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Old 11-19-2017, 03:47 PM   #1
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Micro Lite 21DS Low Point Drain?

Brand new to RVing with our 2018 Micro Lite 21DS. We did our shake down cruise and camped for 3 days in NC. We love the floor plan and everything is worked fine. Now it's time to winterize it for the season.

I searched the threads, checked You Tube and I can't find a photo of what the low point drains look like. On the door-side of our RV, there's a label that says "low point drain", but underneath the Rv are three black hoses that come together in a T-style brass connector. Is that the low point drain? Shouldn't there be a red and blue hose sticking through the bottom of the trailer somewhere? I can't find them and the bottom of the RV is covered. Sorry for the noob questions. Thanks everyone.
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Brand new to RVing with our 2018 Micro Lite 21DS. We did our shake down cruise and camped for 3 days in NC. We love the floor plan and everything is worked fine. Now it's time to winterize it for the season.

I searched the threads, checked You Tube and I can't find a photo of what the low point drains look like. On the door-side of our RV, there's a label that says "low point drain", but underneath the Rv are three black hoses that come together in a T-style brass connector. Is that the low point drain? Shouldn't there be a red and blue hose sticking through the bottom of the trailer somewhere? I can't find them and the bottom of the RV is covered. Sorry for the noob questions. Thanks everyone.
I would say yes to the red and blue but with fr who knows. You'd more than likely have a fresh tank drain, then yes hot and cold low point drains. Usually, from what I have seen, the fresh tank is kind of on its own and the low point drains are right on top of each other.
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Old 11-19-2017, 05:37 PM   #3
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I would say yes to the red and blue but with fr who knows. You'd more than likely have a fresh tank drain, then yes hot and cold low point drains. Usually, from what I have seen, the fresh tank is kind of on its own and the low point drains are right on top of each other.
It's strange. I drained the fresh water tank. I looked all over the underside and can't see the drain tubes. I wondered if it was the three black hoses at the T-connector. Or maybe FR forgot to add the tubes?
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It's strange. I drained the fresh water tank. I looked all over the underside and can't see the drain tubes. I wondered if it was the three black hoses at the T-connector. Or maybe FR forgot to add the tubes?
Can you take a picture of the tubes?
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It's strange. I drained the fresh water tank. I looked all over the underside and can't see the drain tubes. I wondered if it was the three black hoses at the T-connector. Or maybe FR forgot to add the tubes?
We have the 2018 Rockwood 2104s which is supposed to be the sister to and built on the same line as the 21DS. Our low point drain lines, two of them not connected but separate and a couple of inches apart, are a couple feet behind the rear axle on the entry side of the trailer. I donít know what color they are but they have screw on black plastic caps. If you could enlarge our avatar you would see a label saying Low Point Drains where Iím talking about.
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Can you take a picture of the tubes?
It's actually 4 black hoses. Are they propane connections? These hoses are directly next to the "low drain" label. I tried to add photos, but maybe I don't have permission?
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It's actually 4 black hoses. Are they propane connections? These hoses are directly next to the "low drain" label. I tried to add photos, but maybe I don't have permission?
I have to reach under the skirting to access mine. They are behind the skirting and a few inches above coming out of the floor of the trailer. The first time I removed the caps I needed plyers to loosen them.
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I'll check again in that location. I hope I missed them.
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It's actually 4 black hoses. Are they propane connections? These hoses are directly next to the "low drain" label. I tried to add photos, but maybe I don't have permission?
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Here's the two photos of the side of the RV and the hoses directly underneath the label.
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Those hoses are for your propane supply.
Look farther back under the rig for something sticking down.

Something that would look similar to this...
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different model but.....

we just bought our TT a month ago. the low point drains were inside the frame rail of the trailer (where the sticker was) and covered in foam. Had to lie on my back and bust some of the foam off to get the caps off. (you obviously don't want to knock too much foam off, it presumably keeps critters out)
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Here's the two photos of the side of the RV and the hoses directly underneath the label.
Just crawled under and took this photo. The propane lines are on the right and the low drain lines on the left, red & blue. Maybe yours are not as obvious.
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Thank you for the replies. Looks like I'll have to crawl under the RV and have a much closer look.
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Thank you for the replies. Looks like I'll have to crawl under the RV and have a much closer look.
Yes, if you haven't already crawled under it, you should. See the post above yours where Tigger1 gave you the best photo clue yet.
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I found them. They are tucked up under the fairing so far that the only way to see them is to lay under the trailer. Thanks everyone.
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I found them. They are tucked up under the fairing so far that the only way to see them is to lay under the trailer. Thanks everyone.
Good you found them thanks for the update.
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I found them. They are tucked up under the fairing so far that the only way to see them is to lay under the trailer. Thanks everyone.
That's pretty common with a lot of RVs.
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