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Old 07-11-2018, 02:20 PM   #1
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Fresh water tank fell off

Our fresh water tank on Rockwood Mini Lite 2306 fell off on our way home from Wisconsin Monday. Not even carrying water in it.
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:53 PM   #2
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Ouch! Sorry for your trouble. I'm not surprised, but am surprised it hasn't happened to more people. The support for the water tanks on these TTs is pretty bad. I had heavier angle iron and steel plates welded under mine.
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Old 07-11-2018, 03:55 PM   #3
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We're hearing more and more of this happening. I know FR doesn't officially monitor this forum, but i sure hope someone is paying attention.

Did it fall completely out or was it just hanging down?
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:41 PM   #4
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It was hanging down and still attached to the water line. Wore a hole in it from dragging the pavement. I had a dealer add some angle iron reinforcements a couple of years ago but not adequate. At least it come flying off on the highway.
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I meant didn’t come flying off.
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:46 PM   #6
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More and more people say it is ok to travel with a full water tank. sorry for your loss even though the tank wasn't full.
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Old 07-11-2018, 04:59 PM   #7
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Shoot! I never gave it a thought. Put about 30 gallons in the 50 gallon tank and off we went (3 years ago). Now hearing these stories of water tanks falling out it scares me. I guess after three years I am okay, but if I had a new RV, I certainly would be very cautious.
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Shoot! I never gave it a thought. Put about 30 gallons in the 50 gallon tank and off we went (3 years ago). Now hearing these stories of water tanks falling out it scares me. I guess after three years I am okay, but if I had a new RV, I certainly would be very cautious.
I wouldn't assume anything... Water tank support upgrade
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Old 07-11-2018, 07:01 PM   #9
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What year? I thought I read that was a problem earlier but that they have been reinforced now...I think I read that on the mini lite Facebook group
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:20 PM   #10
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Ours is a 2013.
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