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Old 06-17-2014, 08:10 PM   #1
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Draining the Fresh Water Tank

I want to drain, flush, and refill my fresh water tank in prepping for a trip (been sitting for about 6 weeks). Problem is that tiny drain valve in the tank($&@!)

Does anyone know a better/faster way to drain the fresh water?
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:08 PM   #2
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I open the valve leading from the water pump & turn the pump on along with the dump valve being open. It empties fairly quickly that way.
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:12 PM   #3
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Thanks ceedog - i'll give it a try.
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:12 PM   #4
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I do the same. Just need to make sure you open the valve next to the pump so it dumps the water out the bottom instead of pumping it into the coach. You'll see it. Then remember to close it as well. I will also slightly, and i am slightly, increase the height of the driver side jacks by maybe 1-2 inches. That angles the motorhome just enough to push the water over to the passenger side of the tanks, where the drains are located.
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Old 06-17-2014, 09:34 PM   #5
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You can also unscrew the valve entirely, but that sort of defeats the purpose of having a valve in the first place.
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