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Old 08-05-2014, 01:21 PM   #1
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Draining water from main tank

Since I am a newbie with my 2004 Forester 255, I will probably be asking many questions. This one concerns draining the water tank. I looked underneath and found 2 hoses with white caps. Is this where I drain the tank? If so, do I open both? Why are there 2? My other motorhomes only had one drain plug.
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Old 08-05-2014, 01:37 PM   #2
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Drains

Those are hot and cold low water drains, used when winterizing. Keep looking for your fresh water tank drain, mine is a petcock beside the frame near the back but could be anywhere.
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Old 08-05-2014, 01:42 PM   #3
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I'm thinking you found the "low water" drains that drain the water out of the hot & cold water lines. There should be a valve under the unit with a handle that when in the vertical position (up or down depending on your unit), drains the fresh water tank. It's there, you'll just have to take a look on your hands and knees to find it.
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Old 08-05-2014, 03:08 PM   #4
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Mine is behind a panel in a rear storage compartment next to the water pump.
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