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Old 05-03-2011, 11:06 PM   #1
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Over Flow for fresh water tank

Hello, I have FR Stealth FS2612 and was wondering if there was a over flow tube for the fresh water tank. I always thought if I was filling the tank it would just come out where you fill it if it was full. I thought I read somewhere that there was a over flow tube in the tank. I can't check mine because I have a inclosed underbelly.

I would think all the tanks are somewhat the same that FR uses, so figured I'd ask. FR inclosed my low point drains so I wouldn't put it past them to have inclosed this as well. Thanks
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Old 05-03-2011, 11:27 PM   #2
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Mine has the vent right at the fill it is screened so it is hard to see it is right in the plastic when you remove the cap it is right at the top of the indent.
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:03 PM   #3
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Mine has the vent right at the fill it is screened so it is hard to see it is right in the plastic when you remove the cap it is right at the top of the indent.

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Old 05-11-2011, 06:18 PM   #4
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The way my fill port connects to the tank and the air vent line, water comes out the fill port before the air vent.

The screen port is an air vent and prevents overpressurizing the fresh water tank when filling it.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:12 PM   #5
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On my rockwood 8313ss has a a over flow tube right next to the fill hole
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:04 PM   #6
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On my rockwood 8313ss has a a over flow tube right next to the fill hole
Well, it is more of an air vent than an over flow tube; but that is semantics. If you are happy callling it an overflow tube, have at it.
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:36 PM   #7
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That's the standard way FR does it - when the put the hose on that is. It's missing on my 2011 Grey Wolf and i asked about it here and got many responses with the same issue. Not a terribly hard fix, and should be a warranty issue but it's faster and cheaper to fix it myself than to take it back to the dealer. If only quite raining long enough that is.

Without the hose the port on the tank will still 'overflow' it's just you'll have to look under the trailer to see it.
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:08 PM   #8
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I was just curious. I've had issues with valves leaking (breaking), a mystery water leak inside the trailer that the dealer can't locate, but it's there because I showed them pictures.

I have heated inclosed tanks that they used the same type of switch that they used for the lights.... No way of knowing which why is "on or off unless you turn the lights on. So I "assumed" the switch for the heated tanks would be in the same position as my light switches when on and off, but nope..., they installed that switch up side down. My two 12v were going dead every day.

So with the broken valves, leaks that can't be found, low point drains covered up, and not being able to see my tanks I figure they left that tube off (or didn't connect it).
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