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Old 04-11-2021, 03:45 PM   #21
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My Hurricane34j just did the same thing. Hose came off. Factory never screwed the fitting tight. I will make a permanent fix also.

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Old 06-12-2021, 02:24 AM   #22
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I finished Stan's flexible pipe fix on my RV today & it solved my leaks perfectly.

Not sure why the factory chose the zip tie contraption over something as simple as this in the first place.



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Old 06-12-2021, 02:37 AM   #23
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I finished Stan's flexible pipe fix on my RV today & it solved my leaks perfectly.

Not sure why the factory chose the zip tie contraption over something as simple as this in the first place.



I used the same flexible rubber fittings on the kitchen and shower tailpieces. Should take any road shock away.
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Old 06-12-2021, 03:54 AM   #24
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I finished Stan's flexible pipe fix on my RV today & it solved my leaks perfectly.

Not sure why the factory chose the zip tie contraption over something as simple as this in the first place.



A zip tie is a few bucks less expensive than the cost of the rubber coupling. How do you measure the cost of lost confidence in a companies reputation or the frustration on the part of those purchasing the product. Confused indeed!
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Old 01-01-2022, 03:06 AM   #25
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Someone early into this thread said, ďIt will come apart again.Ē It did.🥲 There were two issues with this attempted repair. The pipe eventually would slip out of the slip joint nut and trying to utilize the piece of flex pipe that was already there with the wrong pipe ends on them. Iíve included pics of my parts list. Click image for larger version

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Four feet of new flex hose, two new slip joint nuts, two heavy duty flanged tail pieces, two tail piece washers, two hose clamps.

My reasoning for this approach, the flanged tail piece canít be pulled out of the nut, heavy duty flanged tail piece for strength to hold the tightening of the hose claps, when using a flanged tail piece you must use the appropriate washer and not the common slip joint washer. Be careful when tightening the hose clamps, they must be tight enough to prevent leakage but I would think you could compress the pvc pipe if you over tighten the clamp.

Good luck in 2022, may all your rv systems stay heathy, may you and your significant other stay healthy and may your sewer hose never come loose while emptying the black tank. 🥴
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Old 01-01-2022, 11:56 AM   #26
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I finished Stan's flexible pipe fix on my RV today & it solved my leaks perfectly.

Not sure why the factory chose the zip tie contraption over something as simple as this in the first place.



My experience with those white tailpiece couplings are that if over tightened they tend to pop loose off their threads. That said, Unless you have one I cannot see downstream, I would highly suggest strapping the pipe against the wall (After) the coupling to keep any bending force off that (white) coupling.

I Would also get rid of that plastic strap. They are cheap and will break. I replaced all with metal ones after I found them broken.
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Old 01-01-2022, 12:03 PM   #27
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On a Tiffin bus we had for twelve years, the kitchen sink, stove with its propane lines and Microwave with its wiring were all on a large slide. Never had a problem with any of it in twelve years, so it can be done so it is less likely to cause problems.
I agree. RV's are like earthquakes on wheels. Any issues with plumbing more than likely are from road travel and not from the slide (gently) coming in and out.
If they are properly constructed, there should be no problems. The problem is they are not.
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Old 01-01-2022, 02:46 PM   #28
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Wonít be helpful advice for the majority of folks reading this thread, but for people considering a new coach I strongly recommend extra consideration be given to floor plans without any plumbing in a slide. I learned my lesson the hard way.
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