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Old 09-06-2015, 05:09 PM   #1
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I recently bought a 2013 Sunseeker 2050LE. I noticed while looking at various motorhomes on dealers lots that many had a label indicating whee the low point drain is located.

My Sunseeker does not have that label. Can anyone tell me if it has a low point drain and if so where it is located.

This is my first RV and I now have about two weeks of limited experience.

I will say that there are a lot of scary posts regarding Forest River products but my unit seems to be well built and is a joy to drive. It has the Chevy 4500 chassis.
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I recently bought a 2013 Sunseeker 2050LE. I noticed while looking at various motorhomes on dealers lots that many had a label indicating whee the low point drain is located.

My Sunseeker does not have that label. Can anyone tell me if it has a low point drain and if so where it is located.

This is my first RV and I now have about two weeks of limited experience.

I will say that there are a lot of scary posts regarding Forest River products but my unit seems to be well built and is a joy to drive. It has the Chevy 4500 chassis.
I think that people are more likely to post "scary" things like the problems they have, rather than the countless people that do not post anything about the good things about their units and the lack of problems. It's just human nature to focus on the problems, rather than the lack of problems.

We are hoping to buy our first new Class C and have a Forester 3051S in mind. I'm sure we will have some hopefully minior problems too, but the good should outweigh the bad.

Good luck and have fun...
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The standard location for the low point drain on a Sunseeker is on the passenger side behind the rear wheel. If you look under there you will see a blue tube without a screw on cap and a red tube with a cap, the red tube is the low point drain. There is a storage compartment there with a door on the back wall, if you open this you will see your water pump and filter. and the drain valve for your fresh water tank. We have owned two Sunseekers we bought of them new, the first one, a 2300, had an air shock that leaked (loose connection) and they had to replace the microwave. Our new one is a 2700DS and so far my only complaint is a hard to open microwave, and some poorly installed drawer latches.
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Thanks, i will be looking for that later today.
Is this storage compartment under the vehicle or is it the one on the passenger side near the back bumper?


The standard location for the low point drain on a Sunseeker is on the passenger side behind the rear wheel. If you look under there you will see a blue tube without a screw on cap and a red tube with a cap, the red tube is the low point drain. There is a storage compartment there with a door on the back wall, if you open this you will see your water pump and filter. and the drain valve for your fresh water tank. We have owned two Sunseekers we bought of them new, the first one, a 2300, had an air shock that leaked (loose connection) and they had to replace the microwave. Our new one is a 2700DS and so far my only complaint is a hard to open microwave, and some poorly installed drawer latches.
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The standard location for the low point drain on a Sunseeker is on the passenger side behind the rear wheel. If you look under there you will see a blue tube without a screw on cap and a red tube with a cap, the red tube is the low point drain. There is a storage compartment there with a door on the back wall, if you open this you will see your water pump and filter. and the drain valve for your fresh water tank. We have owned two Sunseekers we bought of them new, the first one, a 2300, had an air shock that leaked (loose connection) and they had to replace the microwave. Our new one is a 2700DS and so far my only complaint is a hard to open microwave, and some poorly installed drawer latches.
Not all Sunseekers are the same. I have a low point drain on both sides of the RV. They're also white, not color-coded. My recommendation is to crawl underneath and look for hoses with caps on the end. Also, my filter and pump system are underneath the bed with a small door at the base of the bed.
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The standard location for the low point drain on a Sunseeker is on the passenger side behind the rear wheel. If you look under there you will see a blue tube without a screw on cap and a red tube with a cap, the red tube is the low point drain. There is a storage compartment there with a door on the back wall, if you open this you will see your water pump and filter. and the drain valve for your fresh water tank. We have owned two Sunseekers we bought of them new, the first one, a 2300, had an air shock that leaked (loose connection) and they had to replace the microwave. Our new one is a 2700DS and so far my only complaint is a hard to open microwave, and some poorly installed drawer latches.
Is the low point drain the same as the drain for the fresh water tank? I also have a 2013 Sunseeker 2050LE on a Chevy 4500 chassis. In mine, the drain for the fresh water tank is under the bed, I have to extend the slideout, remove the mattress and flip up the bottom half of the bed (which is a royal pain). That's what the dealer showed me when I asked about draining the water lines for winterizing. Is there another drain that I am not aware of?
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My Sunseeker 2860DS has the lowpoint drain right where tlf65 says it is, behind the rear passenger tires. There is a capped red tube for the plumbing drain and an uncapped blue tube for the freshwater tank drain.
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In my 3010DS, the low water drain is in the same place as my water filter, and almost directly next to where the fresh water tank and fill is located.
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Remember there are (atleast) two low point drains, one for the water tank and one for hot water. I suggest you replace the plastic end cap for the HW and replace it a valve. Take a look at pic 29 I think on my misc album. If you lose the pressure cap (normally under the coach) you will lose HW and you will have to isolate the HW using the bypass if you still want any water service. I run both (new) values from the water cabinet in a 2300 and they both drain at the rear of the coach....so I dont stand in water when it drains! This mod was less than 15 bucks for the two values, a can of great foam (pest resistent) , a couple of sticks of pex, and (ouch) the pex fitings...

Gmacklem I see your in GA, I am just north of Newnan, what about you?
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Is the low point drain the same as the drain for the fresh water tank? I also have a 2013 Sunseeker 2050LE on a Chevy 4500 chassis. In mine, the drain for the fresh water tank is under the bed, I have to extend the slideout, remove the mattress and flip up the bottom half of the bed (which is a royal pain). That's what the dealer showed me when I asked about draining the water lines for winterizing. Is there another drain that I am not aware of?


Found them, they are between the door and the propane tank in font of the rear tires. I guess I was lucky they are intact after 2 winters, since I never knew they existed and therefore never opened them when winterizing. They have caps but no shutoff valves.
I guess the dealer figured I would either bring the MH to him for winterizing ($150!) or learn the hard way by having to have him repair burst pipes later (more $$$).
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