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Old 01-26-2016, 08:04 AM   #11
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Just curious, but is the black knob above the black valves in the pic above the antifreeze port?



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I believe it is. It looks like a black version of my white antifreeze "sucker" but I've never seen a panel like this pic. And rather than a knob, it's a female threaded connection.


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Old 01-26-2016, 10:03 AM   #12
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I believe it is... it's a female threaded connection.
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This one is a cap and plug on a male threaded connection. I suspect there is a "hose kit" to make this work. I'm sure Home Depot has everything I need to make my own "kit".

I just wish the manuals were a little more specific to the brand/model. The general FR manual doesn't address my panel at all.

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Old 01-26-2016, 10:09 AM   #13
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One is a tank fill, the other is probably your city water. Most tank flushes look the same, but are black and somewhat separated from fresh water.
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Old 01-26-2016, 10:09 AM   #14
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Filling water tank question?

My belief is threaded outside - winterizing port, threaded inside - city or flush ports, no threads fresh water fill. Unfortunately all mine are black ( but labeled ),
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Old 01-26-2016, 10:10 AM   #15
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I believe it is. It looks like a black version of my white antifreeze "sucker" but I've never seen a panel like this pic. And rather than a knob, it's a female threaded connection.


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That's probably not a knob, but the cap on the end of a hose. Give it a pull.
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X2 Mr.Dan & Aquaman, that should be his antifreeze suction hose with a black cap. Just pull it out and you should have a hose long enough to drop in a bottle of AF.
As far as the two water inlets, mine on my 2014 Heritage Glen has two female threaded inlets, one is for city water and the other (yes it is threaded too) is for my fresh tank fill. But I am amazed at the lack of labeling in this unit. Usually I see it labeled wrong, but at least it's labeled. My black tank flush is also identical and nearby, but it is a black fitting as opposed to the white fittings. In answer to the OP, hook em' up and see what happens!!
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The picture the OP put up in post 4 shows two gravity fills with no threaded connection. You can see the screened ports for the vent lines on each one. One has to be for the fresh tank. Is it possible his unit has two fresh tanks? I added a tank on one of my hybrids and had two fills like that, but I have never seen one from the factory. And with two tanks you need a 3 way valve somewhere on the pump suction line.

Maybe they cut the 3" hole for it in the wrong place, and then just stuck an extra fill port in to fill the hole ? That would not surprise me.

Why not look underneath, or open up the access inside, and see whats connected to them and where it go's?
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The picture the OP put up in post 4 shows two gravity fills with no threaded connection. You can see the screened ports for the vent lines on each one. One has to be for the fresh tank. Is it possible his unit has two fresh tanks? I added a tank on one of my hybrids and had two fills like that, but I have never seen one from the factory. And with two tanks you need a 3 way valve somewhere on the pump suction line.

Maybe they cut the 3" hole for it in the wrong place, and then just stuck an extra fill port in to fill the hole ? That would not surprise me.

Why not look underneath, or open up the access inside, and see whats connected to them and where it go's?
Having 2 tanks makes sense, since he said he had 80 gallons of fresh water. The biggest tank I've seen has been 60-65 gallons.
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X2 Mr.Dan & Aquaman, that should be his antifreeze suction hose with a black cap. Just pull it out and you should have a hose long enough to drop in a bottle of AF.
As far as the two water inlets, mine on my 2014 Heritage Glen has two female threaded inlets, one is for city water and the other (yes it is threaded too) is for my fresh tank fill. But I am amazed at the lack of labeling in this unit. Usually I see it labeled wrong, but at least it's labeled. My black tank flush is also identical and nearby, but it is a black fitting as opposed to the white fittings. In answer to the OP, hook em' up and see what happens!!

How big is your fresh water tank? You must have a separate vent tube when filling the tank the air has to escape somewhere.
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How big is your fresh water tank? You must have a separate vent tube when filling the tank the air has to escape somewhere.
My Sierra had a screw connection for fresh water tank. The vent was located underneath next to the tank drain.
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