So we yanked out the water heater last week because we simply could not find the leak in it, and found something much worse-- the trailer is rotted all along the port side, from the front end to the wheel well.
The wood is punky in 4- 6in. through this area.
Waay worse than punky here. The blade of my faithful Case encountered no resistance at all. In fact, I could have poked my finger in just as deep, but it's yucky in there.
I'm thinking we have to cut the plywood back to the solid area, and scarf in a new plywood plank, but I don't know what I'm going to find under the plywood. None of the wood framing around the water heater and fridge
access ports shows any sign of rot, so I've got my fingers crossed.
Anybody know what the underlayment of an '88 Bigfoot