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Old 01-20-2014, 09:16 PM   #1
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Fresh Water Tank Dropped

I filled my tank to go to OK City because I knew it was going to be freezing. When I got there I could not get any water out of the tank. I noticed it was sagging 4 inches. I drained it and decided to tackle it the next day. When I opened it up I found this
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:27 PM   #2
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Did the sag crimp your hose? I am not understanding how the sag kept you from getting water. How did you fix it and did the water flow come back? Sorry for your problem hope all works out.
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:28 PM   #3
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I was supported bu 2 12 in wide pieces of OSB plywood. It was sagging about 4 inches. A call to the factory confirmed that is was not the proper installation. They stated that they would send me a tank if needed. They are aware I am performing my own repairs under warranty. I do not want to move out of the rv to take it to the shop. Besides I can repair it to my standards. I cut a piece of 3/4 inch foil backed foam board to cover the bottom of the tank. I Then covered that with a piece of 1/2 inch plywood screwed to the metal frame a couple inched to either side of the tank. After re-installing the black cover, I installed 2 5 ft pieces of Unistrut as additional support. It turns out the pump was bad and I have now received the replacement. Dynamax is excellent about supplying replacement parts to include a new hydraulic cylinder. The plywood is visible in this photo on the left.
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:31 PM   #4
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Batts-toy, the design does not permit the hose to be crimped. That was my first thought. It turns out the diaphragms on the pump are bad and I have received a new pump. It will go in tomorrow.
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:32 PM   #5
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Good job, sounds like a good approach to the repair. I am like you I prefer to do my own work (fortunately no problems with my TT yet). Enjoy
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Here is the unistrut. It is used to attache pipes and cable holders to power poles. It is available at Home Depot.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:51 AM   #7
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Thanks for the photo, his should keep the angles from spreading so they stay under the tank. I am familiar with Home Depot and the unistruts, I used some to build cross supports under my Wildwood T26TBSS when I switched types of stablizer jacks.
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:23 AM   #8
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I also added unitary under the front. I will go to electrical supply and purchase the hangers and hang some 5 inch pic pipe under for my sewer hose.
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