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Tank or AH leak
#1

I went by the bus and decided to take it out and fill it with fuel (before the real fuel price hikes hit!).  I had it fast idling in the shop and during my walk-around noticed a big puddle of water on the floor and about 1/2” trickle (deluge) of water coming from what looked like the water tank.  It was definitely water and not anti-freeze… Is there a good/easy way to see if/where the water is coming from and how hard is it to pull the water tank and repair/replace it?

Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40
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#2

First figure out EXACTLY where the water originates. I find blue paper shop towels invaluable as any water that touches them turns the area dark blue.

Water migrates easily so exit points under the coach may mislead you. Let me provide an example. I was sure I had fresh water running out of my Aquahot once, since water was running out of the exhaust access port for the AH. Nope, it was the rotating seal on the 120V water pump, all the way on the other side of the coach.

Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
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#3

Ditto on Richard's post! Had water coming from the AH exhaust opening....turned out to be a loose fitting on the water purifier mounted just aft of the AH tray.

Steve & Doris Denton
45' Newell #525, Bath & Half
2014 Honda CRV Toad
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#4

Looked at the tanks and there is a leak from under the tank maybe at the seam, this time it was leaking inside the bay. Has anyone had any luck plastic welding these tanks or where can I get a tank from please? Is the best way to remove the tank from the driver side (and not the AH side)?

Karen & Adrian Abshire 
1998 2 slide 45' Newell towing a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2006 Mercedes SLK320 for wifey. 
Prior: 1985 Foretravel ORED 35, 1988 38' Foretravel U280, 2000 Foretravel 42' U320, 1990 Bluebird Wanderlodge WB40
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#5

Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving, I have a 1999 #504 and I found antifreeze right under the tank dripping from where the diesel exhaust comes out, but found that the overflow on the neck had rotted off, the overflows are very important to go into a tank as when the aquahot cools it sucks the fluid back in, mine of course was just dumping out and around the tank and out the exhaust. The cap on mine is 13 PSI and had a bad seal also so I've replaced that and waiting on it kit from Rudy to rebuild the neck of the aquahot.

1999 45' with tag axle, #504 "Magnolia"
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