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Old 10-24-2016, 08:15 PM   #1
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Found a potential water leak in the 213 this weekend

Or an actual water leak. It filled a bowl sitting under the sink in the front cabinet by the door. The water line runs all the way to the back wall from the sink and down into the belly with no support. Just driving had caused it to loosen over the past 2 years. I could grab the elbow and gently twist it and see that it was actually unscrewing the sink connection. Going to strap them both to the plywood under the counter top.

If you travel decent distances, these will loosen quickly, as we only do short trips from out house.

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Old 10-25-2016, 08:42 PM   #2
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Thanks for the information, I'll take a look under the cabinet and check this out. Hopefully it hasnt started yet since our is brand new, but you never can be too sure.
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Old 10-25-2016, 09:00 PM   #3
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Yea, this is good info. And I will no doubt address it too.

I think that dawniewest is dead on with "Just driving had caused it to loosen over the past 2 years"

So it is likely that our brand new DRY 213's are no guarantee that we do not have the same potential issues to avoid. But then, I don't think it is a 213 specific concern either.
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Thanks for the information, I'll take a look under the cabinet and check this out. Hopefully it hasnt started yet since our is brand new, but you never can be too sure.
Mine leaked when it was brand new, several loose water connections at sink and bathroom. Also had a few loose drain connections...
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Mine leaked when it was brand new, several loose water connections at sink and bathroom. Also had a few loose drain connections...
I havent found any "yet", I"ll have to look it over good next time I take it out. I've got all the lines blown out right now, I can have the service guys look at it when I take it in this weekend for them to look at the slide and water heater.
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Mine leaked when it was brand new, several loose water connections at sink and bathroom. Also had a few loose drain connections...
I have never owned one that didn't have the occasional loose connection, except possibly my 1975 Airstream, it had soldered copper pipe.

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