Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-04-2016, 09:24 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2016
Location: White Salmon , WA
Posts: 2
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.
Thanks much

Gidler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2016, 07:30 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Oregon
Posts: 129
Say what? Dont the low point drains have valves at the very end of the tube? That's how my Apex is.

2014 Ford F-150
2015 Apex Nano 193BHS
2017 Nights Camped: 14
mbCik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2016, 04:44 AM   #3
Prime Member
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: About 30 miles west of Beantown.
Posts: 2,540
Originally Posted by mbCik View Post
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.

Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

2016 Coachmen Freedom Express Liberty Edition 310BHDS
2013 Chevy Silverado 2500HD LTZ 6.6L V8 Duramax
Husky weight distribution hitch with sway control
timfromma is online now   Reply With Quote

drain, fresh water, water, valve

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:22 AM.