Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-04-2020, 09:28 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2020
Posts: 5
Water leak and carpet staining

Not quite sure where this should be posted....I have what appears to be water coming out of my fridge, leaking into the sidewall of the slide, then staining the bottom of the slide, and also staining the carpet.

Iím not sure when the stains on the carpet appeared, but we think it was after driving 10 hours with the fridge on, it leaking water into the closed slide, then upon arriving at the campground, opening the slide.

We have a 2020 Flagstaff 524LWS (same as the Rockwood 2441) with a driver side slide that has the fridge and dinette in it.

I think what is happening is the water hose on the fridge is not allowing the water to travel to the outside of the wall. Iíve attached a photo of the hose coming out of the fridge and connecting to a hose holder clip, inside the vent, meaning the water drips inside the plastic vent, pools and I suspect it is leaking into the slide walls.
The hose isnít long enough to pull it and have it drain outside the vent.
Our other trailers of course had fridge hoses, but they always went thru one of the vent openings and dripped out the side of the trailer...harmlessly.

The water has been pooling inside the cavity behind the fridge and while some does make it to the outside, I donít think all of it does. There is clear caulking around most of the cavity opening where the vent cover attaches, but it seems to have low spots and I think places where the water seeps in.

The photos under the slide show the water staining.

The weird part is that is now staining on the carpet. Itís mainly by the edges of the dinette, but is noticeable throughout most of the carpet. The stain has remained despite being dry. Itís almost like a oily stain, but itís more dry than oily.

The water making its way into the wall of the slide makes sense and I need to find a way to get the hose to drain outside. What doesnít make sense is the carpet staining.

Thoughts on what might be staining the carpet? I have to think its the water, but then again, how did it get to by the dinette.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	C5992AD8-639E-424F-9DF2-BB159990551D.jpg
Views:	23
Size:	202.3 KB
ID:	240539   Click image for larger version

Name:	8D22D469-7821-4B52-B802-CB4E33F974B6.jpg
Views:	24
Size:	412.9 KB
ID:	240540   Click image for larger version

Name:	34AFF369-615E-45CE-8058-2BA40838A283.jpg
Views:	25
Size:	242.4 KB
ID:	240541   Click image for larger version

Name:	3FEF924F-EF94-4FB6-812F-0111C5C7E5AD.jpg
Views:	23
Size:	489.6 KB
ID:	240544   Click image for larger version

Name:	B05C0704-7A85-49BC-BC0E-2F79CF788DD6.jpg
Views:	21
Size:	588.8 KB
ID:	240545  

Click image for larger version

Name:	4024E3EA-C082-4454-9F37-8D530A963266.jpg
Views:	23
Size:	554.2 KB
ID:	240546  
2020 Chevrolet 2500HD Crew short box 5th prep
2020 Flagstaff Super Lite 524LWS
North585 is offline   Reply With Quote

leak, water, water leak

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:46 PM.