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Old 05-04-2016, 09:24 PM   #1
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2016 Apex 235BHS low point fresh water drain- no shut-off valves?

I'm new to this forum and couldn't find info on my question.
After getting my new coachman apex 235bhs home I noticed the two pex tubes coming through the floor in the right rear which drain all water from water lines in trailer. I expected to find a shut off valve for each line inside the trailer but there isn't!! Why would Coachman do this? The lines are always filled with water and very prone to freezing when traveling and camping in freezing temperatures! I'm going to try and install valves in the floor or, better yet, under the tub if I can get enough access to install and operate valves. Has anyone installed shut off valves in the Apex model and have advice and or pictures? I'm very handy but still interested in people's ideas.
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Old 05-10-2016, 07:30 PM   #2
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Say what? Dont the low point drains have valves at the very end of the tube? That's how my Apex is.

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Old 05-11-2016, 04:44 AM   #3
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Say what? Dont the low point drains have valves at the very end of the tube? That's how my Apex is.

Since the drains extend below the underbelly insualtion, the OP is worried that these could freeze alot easier. I shut off valve higher up could help fix this.

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