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Old 05-23-2015, 06:38 PM   #1
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Fresh water tank drain valve - where is it?

On our 2015 Freelander 22QBF, we have looked everywhere. Finally contacted the factory and got a response from Ronald Ross "The tank drain is with the other Low Point drains in the kitchen base cabinet; there should be an access panel or drawer to remove to gain access to the Low Points."

Removing a drawer or the panel looks to be a royal pain, so we opt to worry about it if we ever really must use it.

I asked for a plumbing diagram, but he said there is not a plumbing schematic. WTF? He did send one for the electrical, which turned out to be really helpful, because the labeling on the Power Distribution Panel was completely unreadable.
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Old 06-08-2015, 12:36 AM   #2
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In my 13 Mirada they are in the water closet area in an outside access door, where you connect city water, fill up the tank, etc. they are three open/close valves hooked to nylon hose-type drain lines
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Old 07-15-2015, 12:44 PM   #3
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I'm not trying to hijack this thread, but I'm having the same problem. I have the 2016 Coachmen Leprechaun 319DS, and I have looked (literally) all around the bottom, around the low-point drains, etc., and cannot locate a dedicated fresh water tank drain valve. I've been doing the camper/travel trailer thing for 35+ years, but this motorhome has me stumped with the drain plug location! The only way I have found to drain most of the tank is to run the water pump and open the faucets so that the water drains into the grey tank (which then needs to be emptied). There has got to be a faster way! Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!
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Old 09-08-2015, 02:41 PM   #4
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Hugh - I am trying to drain my fresh water. I see the lines you mentioned. There are 2 white and one red. I assume the red is the heater. How do you know which is the fresh water?
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Hugh - I am trying to drain my fresh water. I see the lines you mentioned. There are 2 white and one red. I assume the red is the heater. How do you know which is the fresh water?
If both are capped or have a valve on them open both, one might be a low point drain.
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Guess I'm lucky got a cheap tt and it has a sticker telling where the drain is Later RJD
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Guess I'm lucky got a cheap tt and it has a sticker telling where the drain is Later RJD
Mine are labeled as well plus the PDI guy pointed them out and I made a note of it.

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Bob;

I'm such a nutz. Three valves inside the water box compartment. Opened all three and they just took forever to drain. One hot, one cold and one for the tank.
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Bob;

I'm such a nutz. Three valves inside the water box compartment. Opened all three and they just took forever to drain. One hot, one cold and one for the tank.
Opening a faucet in the kitchen or bath will expedite draining the cold side, taking the drain plug out of the water heater will expedite the warm side. The tank takes the longest time to drain and can run for a half hour if you have a much water in it. I see campers open the fresh water drain and let it run as they drive home. Ever see that narrow ribbon of wet pavement leading you to the campground exit and then down the highway?

I learned the hard way to drain them all before leaving the coach in storage for a week or two until the next trip. I thought I could leave water in the fresh tank for two or three weeks. Not so, after having to sanitize the fresh water tank a few times I learned my lesson.

Gary and I try to hold sanitizing to once in the spring when I pull the coach out of storage.
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That is what messed me up. I opened the three valves and only a cup or so of water drained out. I opened a faucet and it drained for a long time.
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