RV Air Conditioner Leaks When it Rains? Here’s How to Fix it!

An RV air conditioner leaking water inside when it rains is a common occurrence, and it’s one that you must address as soon as you notice it to prevent widespread and costly damage.

Are you ready to learn some tips for how to fix RV air conditioners?

Warning! Always seek the assistance of a helper when climbing on the roof of your RV, especially when moving heavy equipment like an air conditioner.

Confirm the AC Shroud is Intact The shroud is the plastic or metal cover that goes over your RV air conditioner to protect it from the elements

Check for Loose Mounting Bolts and Bad Rubber Gaskets Your air conditioner is attached to your RV’s roof with mounting bolts, and water is kept out courtesy of rubber gaskets that seal against the RV roof once the bolts are tightened.

Ensure Adequate AC Clearance RV air conditioners need to have some space between the bottom of the unit and the roof of your RV.

Locate Other Points of Entry You may assume that your RV air conditioner leaks when it rains due to the location of the drip or water damage, but it’s possible that water is coming in from somewhere else entirely.

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