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Old 05-16-2014, 04:03 AM   #1
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fresh water tank

OK this is a simple question, but when I fill my fresh water tank, how do I know when my tank is full so I can turn off the hose?
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:02 AM   #3
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Ours pours out the overflow below the convenience center - 36FL
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:58 AM   #4
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As Andy said, there's an overflow hose below your unit. when the tank gets full it will start running out. I will usually get about 5 gallons on the ground before it stops.
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Is the fresh water tank siphoning defect back again? I thought that was fixed. What's next... the shower door leak coming back?
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Is the fresh water tank siphoning defect back again? I thought that was fixed. What's next... the shower door leak coming back?

who said it was back?
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As Andy said, there's an overflow hose below your unit. when the tank gets full it will start running out. I will usually get about 5 gallons on the ground before it stops.
Isn't that why 5 more gallons drains out onto the ground?
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Before it was fixed by the service center I'd loose 30 gallons. I'm pretty happy with 5 gallons. I figure that has to be room within the tank for sloshing around and expansion since it's such a big tank..
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who said it was back?
Yep its back my 14 38rl made 10/13 has the pex vent line that's suppose to be in the convenience center coming out of the underbelly which siphons tank level down to 2/3 full on gauge. I would guess it loses about 20-30 gallons. I was able to purchse a shutoff valve that Lowes sells it just pushes right on the pex line. Fixed but eventually may try and pull the line up, not sure if that's possible or not.
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You can call your dealer and they can fix this, however your fix works too.
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Is the fresh water tank siphoning defect back again? I thought that was fixed. What's next... the shower door leak coming back?

Our shower doors don't leak.......that's a self cleaning bathroom floor. Every time you shower the floor gets washed too
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Dave is the "glass 1/2 full" kinda guy, good for him!!
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Dave is the "glass 1/2 full" kinda guy, good for him!!

Depends on what's in the glass
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Old 05-17-2014, 03:33 AM   #14
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Seriously though......there was quite a bit of discussion in the past about the leaking showers. I suppose some folks had it worse than we did. My shower did leak when we first got the trailer but it only leaked about 3-4 ounces and I believe more water dripped off of me than leaked through the shower door.

Thankfully when I took my trailer to the service center for other repairs, they went through my trailer and fixed many things I didn't know needed fixed. They must have fixed my shower because it did stop leaking.
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My new '15 38FL has the siphon issue. When I fill the fresh water to full it will drain out to about the 2/3rds level. Anyone know what size shutoff valve I need to get to plug the pex?
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I guess I will just add a shutoff valve for pex line on my list... This seems pretty silly. Like a hose was just not trimmed the right length or something.
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My new '15 38FL has the siphon issue. When I fill the fresh water to full it will drain out to about the 2/3rds level. Anyone know what size shutoff valve I need to get to plug the pex?
1/2 inch. This is what I used...http://www.homedepot.com/p/SharkBite...9?N=5yc1vZbuf8
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This is what I bought from Lowes install in seconds, just push it on, doesn't leak a drop and comes with a tool to remove it.

http://www.lowes.com/pd_369223-33599...alve&facetInfo=
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If you look around the section of the store with the valve for the toilets, you should find a silver pex valve with very small handle on it. Since this valve hangs down under the trailer, I think a shorter handle would be better.
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Dave, I configured the valve so that the handle is down when the valve is open, when closed it is only about 1 inch below the cover, it is actually higher than the drain valve.
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