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    Posted: 26 May 2020 at 7:39pm
Today, after taking a shower, I noticed water oozing out between the wall and floor, just beside the vent, under the door. I had taken an exceptionally long shower and the inside walls and the toilet were pretty wet. I thought I had caulked the surround where the little screws are pretty good. I have a 2016 171. Do I need to take those perimeter trim pieces off and recaulk? I only did the top of those, above the screws, should I also do the bottom? Also, how about where the toilet meets the floor. I don't even know if any of that could be the problem. Could there be a hose leak underneath? I took the little vent off to look in the access hole. It was wet but not very. I have thought about letting it dry until tomorrow, then observe as I spray water. Any suggestions?
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Check that all the fittings on the drain side are tight. I cut 2more holes under the shower pan so you can reach in easier then covered all 3 holes with one grill'




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The fittings on the drain side look dry. It's coming from what looks like the backside of the toilet. Or at least on that end. I took the toilet up and the black caulk around the flange looks suspicious like they missed a place in the back. I'll let it dry overnight and tomorrow fill in that crack and see what happens.
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I think you went some time without using the facility, and now you're seeing areas that may have degraded.  I'd reseal and then reuse.  You went sometime without using that shower.
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When you say reseal, be specific...
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Today I resealed under the toilet. Evidently, because of the difficulty of caulking in the back, R-pod's worker just skipped that part. But it's dry under there now. I'm glad I used to be a painter, and that I tried that BEFORE cutting holes in the wall. But smart, good job Marwayne.I'm going to paint my white grill black. Thanks guys for making this a great forum. Like the Three Musketeers, all for one, and one for all!
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