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Old 05-08-2016, 06:30 PM   #1
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Water tank level

We have the hw192 a frame. How do you tell how much water is left in the tank during a camping trip? We can't see the water level just by crawling under the camper and looking at the tank.
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Old 05-08-2016, 07:36 PM   #2
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You have about a gallon left when your waterpump starts to speed up....and spit water and air....
At this time you either fill the tank, or turn the pump off.
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We have the hw192 a frame. How do you tell how much water is left in the tank during a camping trip? We can't see the water level just by crawling under the camper and looking at the tank.
There is no easy way to tell how much but as you get lower I look at tank and jiggle the trailer and I can see the water level.
But, as D-Mo says when you get real low the water pump will keep trying to pump as it has a pressure switch that is designed to shut off with the proper water pressure and it will start spitting.
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I've see some fancy custom made and calibrated sight gauges installed by replacing the drain plug. But it seemed to be a gear geek thing and more trouble this it's worth. I've always just kept a filled Aquatainer around if it mattered.

A flashlight on the side opposite from where you are looking will help you see the water level in the tank.
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Old 05-10-2016, 01:34 PM   #5
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Since I use a 5 gallon bucket for gray water drain it's easy to know how much we've used. Just check it after doing dishes and empty when it's full. Of course if you disinfect your tank and drink out of it or use the outdoor shower you'll need to use another method.
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