shower tray

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  1. The Wino

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    We just started to use our shower more often as been on French aires the past week and have noticed if we park nose down a leak from under the panel outside the shower . There is a slot in the panel under the washroom door which looks like its there on purpose so you can spot any leaks . I wonder if its the waste trap under the tray there a couple of vents in the rear locker behind has anyone else had this on a chausson flash3

    David
     
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    Park nose up?
     
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    problem is I think it leaks anyway but we only see it when we park nose down :Doh:
     
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    it may be a hairline crack in the plastic tray.... a pretty common annoyance

    fixing it by the factory directions means dismantling the shower room to replace it then reinstalling everything on top. if out of warranty it would be cheaper to get the tray sprayed with flexible bed liner as used in pickup trucks and freezer vans. from experience the spray liner option is more permanent as even replacement trays crack, but the liner is self healing and remains flexible
     
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    Have crawled over the shower tray can't see any cracks although the dog hairs....the get everywhere...dont help!!!!
     
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    you're in France....what the hell are you showering for :Eeek:
     
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    We had this problem with our flash 09
    The problem seems to be that the shower tray is not laid completely flat, and therefore has some flex, usually around the plug area.ours developed a hairline crack in the channel that runs round the edge of the tray near the plug.
    It was only noticeable when you stood on it and it flexed.
    I took the vent covers off, and put 2 small wooden wedges in to lift the tray from underneath, only a few mm, I them injected some expanding foam between the shower tray and base, after a few minutes I pulled the wedges out and let it all harden.
    Now when I stand on the tray there is no movement and flexing.
    I then used some plastic weld to rejoin the crack, up to now it is leak free.
    I enquired hoe much a new tray was from chausson, £500!!!
     
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    the spray on liner method costs about £100 - £200 depending on size and damage, so half the price of a replacement tray.
     
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