RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Tiffin Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-22-2017, 03:02 PM   #1
Member
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 35
I have a leak behind kitchen counter

I have a leak under the sink counter that I have determined is the drain hose from the mid coach bath and the kitchen sink on my 2014 Phaeton 42LH. Now that I've located the leak, my question is how do get to the hose to repair it? Any ideas? I've posted some pictures so you can see what I'm talking about. The pictures are with the slide in. Thank you.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0653.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	178.8 KB
ID:	155702   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0657.jpg
Views:	67
Size:	199.6 KB
ID:	155703  

__________________

__________________
Jim & Carol
2014 Phaeton 42LH, Frghtlnr Chasis, 450 Cummins ISL
Flat towing 2017 F-150
Redbear7938 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-22-2017, 03:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
APhotoWizard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 349
Well it looks like all you need to do is reach down and make the repair :-) Yes - I know the hole you took the picture through was hardly large enough for the camera.

Can you tell what is leaking? Perhaps the clamp is loose and all you need is one hand to tighten it.

If the leak is behind the wall the pipe goes though you may be able to reach it from the other side of the compartment. I assume the hose goes directly into the gray water tank. If that is true, then opening the compartment may help.

It is unfortunate that some of these things were installed before the body was built and repair requires major surgery just to get access. Look for a place to cut an access port that can be easily covered with cabinet door in case you need to get back in there later.

Had to cut a door in the back of my cabinet to get to the pipes going to the bath tub for example.

It is hard to provide other help without seeing a picture of the access and surrounding items.

-Jerry
__________________

__________________
My wife and I would travel full time, but we have to sleep occasionally.
2001 Tiffin Allegro Bus 40 ft DP named the Wild Eagle
Followed by the Eaglet - A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
APhotoWizard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-22-2017, 10:52 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 16
We also had a leak behind the sink and our dealer told us the slide would have to come out with an estimate + - $1500
So we went up to Red Bay and they had a small worker crawl in a cabinet door and make the repairs.
Their was no way my fat *** was going in that cabinet door and come out in one piece.
Tiffin covered the cost because the fittings were not installed properly.
Our coach will be four years old in Sept. and we are so disappointed that we can no longer go to Red Bay because of the age of our coach. Once you get in the workers are great.
We have had fewer problems with our Tiffin than any of our Newmars, however Newmar has better service and they make appointments.

John
jhbright is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2017, 06:12 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
hayward3411's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Huntingtown, MD
Posts: 598
I just replaced my flex hose 2 weeks ago because it was leaking, my flex hose was replaced 3 years ago and it's about 2.50' long.

After I removed it I realized that it was stiff and not flexing at all.

The flex hose developed a tear at the hose clamp area.

I removed my TV and cabinets to get the best access, after replacing the drain hose and testing the movement by moving the slide out in-out I hope this nagging problem is resolved.

This is my 3rd drain hose replacement in 9 years.
__________________
Earl & Sharon, 2008 Fleetwood Expedition, ISB 6.7
1995 Jeep YJ/2013 Chevy Sonic
hayward3411 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2017, 09:31 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Posts: 3,550
I believe that Tiffin Parts has a "kit" to make this repair. Give Service or Parts a call and talk to them.
__________________
Roger & Mary
2017 Winnebago Navion 24V
2014 Tiffin Phaeton 36GH (Sold)
luvlabs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
leak



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wall buckling behind counter Natebert Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 1 09-08-2015 12:20 PM
Kitchen sink drain leak behind cabinet Gary CA Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 3 01-13-2015 07:42 PM
Slide-Out Kitchen Counter Lightseekers Thor Industries Owner's Forum 5 09-08-2008 03:18 PM
2002 kitchen counter top Pete & Cynthia Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 16 06-08-2008 04:03 AM
More kitchen counter space twinbubba Toy Haulers Discussion 7 02-20-2006 09:17 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.