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Old 05-11-2011, 08:55 PM   #11
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Jane, the red and blue tubes you see may be coming off of a valve in the unit. Look in the cabinets for low point valves and make sure they are closed.

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Old 05-11-2011, 09:30 PM   #12
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It's probably not the red or blue drain plugs as those are the drains for the hot and cold water plumbing. As you said water is draining as youfill the fresh water tank. If you look where it is draining, you may find a white spigot type drain plug. Just give it a turn and I bet your water draining issue will be solved.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:41 PM   #13
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don't even know where the water tank is.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:40 PM   #14
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no place for a cap on the blue one. it just ends.
Scubie is right on. There should be threaded ends on your pex tubing drains. Someone at the factory goofed and your dealer double goofed by not catching something that obvious. What kind of PDI did you get if they never put water in the tank and pressurized the plumbing?

You can got to the home store and buy a pex fitting for each drain. I would get one with valves, but one that accepts "caps" is fine too.
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:23 AM   #15
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I'm waiting for answers from RV Direct. I will take some photos after work today and see if that helps. If all else fails, I'll visit a RV dealer in town. I think it is a valve. They probably opened it just before it left the dealership and forgot to close it or tell anyone how to close it. The owner's manual references a valve but all it tells me is: "The location of the fresh water and the waste water tank drain valve will vary from unit to unit but is generally located beneath the motorhome near each respective tank." I looked and didn't see anything.
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Old 05-12-2011, 07:02 AM   #16
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water drain

Isnt the "White colored hose" with a shut off petcock .the drain for the potable water tank ??
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Old 05-12-2011, 07:11 AM   #17
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water tank

Also... If water is coming out of a "blue " hose.... is that more of a sign that hose is either cut or not connected ???
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I didn't see a white hose. There are two, side-by-side. One is red and has a threaded cap on it. The blue one is not capped and is tapered a little. The water is coming out of the blue one. I initially thought it was just an overflow and that I had overfilled the tank. Then the gauge read E and I ran the water for just a short time and it started blowing air, so I shut off the pump.
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There are two, side-by-side. One is red and has a threaded cap on it. The blue one is not capped and is tapered a little. The water is coming out of the blue one.
These are "low point" drains. Does the blue one have threads where it is tapered? If not the entire fitting fell off. It should have exactly the same setup as the red one.

If you are just missing the cap they are easy to find. A white PVC 1/2 inch NPT threaded cap will get you up and running in no time.

If not you will need a PEX tubing to 1/2 inch NPT MALE fitting and cap
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no threads on the blue one. just tapered. still waiting for a response from rv direct's warranty people.
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