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Old 08-13-2016, 08:02 AM   #1
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How do I Know My Water tank is Full????

My 2016 Rockwood 8286ws fifth wheel is new and I can't tell when my fresh water tank is full. All my other RV's had an overflow hose and I knew, but not this one. How do I tell??????
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My 2016 Rockwood 8286ws fifth wheel is new and I can't tell when my fresh water tank is full. All my other RV's had an overflow hose and I knew, but not this one. How do I tell??????
Surely there is a gauge which is only somewhat dependable but gives you an idea. I bought a water meter that goes on the hose end so I can tell exactly how much I put in. Cost around ten bucks on Amazon. It is accurate to about 5%.
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Surely there is a gauge which is only somewhat dependable but gives you an idea. I bought a water meter that goes on the hose end so I can tell exactly how much I put in. Cost around ten bucks on Amazon. It is accurate to about 5%.
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Old 08-13-2016, 08:18 AM   #4
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It has to have a vent/overflow or it would burst when filling. May not be where you expect it.
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Fresh tank full.

Does it have a gravity fill or hose connect?
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Old 08-13-2016, 12:51 PM   #7
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My TT is a gravity fill. I have an adapter with a turn off on the hose that goes into tank in order to keep the hose on and flowing. When full, it just overflows out the hose opening.
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I would fill it until the water comes out the fill tube.
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Old 08-13-2016, 01:16 PM   #9
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How do I know its full when I get sprayed and wet
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Old 08-13-2016, 02:21 PM   #10
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I fill till water comes out of vent or hose opening.

I turn water on, walk away and forget it's filling, remember it's filling after water starts to come out, run to turn water off
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