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    Water dripping, but no hookups and tanks were empty

    New RV owner here, wondering if you all could give me some advice on a possible leak.

    I got my 2024 Imagine 25DBE from the storage lot, turned on the refrigerator and drove home. After about an hour of loading up for a trip, I looked underneath and noticed a small drip coming from the underside of the trailer. The leak was a drip coming right down from the chloroplast (I think that's what it's called)? It was a single drop of water every 10 seconds (I'm guessing). It seemed like it was coming through the plastic, I couldn't see a hole in it. The leak was near the axles, in the middle, a bit towards the driver side. I was parked in the street, so the unit was not level (left side was maybe 3 inches lower than the right). I did not have any water hooked up and the tanks had been emptied earlier. I suppose there could have been some residual water left in grey or black tank. Fresh water tank was empty. Once I got to the campground and setup for the week, I saw no leaks. Any idea what could have caused this? Could that have been condensation? Should I drop the underbelly and look? If so how big of a job is that? Thank you,
    Tim

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    Check your Refrigerator drain hose. Make sure the end of the hose that sticks out from the compartment is not plugged or too high.
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    If you drove through a rain it could have been a little remaining rain water. Those bottoms are not rainproof
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT ROC View Post
    Check your Refrigerator drain hose. Make sure the end of the hose that sticks out from the compartment is not plugged or too high.
    Thank you, any tips on where that is? I was not shown that at the walk through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twgiambra View Post
    Thank you, any tips on where that is? I was not shown that at the walk through.
    Behind the fridge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bungy View Post
    Behind the fridge.
    There won't be any on the 12 volt fridge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by huntr70 View Post
    There won't be any on the 12 volt fridge.
    Well, learned something new. I didn't know that the 12V fridge didn't have a drain hose. Thanks Steve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by huntr70 View Post
    There won't be any on the 12 volt fridge.
    Where do the 12v fridges drain defrost or condensate water?
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    12V fridges are the same as 120V house fridges. They don't have drain hoses either.

    Since you're parked on a slope then it could be residual water from rain that was trapped somewhere and has now found a way out. You may have a leak and that water was trapped somewhere above the coroplast.

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    my 12V fridge has a drain hose.
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