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Old 12-26-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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Water Leak in the bedroom floor...

I have a 2007 Sea Breeze LX, 32 ft, probably the last one National built before they closed the doors. Last month, while on park hookups, I experienced water leaking from the base of the toilet. I installed a pressure regulator and the leak quickly resolved itself. Now, this week while hooked to my own home water supply and using a regulator I am getting a leak in the bedroom carpet directly behind the toilet. The back flow valve is located in the wall that separates the toilet and the wet carpet but it does not appear to be leaking. These two occasions may not be related and neither occurrence involves rain, but so far I can't find a reason for the wet carpet. Does anyone have any ideas?
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I had the toilet flush valve on my 5er leak. I rebuilt it with marine grease and it never leaked again. Feel up around the back of the toilet for any wet areas.



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The water may be running down the floor or side of the wall and getting into the carpet.



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I had the toilet flush valve on my 5er leak. I rebuilt it with marine grease and it never leaked again. Feel up around the back of the toilet for any wet areas.
Thanks that's a good idea. I'll give it a try.
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If it were me, I'd pull up the toilet for an inspection which is very easy. Various possibilities and first would be the inlet flush valve. You could try capping off the end of the water supply line and seeing if it still leaks. If it does, there's a leak in the water line. If you pull the toilet, make sure you install a new gasket. Most likely it's something simple and easy to fix.

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I think replacing the gasket is optional. I had the one in my 5er out several times, once for the valve and the rest for thorough cleaning and never had a problem with the gasket.



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The gaskets are very inexpensive plus the valve repair kits come with them. I had an RV tech tell me never re-install the old one, even if it's fairly new. Water leakage in an RV can cause serious problems and a leaking toilet gasket could go unnoticed for a long time.
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If it were me, I'd pull up the toilet for an inspection which is very easy. Various possibilities and first would be the inlet flush valve. You could try capping off the end of the water supply line and seeing if it still leaks. If it does, there's a leak in the water line. If you pull the toilet, make sure you install a new gasket. Most likely it's something simple and easy to fix.

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Sometime in the next few days I think I'll give this a try even if only to inspect under the platform the toilet is on.
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Just in case somebody might be interested... I did pull the toilet and inspect for evidence of leakage under the platform the toilet sits on and found no signs of a leak. I capped the water line and pressurized it to look for leakage and found none under the platform. There does not seem to be any other water lines in the area of the wet carpet. Since this "leak" occurred when a relative was using the RV I'm going to attribute it to spillage from the shower. I'll be taking the RV out in a week or so and I'll get see for myself if it happens again. Thanks or all the input. I installed a new seal on the toilet.
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The original Sealand in my Dolphin developed at leak at the anti-siphon valve at the nipple for the sprayer. The nipple had a small crack in it, only water there when flushing toilet.

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I had the pee trap on my shower crack. Only showed up when there were two showers taken in a row. Took a while to figure it out as well. If your MH is only slightly out of level water will run to the low side.
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