a funny looking thing in the drain line. It was a Hepvo trap.
So l took it off and found the bladder inside had been reversed. I pocked it back inplace installed and problem was solved.
Also while under the shower l noticed a slight leak around drain collar.
Took it apart, cleaned and resealed.
Had l not found this there would have been serious damage to floor under shower.
We have a Coachman Chapperal 390 qsmb....love it.
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Old 08-18-2016, 01:15 PM   #2
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Those traps are fairly new to the RV industry and not a lot of people know about them.

The best thing about them is you don't have to remember to winterize them.

The RV mfg's like them because they don't have to install a dedicated vent for the fixture, so it saves them a little time and space.
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Old 08-18-2016, 01:31 PM   #3
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Never heard of it before.

These are NEAT.

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How do I get to that panel to be able to check that trap? I have a panel on the side of the shower pan, is that what you are talking about?
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Old 10-24-2016, 04:30 PM   #5
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Remove that panel on the side of the shower base and you should see the trap and drain.
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:10 PM   #6
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Shower Plug

Does anyone know why the shower drain has a plug? It's annoying, because it gets stepped on and has to be pulled up while showerin

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Does anyone know why the shower drain has a plug? It's annoying, because it gets stepped on and has to be pulled up while showerin

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Our shower has that drain and it is a half tub. High enough to give the dog a bath but that's about it.
I noticed the same thing with the drain closing. I solved this by not stepping on it.
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Just for info.
We keep smelling sewer oder coming from our shower drain.
I figured there was no trap installed so l took off panel under shower and noticed a funny looking thing in the drain line. It was a Hepvo trap.
So l took it off and found the bladder inside had been reversed. I pocked it back inplace installed and problem was solved.
Also while under the shower l noticed a slight leak around drain collar.
Took it apart, cleaned and resealed.
Had l not found this there would have been serious damage to floor under shower.
We have a Coachman Chapperal 390 qsmb....love it.
Thanks for the heads up on the Hepvo traps.
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Old 11-24-2016, 09:24 PM   #9
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Our shower has that drain and it is a half tub. High enough to give the dog a bath but that's about it.
I noticed the same thing with the drain closing. I solved this by not stepping on it.
Duh... lol
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We had the same problem, and it turned out we had inherited malware from visited site or another. Got it removed, updated our protection (for free) and haven't been bothered since. It sure is major aggravating while it's going on, that's for sure.
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Our shower has that drain and it is a half tub. High enough to give the dog a bath but that's about it.
I noticed the same thing with the drain closing. I solved this by not stepping on it.
X2... Loved your answer, made me snort and almost choke on my beer
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We had the same problem, and it turned out we had inherited malware from visited site or another. Got it removed, updated our protection (for free) and haven't been bothered since. It sure is major aggravating while it's going on, that's for sure.
After another 5 or 9 beers I'm going to look for malware in my shower....
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Hope you have a big enough mirror LOL
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After another 5 or 9 beers I'm going to look for malware in my shower....

Take a coat hanger so you can also probe around in the trap for Adware.
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I have 5th wheel so getting to bottom of shower may be easier.
I went in through basement.
Had to remove one wall panel.
Little tight but was able to have full acess to bottom of shower.
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I'm having this same issue with sewer order coming up from the shower drain on our 2016 Prime Time Crusader.

Found a white looking trap near the drain line looks like the one it the photo. What's the fix?
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Shower drain plug

I removed the shower drain plug by simply pulling up on it to remove it. I just snaps in place to hold the plug.
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Old 04-01-2017, 01:15 PM   #19
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My shower pan has a screen with holes not sure what removing that will actually do? I see that valve in my lower baggage compartment I may just unscrew it and see what's going on with it seems simple enough.
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I'm having this same issue with sewer order coming up from the shower drain on our 2016 Prime Time Crusader.

Found a white looking trap near the drain line looks like the one it the photo. What's the fix?
Take it apart and try cleaning out. Could be construction debris holding it open
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