Leaky fridge

Discussion in 'Refrigerators and Coolers' started by yummy_mummy, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. yummy_mummy

    yummy_mummy New Member

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    Hello All!
    We recently purchased our very first pop-up. Today we decided to do a dry run and test everything out while "camping" in the yard. Lights - check; furnace - check; fridge - leaking like crazy!!! (Within 5 minutes of turning it on the water/liquid had pretty much covered all the floor space)
    Any advice on where to start first? Is it possible it's just a hose? The PO didn't mention any problems and at the time we viewed/purchased the unit we didn't notice any water leaking.... Upon further inspection (well, while cleaning up the leak!) I noticed that the wood (base of the bench seat) has expanded (obviously due to being exposed to water/liquid for an extended period of time - leading me to believe the PO didn't disclose all the info). My husband is pretty handy - does this sound like an easy fix? Or should we just bring it in to our local service centre?

    [TV] '03 Ford Windstar SEL
    [PU] '04 Viking Saga 1906ST

    1st camping trip planned: Labour Day Week-end!
     
  2. ghacker

    ghacker Active Member

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    I doubt the water is from the frig. Especially that much water in that short a time. Look for a water leak.
     
  3. yummy_mummy

    yummy_mummy New Member

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    Right you are ghacker :)
    DH hit the switch for the water pump... and as it turns out the hose wasn't connected to the tap [}:)]
    Ah well, at least the fridge is working fine [LOL]
    Thanks!
     
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of SPUTs. Most of us have been there at one time or another.

    Bob
     
  5. azbirddog42

    azbirddog42 Bullhead City, Arizona

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    Strike one yummy... [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] [:D] [:D]
     
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    If it had been the fridge the water would have had an ammonia smell.

    Good luck on your new pup and watch out for those SPUTs
     

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