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Old 04-13-2019, 04:00 PM   #1
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Where is the fresh water tank?

I have a 2016 Sunseeker MBS 2400RSD with two slides, dinette and rear bed. I would like to know where the fresh water tank is located. A friend of mine with a Winnebago View cut a door opening so he has a visual look at his fresh water tank instead of relying on the panel lights. This is very useful when boondocking. While I'm at it, where is the Gray water tank?
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Old 04-13-2019, 04:14 PM   #2
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I have a 2016 Sunseeker MBS 2400RSD with two slides, dinette and rear bed. I would like to know where the fresh water tank is located. A friend of mine with a Winnebago View cut a door opening so he has a visual look at his fresh water tank instead of relying on the panel lights. This is very useful when boondocking. While I'm at it, where is the Gray water tank?
Gray water is under the RV. follow the 3" drain pipe back to a 11/2" pipe than to the tank.

Freshwater Should be under the bed.
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Old 04-17-2019, 09:29 PM   #3
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Water tank location on a Sunseeker 3050S

I have exactly the same situation with a fairly new Sunseeker 3050S....

Where exactly is the fresh water tank on a 3050S?

Anyone try to put in a viewing window yet?

I MUST be able to visually see the water level in the tank, mostly to see water useage when camping, and when waiting for it to fill.

THANKS for the help.

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Old 04-17-2019, 09:34 PM   #4
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Usage would be nice to monitor, but when I fill...when the water comes out the "Overflow tube" I know the tank is full.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:43 PM   #5
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I have exactly the same situation with a fairly new Sunseeker 3050S....

Where exactly is the fresh water tank on a 3050S?

Anyone try to put in a viewing window yet?

I MUST be able to visually see the water level in the tank, mostly to see water useage when camping, and when waiting for it to fill.

THANKS for the help.

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The fresh water tank can be accessed by opening the large rear storage compartment on the passanger side. If you remove the side panel (the one with the light on it) on the right it sits right there. Just below and forward of the tank gravity fill.

The side panel is held in by a few screws and as with most everything else staples.
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Old 04-18-2019, 10:45 PM   #6
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Old 04-19-2019, 11:57 AM   #7
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I have exactly the same situation with a fairly new Sunseeker 3050S....

Where exactly is the fresh water tank on a 3050S?

Anyone try to put in a viewing window yet?

I MUST be able to visually see the water level in the tank, mostly to see water useage when camping, and when waiting for it to fill.

THANKS for the help.

Steve
Probably been done but I have never seen or heard of a viewing window in a FW tank. The only view is water coming out of the overflow/vent tube when the tank is full.

There are a lot of complaints about level indicators being worthless. Most work OK for FW since thereís not supposed to be debris in the tank to mess with the sensors. I know that as soon as my gauge says zero there is exactly six gallons of water remaining.
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Old 04-19-2019, 01:08 PM   #8
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Probably been done but I have never seen or heard of a viewing window in a FW tank. The only view is water coming out of the overflow/vent tube when the tank is full.

There are a lot of complaints about level indicators being worthless. Most work OK for FW since thereís not supposed to be debris in the tank to mess with the sensors. I know that as soon as my gauge says zero there is exactly six gallons of water remaining.
I've had two different campers that had a 'viewing window' or level indicator on the fresh tank.

One was nothing more than a rectangle cut in the panel next to the water tank and was trimmed out nicely.

The other was simply a port at the top of the tank and a port at the bottom of the tank, with a clear hose in between. The hose was visible from inside the camper.
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Viewing fresh water tank SOLVED

The simple solution was to remove the panel covering the fresh water tank and make into a hinged door. Open the door (assuming the compartment isn't so packed full) and look at the tank. I added a scale for reading gallons remaining. I had to stretch the wires to the light, and since I was in electrician mode, also added a 12v outlet.
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Simple solution to solve your needs. Looks good. Now if you want to get fancy install a sea level gauge on that tank! It never ends
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