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Old 05-30-2016, 11:37 PM   #1
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Problem shower plug in 2016 21'

The plug in our shower in our 2016 Escape 21' will not keep the gray water from leaking up into the shower. Uck! There are threads in the plug but not in the shower drain itself. Reace didn't have time to check it at the rally, so I'm wondering if anyone else has had this problem. We discussed this with him on the phone prior to the rally and he said it sounded like we would have to bring the trailer to ETI to be fixed. Anyone have this problem?
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Old 05-31-2016, 01:40 AM   #2
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Do you have the sink plug and the shower one mixed up ?
It should only turn a half a turn and lock down .
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Old 05-31-2016, 01:54 AM   #3
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Do you have the sink plug and the shower one mixed up ?
It should only turn a half a turn and lock down .
No, we don't have them mixed up. There seems to be a missing piece in the shower drain that the plug screws onto.
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Old 05-31-2016, 06:41 AM   #4
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Pictures would help??
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Old 05-31-2016, 08:34 AM   #5
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Hi: cpaharley2008... That depends on how long they can hold their colective breaths... if it's anything like our grey tank. WHEW!!! Alf
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:14 AM   #6
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So what's the deal with the shower plug? I don't have a trailer yet and know nothing about it. Isn't there a trap between the shower and the grey tank? Why is the plug needed?
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:23 AM   #7
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Is it backing up into the shower because the tank is full or it slops into the shower pan while under tow? The shower plug in Ten Forward isn't threaded. It's more like a kitchen sink plug. Twist to seal.
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:24 AM   #8
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So what's the deal with the shower plug? I don't have a trailer yet and know nothing about it. Isn't there a trap between the shower and the grey tank? Why is the plug needed?
Hi: stephan99... Due to the nature of the trailer the traps are usually shallow to prevent contact with road debris. While under tow they can empty themselves by sloshing about. We keep our plug screwed in to prevent back wash. This would be impossible if the floor drain has no threads. Alf
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Old 05-31-2016, 09:25 AM   #9
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Hi Steph, If you don't happen to empty your gray tank before travel, the gray water will slosh around and some will come up onto the bathroom floor. The plug prevents this.
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Thanks for the explanation of the plug. Now I get it.
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