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Old 04-30-2017, 12:34 PM   #1
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False reading on fresh tank?

Anyone? We just had it filled where we are dry camping and it still says empty.

Also, anyone know where the water pump is located?
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:38 PM   #2
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I don't think the water pump has anything to do with your tank indicators, do they indicate for the other tanks? May just be a wire loose somewhere.
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:48 PM   #3
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False reading on fresh tank?

Thank you. All the others are reading properly.

The water pump is a separate issue. Do you know where it is?
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Anyone? We just had it filled where we are dry camping and it still says empty.

Also, anyone know where the water pump is located?


Antone,
You and I have the same rig.
Passenger side of the rig, mid-way compartment has a blank panel behind the compartment door. There is access to your water heater and water pump behind that panel. I just permanently removed the black panel (4 screws) so I have easy access to those mechanical items.
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Old 04-30-2017, 02:31 PM   #6
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Tanks are famous for not reading correctly. Has it ever read correctly? If not then likely a wire is sitting too high on the tank or not connected properly.
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Old 04-30-2017, 03:19 PM   #8
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Thank you gents. I do not know if they fresh water has ever read correctly. I filled it before we left home and when we got here it said 1/3. I can understand losing some on the road, but not that much.
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Antone,
You and I have the same rig.
Passenger side of the rig, mid-way compartment has a blank panel behind the compartment door. There is access to your water heater and water pump behind that panel. I just permanently removed the black panel (4 screws) so I have easy access to those mechanical items.


Well I pulled the panel off. Pump is fine, but the tank is nearly empty. I watched a guy fill it, some came out of the overflow. We did not use any water, no leaks anywhere. It seemed like a lot of water came out the overfill. Is it possible there was so much air pressure in there it forced the water out tthe overflow? I'm really not getting it.
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Well I pulled the panel off. Pump is fine, but the tank is nearly empty. I watched a guy fill it, some came out of the overflow. We did not use any water, no leaks anywhere. It seemed like a lot of water came out the overfill. Is it possible there was so much air pressure in there it forced the water out tthe overflow? I'm really not getting it.


It is possible that you lost most of your water through your overflow Antone. There are a few past threads regarding that very issue. I've never had a problem with it, but others needed to loop the overflow a couple of times to stop that vacuum at the top of the tank.
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