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Old 04-17-2022, 08:34 PM   #1
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Water Supply Lines

Had a leak under the slide. This bag got in the way and tangleded up the lines and fittings

It's tangled all the way behind the fittings

Any reason I can't cut the whole thing away and install another weather guard that's less intrusive?

BTW where does that metal clip attach. I can't find the other end?
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Old 04-17-2022, 09:03 PM   #2
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What model coach do you have - it will help narrow down where that clip goes. My gut tells me it belongs to the water heater but canít tell without coach info. It looks like a 120v AC connection.
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Old 04-17-2022, 09:07 PM   #3
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Only reason I can think of to prevent you from modifying your MH any way you want is voiding any warranty you may have left on the modified part.

Did you mean: Where does the electrical connector attach? Looks pretty heavy duty. Maybe to an inverter you don't have? No clue what Year/Make/Model RV you have.
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Old 04-17-2022, 09:42 PM   #4
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What model coach do you have - it will help narrow down where that clip goes. My gut tells me it belongs to the water heater but canít tell without coach info. It looks like a 120v AC connection.

Part 2: itís a molex self contained power connector used route and connect AC devices. They are used when a metal junction box wonít fit in the space. Somewhere you have one or more AC lines powering stuff in your slide that got pulled out of one end. See if stuff in your slide work - TV, etc. Somewhere there should be a white part that plugs into the blue part.

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Old 04-18-2022, 12:40 AM   #5
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What model coach do you have - it will help narrow down where that clip goes. My gut tells me it belongs to the water heater but canít tell without coach info. It looks like a 120v AC connection.
This is a 2018 Freedom Elite 24HE

I'm most concerned what that canvas bag is for.
It got so tanhlgled I had to cut it away
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Old 04-18-2022, 12:43 AM   #6
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What model coach do you have - it will help narrow down where that clip goes. My gut tells me it belongs to the water heater but canít tell without coach info. It looks like a 120v AC connection.
Jimbo this is a Freedom Elite 24HE

Mostly concerned about that canvas bag I had to cut away.
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Old 04-18-2022, 01:11 AM   #7
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Got it. Mine is a 2017 Four Winds 24F - basically the same coach.

I do not have any bag in my slide, instead there is a 4Ē wiper seal on the bottom of the slide opening on the outside. It is a piece of junk that is suppose to seal the slide from the outdoors. I use a cut pool noodle instead and install it in the slide floor when extended. I believe the bag in yours it to provide the seal.

As far as 120VAC, I have two rubber jacket cables that come up in the slide and they terminate in a junction box. One cable is connected to the water heater and the other to the receptacles in the slide. This is the rats nest I have under my rear bench seat. It appears they used molex connectors vs junction box for your AC.

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Got it. Mine is a 2017 Four Winds 24F - basically the same coach.

I do not have any bag in my slide, instead there is a 4Ē wiper seal on the bottom of the slide opening on the outside. It is a piece of junk that is suppose to seal the slide from the outdoors. I use a cut pool noodle instead and install it in the slide floor when extended. I believe the bag in yours it to provide the seal.

As far as 120VAC, I have two rubber jacket cables that come up in the slide and they terminate in a junction box. One cable is connected to the water heater and the other to the receptacles in the slide. This is the rats nest I have under my rear bench seat. It appears they used molex connectors vs junction box for your AC.

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The bag is used in slides that have plumbing and/or major appliances in them. It's purpose is to provide a seal around the flexible pipes and/or cables that go from the non-moving portion of the RV to the moving slide while the slide is extended. Cutting it away provides a big air/critter hole into the RV when the slide is extended.
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Old 04-18-2022, 12:38 PM   #9
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The bag is used in slides that have plumbing and/or major appliances in them. It's purpose is to provide a seal around the flexible pipes and/or cables that go from the non-moving portion of the RV to the moving slide while the slide is extended. Cutting it away provides a big air/critter hole into the RV when the slide is extended.

My coach didnít come with a bag, only the wiper seal. Thatís why I have a pool noodle cut to length that I stick in the gap. In the summer it allows too much hot air to be drawn in for proper a/c cooling and in the fall/spring too much hot air leaves the coach. The rear bench is like sitting on a block of ice.
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Old 04-23-2022, 06:46 PM   #10
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The bag is used in slides that have plumbing and/or major appliances in them. It's purpose is to provide a seal around the flexible pipes and/or cables that go from the non-moving portion of the RV to the moving slide while the slide is extended. Cutting it away provides a big air/critter hole into the RV when the slide is extended.

What he said!!!!! It is also in my 24FE under a dinette bench.
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Old 04-24-2022, 04:33 PM   #11
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My Four Winds 31W--full wall slide had a black canvas bag over the drain to the gray tank that comes from the kitchen sink. Bag was torn, eaten by mice. Removed it totally, repaired the drain connection under it (was not tight) and replaced the flex hose with on that had more flex. From an idea another Forums participant shared, I made a panel from plastic cardboard the size of the opening, added velcro to hold it in place. I put it in place when the slide is open--to cover up the slot that clears the drain pipe. Important thing is to remove it BEFORE closing the slide. ;-) I added some fluorescent hunters tape that hangs down from the panel so I see it (near the shore power cable bin) to remind me--along with a note that is pasted by the slide switch. Not perfect solution, but far better than a holey canvas bag.

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