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Old 10-13-2010, 06:54 PM   #1
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Help! What is this?

I just purchased a 2005 38' Salem Travel Trailer. As I was exploring under the trailer I came across this... the long rectangular box with the 2 hoses hanging down. It is just in front of the fresh water thank. Can anybody tell me what it is?
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:01 PM   #2
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They are your hot and cold water low point drains generally opened when you winterize.
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:51 PM   #3
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And what I did was mark the hot water side with red tape and the cold water side with blue tape just so I would know which was which. For some reason I like to color code things.
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Old 10-14-2010, 03:04 PM   #4
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Thank you. That's what I thought, but wanted to make sure.
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Welcome to the forum, glad to see you have your answer already..
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Old 10-15-2010, 06:59 AM   #7
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They located my L.P.D.s square in the center of the bottom of the 5er.
$5 worth of PVC & no more crawling on my belly.
Also added a ball valve to my fresh water drain.


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OK, I think I would have a problem if my fresh water system low point drains are located below the black water dump tank. I know, I know, that the valves are closed, the system is usually pressurized and all of that, but it just don't seem right.

Is there any way to run the lines a different direction ??
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OK, I think I would have a problem if my fresh water system low point drains are located below the black water dump tank. I know, I know, that the valves are closed, the system is usually pressurized and all of that, but it just don't seem right.

Is there any way to run the lines a different direction ??
If your point is contamination, I really don't think that’s possible.

The valves are 3 + feet from the end of the sewer boom & with the hose extended the valves would be from 3' to 10' more away.

Here’s a full pic of the boom for comparison.

Would really have to be slinging the “stuff” around for it to come in contact with the drains.

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I have the 392flfb 42' model. I have the same box and same low point hoses underneath. my lines are colour coded red and blue throughout the trailer and they are in the same place. I gotta put some insulation up there soon. the factory stuff doesnt keep it that insulated on cold mornings!
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