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Old 09-10-2008, 11:54 AM   #1
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Hello all... We have a 2004 35MKO. This morning I was looking inside the road side compartment where I keep my tool box and noticed it was wet. My wife was in the shower. I opened the slide door inside the belly compartment and saw the drip drip drip but could not see where it was coming from. I went into the bathroom and removed the towel bar to check the faucet... It was dry. I removed all of the drawers in the vanity and could see a drip coming from under the shower floor. How in the world do I get to the drain??? Any suggestions?

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Hello all... We have a 2004 35MKO. This morning I was looking inside the road side compartment where I keep my tool box and noticed it was wet. My wife was in the shower. I opened the slide door inside the belly compartment and saw the drip drip drip but could not see where it was coming from. I went into the bathroom and removed the towel bar to check the faucet... It was dry. I removed all of the drawers in the vanity and could see a drip coming from under the shower floor. How in the world do I get to the drain??? Any suggestions?

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Old 09-10-2008, 12:04 PM   #3
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On my o6 33rso they neglected to install the gasket that goes under the drain hole in the shower. When the drain is put in ther is supposed to be a gasket b4 the large nut is tightned to the bottom of the shower. Good luck
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Jim,
Check out this thread on your problem as several of us have been through this same problem.
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:12 AM   #5
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Can anyone tell me how to remove the shower drain so I can reseal it?
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:50 PM   #6
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In ours, there is a cut out in the floor below the shower drain. We removed the slide out trays/drawers. Then lying on my back in the compartment I had easy access for removal and repair. Actually it was so easy that even I could do it however my ace in house mechanic Judi accomplished the task. It has been 2-3 years and no leaks.

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Been lucky enough to not have water leaks with my unit. As our floor plans are different, mine enclosed and yours open, plus yours being a newer model, starting to learn everything isn't in the same place. Following is a picture of the bottom of my shower pan it took for another post. It shows the connect which is a thread with a large nut that secures the drain component to the shower pan. On the inside of my shower there is a rubber gasket beneath the drain and the fiberglass pan. I would check to see if the nut could be tightened before removing, I have found the ones for the kitchen and vanity sinks slightly loose but not leaking. Depending on your access and how it is mounted this might be the easy first step and I know things loosen over the years and time.

This is not mine and sure not yours.....but only given as an example and view of a DRAIN that might be used in an RV, drain, gasket, washer and nut.

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Old 09-11-2008, 08:14 PM   #8
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Chris,

Wonder if someone has updated your shower drain on your rig. Mine looks a lot rougher, the fiberglass area near the drain has very course fiberglass and it's very easy to cut your fingers and hands when close. I had a minor leak in mine at the drain area when someone was flexing the floor taking a shower when new. I couldn't get to it easily and tried to tighten the drain nut at the floor of the shower and couldn't. I just pookied it up with silicone and let it dry. OK now. Thanks for the pix and nice articles you do! rockin'
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Tom this is my original shower, even though it is a used unit and had for a year, the way the bathroom 'fits' you couldn't get the shower stall out without distroying everything in it. In other words....it looks to nice to have been taken apart.

This is one of the photo's I used in the '101' post on the Waste System, just remember the photos, the tight space and 'all that stuff'. I just provided a photo....I never say I could reach it easily. I won't try until I see water dripping.

But I would hope it was loose and needed tightening rather than having to be taken out and resealled. That sounds like cuting the pipe, removing the drain, installing the rubber boot, mentioned in reference post, resealing and putting it back together.
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Thanks to all for the tips and Pictures. The pictures were really helpful. After unloading the compartment and climbing inside I discovered the drain was not the problem. I went back inside took the towel bar off again and discovered I had missed a small leak behind the faucet. Not at the water connection but behind the faucet where it mounts through the fiberglass of the shower. After removing it (I had to cut the wall out a little larger to get my fat paws inside to remove the old faucet) I discovered the faucet had a small crack where the shower fitting screws in... go figure.. The local RV dealer had a new one so that cured my water leak! Thanks to all for the replys! Life is good again! Hope everyone is moved out of the Texas coast. We have now been out of Florida for 4 months now and sure do not miss hurrican season! Safe travel to everyone... Jim
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Jim, glad it was an easier fix than the shower drain. Seems once again the shower valve/fauset was the problem. Know the feeling that things aren't always what they seems, been on that road.

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