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Old 10-18-2017, 02:31 PM   #1
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Routing the AC drainage

Is there a product or hack I can do so that I can route the water that drains out of the AC to a specific spot on my coach? Oftentimes it ends up going down the driver or passenger side window which makes it dirty.
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The drain pan kit in the link below is intended for RV's that have the A/C drain tubing run through the ceiling and down to the bottom. You could just put a piece of tubing on it and run it across to roof to a point where you wanted it to drain. It could be fastened to the roof with a self-leveling sealant such as the Dicor 502LSW or with the 4" Eternabond tape.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I've never seen that kit before. Thanks for posting it. I think I'm going to order a couple and route my condensate into the gray tank vent stack. I've been trying to figure a way to stop the dripping.
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I've never seen that kit before. Thanks for posting it. I think I'm going to order a couple and route my condensate into the gray tank vent stack. I've been trying to figure a way to stop the dripping.


My gray tank fills quickly enough as it is.
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I've never seen that kit before. Thanks for posting it. I think I'm going to order a couple and route my condensate into the gray tank vent stack. I've been trying to figure a way to stop the dripping.
Thinking about the same but into black tank
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I've never seen that kit before. Thanks for posting it. I think I'm going to order a couple and route my condensate into the gray tank vent stack. I've been trying to figure a way to stop the dripping.

Another possibility would be to go through the side of the fridge cap, down behind the fridge, and through the floor behind the fridge!

I think the drain line would have to stay flat on the roof wherever you take it. I think the water would back up and overflow the drain pans if the line is raised along the way, for example going into a vent stack.
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You could also drill hole into the Gray tank vent on roof level to drain and keep off roof and side of coach. make sure you seal hole drilled good.
Never saw that Joe, good link, just so you know I will put this thread in PROBLEM SOLVERS of QT's # 3 for referrals, thanks for the link.
ALSO read the comments section of link as to installation problems,
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Do you really want to fill your gray tank up with condensate water? Someday you may need that gray tank space.
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No matter where you route the line it will fill with algae and eventually need to be cleaned out. Just sayin.
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The drain pan kit in the link below is intended for RV's that have the A/C drain tubing run through the ceiling and down to the bottom. You could just put a piece of tubing on it and run it across to roof to a point where you wanted it to drain. It could be fastened to the roof with a self-leveling sealant such as the Dicor 502LSW or with the 4" Eternabond tape.

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It should be noted that in order to use this kit for an across-the-roof drain it would need to be configured totally different than what the instructions say. It is actually designed for drains through the ceiling.

You would need to mount the drain pans so that the drain tubes are facing forward or backward, not inward. The attached, VERY crude sketch will show you what I mean (hopefully).

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Do you really want to fill your gray tank up with condensate water? Someday you may need that gray tank space.
AC's running while traveling will not fill tank unless its full all ready, most people will drain before leaving camp site to reduce weight, plus you will open at next destination.
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No matter where you route the line it will fill with algae and eventually need to be cleaned out. Just sayin.
If that's the case you can pour bleach with funnel to remove algae and maybe could pour algae-side to stop that problem.
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