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A/C water leak ray 9-23-02  
I have developed a water leak around my front roof A/C in my 87 Winnebago Elandan MH. It was raining and I was running the A/C so I don't know if the leak was from rain or the A/C condensation. Would appreciate any words of wisdom on trouble shooting this.
Is the external shroud easy to remove? I assume there is a pan that catches the condensation and a tube to divert it to the roof?
Thanks for any help.
Re: A/C water leak Walt 10-29-02  
When you get into removing the old seal, I found it to be a mess until I used a hair dryer to warm up the old adhesive which came up easily when warm.
Re: A/C water leak Tom 9-23-02  
You need to perform a test to determine which problem it is, Ray. Try running the A/C for a while both sitting still and moving on the road. If the water doesn't ever come in, then it's not the condensate drain. Then, play a hose around the a/c unit and see if it leaks. If it does, it's a seal problem. Roof A/C covers usually come off pretty easy with a series of screws. Just remember that if it's the original cover, it may be a bit brittle, so be careful. Good luck.

Re: A/C water leak Joe 9-24-02  
I would look at the foam seal that seals your A/C to the roof. The corners of the seal are glued, and age and heat get the best of these seals. They are simple to change.
Re: A/C water leak ray 9-25-02  
Joe, Do you have to remove the AC to install the foam seal? I have not gotten into the unit yet, (it has been raining for a few days) but I assume the seal goes between the A/C base and the roof so you would have to pull if off to replace. Is that how it is installed?
Do RV shops normally carry the foam seal or do you have to order it?
Re: A/C water leak Donna Hall 8-28-06  
I had freon put in my A/C last year. The next day, no A/C. I took it to another place this year, they pressurized the compressor and it seemed fine. They put a can of stop leak iin it, filled with freon, and again the next day, no A/C and no freon. What is wrong?
Re: A/C water leak Joe 9-25-02  
Yes, the A/C unit must be removed to replace the seal, and most RV repair/parts places carry them. It is an easy job, but it helps to have an extra pair of hands. Mark around the base on the roof with a magic marker on the corners before removing it. Clean the roof thoroughly and allow to dry before replacing the seal. There is adhesive on the side that goes to the A/C unit. Put the other side that touches the roof on dry.
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