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Old 03-22-2016, 01:13 PM   #1
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Fresh water tank drain?

2016 Forester 3171, can't remember where it's at. Looking around I only see 1 low point drain. Does this do both city water and the fresh water on board tank? Thanks
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Old 03-22-2016, 03:21 PM   #2
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Ok, never mind. Found it inside the water filter cabinet, partially covered with spray foam. Thanks.
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Ok, never mind. Found it inside the water filter cabinet, partially covered with spray foam. Thanks.
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I think the fresh water tank drain should be outside, under the unit, under the fresh water tank.
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You'd think. My other campers it's been directly beneath it. This is routed into the cabinet for the pump and filter. Click image for larger version

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I think the fresh water tank drain should be outside, under the unit, under the fresh water tank.
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You'd think. My other campers it's been directly beneath it. This is routed into the cabinet for the pump and filter.
Actually... this is the ideal set-up for a fresh water tank drain. (and/or the low point drains)
No trapped water outside of the heated basement area to freeze during cold weather camping.
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You'd think. My other campers it's been directly beneath it. This is routed into the cabinet for the pump and filter. Attachment 102587

We have the same unit. Also, look underneath your unit and you will see where it drains and you should see another blue line with a cap on it. When you remove the cap water comes out of that line also. Does anyone know where that line goes or comes from?
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I believe that's the low point drain, only one I could find. There is one more blue line sticking through and I'm assuming that's the overflow for the fresh water tank.
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Fresh water tank drain?

So is it true then that the water tank is ABOVE what is showing in post #4? That can't be the tank drain valve unless the tank is above it in elevation.

The other blue line you found could be the water tank drain. I don't know that they use a blue line or any line to the bottom for the overflow. Maybe they do but I don't think we have one.


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So is it true then that the water tank is ABOVE what is showing in post #4? That can't be the tank drain valve unless the tank is above it in elevation.

The other blue line you found could be the water tank drain. I don't know that they use a blue line or any line to the bottom for the overflow. Maybe they do but I don't think we have one.


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On the 3170's the FW tank is under the bed so yes, the tank is above that point. One blue hose out the bottom is the FW drain and the other blue line with the screw valve is the low point drain.


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Cool - that's pretty high up for a tank but that must leave for storage down lower.


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