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Old 09-06-2021, 09:25 AM   #1
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Water running down the outside of shower drain tube

Ok, so we are just outside of Glacier National Park for a week long vacation. Went out to drain the tanks while my wife was showering. I noticed the floor of the pass through was wet. Started looking around and I can see water flowing down the outside of the shower drain tube. Since we are in a park, I soaked up what I could and I have a small heater blowing on the wet area. So I think that is OK. My question is, Do you think the problem is in the pipe fittings or the plumber's goop around the drain. I'm still in warranty, but I want to mitigate as much as I can until I get home. Thanks all.
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More likely a loose connection at shower side of 'P' trap
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Old 09-06-2021, 04:33 PM   #3
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They make a special wrench for that but you can get by with a screwdriver and a pair of pliers. Take the strainer cap off your shower drain. Your drain should have four sections. Slip the plier handles into two of the sections. Use the screwdriver to tighten the drain. Clockwise. This should tighten it enough to get you home. Hansons hardware in Columbia Falls will have the wrench you need and a gasket if you need one. Wrenches for that are about $10. If you are at a commercial park, the maintenance man may let you borrow his.
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They make a special wrench for that but you can get by with a screwdriver and a pair of pliers. Take the strainer cap off your shower drain. Your drain should have four sections. Slip the plier handles into two of the sections. Use the screwdriver to tighten the drain. Clockwise. This should tighten it enough to get you home. Hansons hardware in Columbia Falls will have the wrench you need and a gasket if you need one. Wrenches for that are about $10. If you are at a commercial park, the maintenance man may let you borrow his.
Thank you much, I am in Columbia falls. I look into that today.
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That would tighten the drain the pipe fitting, is the P trap glued or fittings? If the fittings are not glued check they are tight. I did a thorough walk through and on my first setup, water under the kitchen sink, the fitting were loose and leaked after doing dishes.

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Added some plumbers putty to the inside. I was unable to tighten or loosen the drain. The putty seems to have slowed it down substantially. Now just waiting to get in to the shop so they can take a look at it.
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