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Old 12-27-2015, 02:19 PM   #1
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OK to use heat tape on dump valves

Is it OK to use heat tape on exterior dump valves on a travel trailer?

If not, any other ideas to keep the valves warm? They are not enclosed, so a light bulb probably will not work. Thanks!

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Old 12-27-2015, 02:23 PM   #2
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Heat tape will work. So will heat pads.


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Old 12-27-2015, 02:57 PM   #3
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Our unit came with Factory Heat Pad's on the (Tanks/pipes/and Valves) so it must be OK! Youroo!! These are 12 Volt!
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