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Old 03-30-2010, 08:02 PM   #1
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water leak please help

Here in new jersey we been having a lot of rain lately and today I found a water leak in my 2006 fleetwood discovery,the passenger side all the way in the rear on the side of the closet where the water heater is and its got a square to the side wich is the access to the water heater from the outside of the couch It seems that the water is camming from the square but from the black part inside the painted door, It seems that I have to take the all thing apart and put sillicone all around the panel, anybody as had any problem like this? Any Ideas or advice will be appreciated, thanks Joe.

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It sounds like the seal of butyl around the flange is leaking. You should be able to remove all the screws around the flange and work the water heater out a few inches. Do not use silicone as this is not the best to seat this with. Instead clean of most all of the old sealant and get some new butyl tape and apply to the flange. Re-secure the water heater and you are done. You should have enough lp gas line and water line play not to have to disconnect. If you don't and disconnect these, be sure to check for leaks after reinstalling. It is especially important on the lp gas line connection. Use a little Dawn and water solution around the fitting with the lp gas tank valve open. Good luck and keep us posted.

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I agree with the butyl tape, its the best. I have used it around a heater flange.
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man, you guys nailed the nail right on the head, that is exactely what I did and It solved the water leack, and wants again you live and learn for the future others will know what to look for, thanks to all of you. Joe.
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