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Old 02-19-2014, 08:53 AM   #1
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Condensation in rear closet?

We own a 2001 American Eagle that gets wet in the corners of the rear closet. Had it to the shop twice and checked roof for bad seals etc. Shop resealed where ladder was once attached but couldn't detect any other signs for leakage. My suspicion is when we run the heat in colder weather, we're actually seeing condensation rather than leakage. Confusing part is that when we were running the heat, it was also storming with heavy rain. Any ideas?

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Old 02-19-2014, 09:12 AM   #2
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We had nearly the same problem it because of lack of cirulation and the moisture condenses and for us it was a wet matteres just because the air flow could not remove the moisture.

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Old 02-19-2014, 10:55 AM   #3
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We run a ceiling fan in the rear bathroom all night long. If we don't we get a lot of condensation on the windshield and windows.

I had a problem with moisture on the inside of my backup camera and had to recaulk the camera housing. That could be a source you might want to check too.
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:05 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, next time I'll try opening doors and run a small fan.
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Old 02-19-2014, 01:21 PM   #5
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Does your Eagle have access to W/D connections from the closet? If so you could be getting moisture from outside into the closet.
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Old 02-19-2014, 05:15 PM   #6
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I know someone who had a '99 Eagle that had water leak in drivers side rear closet next to bed, he took his to a RV repair place that put a fan on roof on one of the vents to suck air out of the RV, sealed door with plastic and sprayed soapy water mixture along rear cap, ladder, bedroom windows and rear a/c. If I remember correctly it had to do with the joint on the drivers side of rear cap?

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They have moisture removing bags of chemicals available at RV stores & Walmart. You hang them in your closets and they remove the moisture. The ones I have used did a great job. Eddie Elk.
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I don't have w/d, so no connections there.

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