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Old 04-01-2012, 10:20 PM   #1
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draining concerns

We went to visit our 23J trailer a couple of weeks ago and took some pictures. As we were going over some of them we noticed that the drain that exists the cavity under the sink appears to be going in an up hill direction. Is this normal, does it cause any issues?
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:30 PM   #2
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To me, its appears to be an easy fix. Since it is a 2012, I would definately say it deserves a trip back to your dealer for some warranty work. Water does not travel uphill and even though you will have some water in the trap, I would have them trim a couple inches off the downpipe that would cause the horizontal pipe to drain better. Could eventually cause a buildup in your trap due to improper draining.
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Old 04-02-2012, 06:42 AM   #3
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X2 what Dan said
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:14 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. It is still at the dealers. We are to pick it up in two weeks. Will email the picture to our salesperson and see if it can be fixed before we pick it up.
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Looks like some of them young trailer assemblers were in a hurry to get to the barn raising.
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Maybe he was headed to a Rumspringa activity!!
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:29 PM   #7
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Just taking a second look. Is it possible that the slanted drain is for water coming towards the drain from the bathroom sink which is right beside the cut out and then both drains exit out (of a pipe we can't see) directly behind the pipe that we can see??
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That is a big problem if you live in an area with cold winters.
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Draining water trying to fight gravity is never good!
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:41 PM   #10
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Just got my 23J home from winter storage yesterday, looked at my kitchen sink and the drain pipe drains towards the bathroom, oposite of yours. My pic looks alot different under the sink?
I also included a photo of a water filter and expansion tank I installed last fall, fit very nicely in the space next to the water pump. Also check your water fill hose clamps at the fill and the tank, mine were loose and leaked when the tank was full.
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