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Old 03-18-2016, 09:51 AM   #1
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An important lesson on the outdoor kitchen sink

Came outside for coffee this morning and heard water running near the rear of the RV. That is never a good sound!

Found water dripping near the outdoor kitchen drain plug. Opened the door and discovered that, sometime the prior evening, the cold water faucet had been bumped and had slowly filled the sink with water. Yes, the little sink stopper was installed as was the cap on the outdoor drain. It had filled the sink to overflowing, flooding the counter space under the fridge.

So, lesson learned to check those outdoor faucets. I'll likely also ensure that the sink stopper isn't installed and that the outdoor drain plug is loose, if not totally removed.

Doh!!
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Old 03-18-2016, 10:01 AM   #2
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You must have one of those wonderful outside kitchens that is suppose to drain in a bucket or on the ground instead of the a grey tank.
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:35 PM   #3
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You must have one of those wonderful outside kitchens that is suppose to drain in a bucket or on the ground instead of the a grey tank.
Correct. But the plug for the sink was installed so it wouldn't have drained anyway. It just filled the sink and flooded the counter top.
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Old 03-18-2016, 05:21 PM   #4
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This has happened to me before, the sink plug was in and it flooded into the trailer. I use the inside of the outdoor kitchen space for storage, and now make sure the stuff can't hit the faucet handle.
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Old 03-18-2016, 07:07 PM   #5
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put the drain in UPSIDE DOWn...stuff stays out and water still will drain. Just leave the cap off always. if dust gets in there while driving ,no big deal . there is no trap to plug up.
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