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Old 05-01-2015, 10:09 PM   #11
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Just keep in mind by removing the inside filter on a lot of units you will no longer be filtering your tank water.
I know you can filter the water no matter how the tank is filled.
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Old 05-02-2015, 07:38 AM   #12
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Thanks everyone, I never considered that the canister could come apart and cause flooding. I'll have to give this some consideration.
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Old 05-02-2015, 11:50 PM   #13
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Yep it's for your water filter! (mine was also removed by moi and now sits in the garage...future yard sale??)


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Old 05-03-2015, 12:33 AM   #14
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Filter wrench

The wrench for my 2010 Gtown337 also fit the sewer pipe cover . Made it a lot easier to remove the cap.
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Old 05-04-2015, 06:47 PM   #15
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The wrench for my 2010 Gtown337 also fit the sewer pipe cover . Made it a lot easier to remove the cap.
I had trouble getting a sewer cap off last year. Had to have the daughters BF get it off. So my wife got me this for my B'day (it's the orange thing; the other things are to show you all the things it will fit on!):

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Old 05-04-2015, 11:13 PM   #16
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Someone mentioned "...be sure to hang on to the top of the housing to break the bowl loose.", which is good advice.

Mine was always too flimsily mounted until I finally decided to get serious and re-attach the housing bracket using through-bolts and large washers. It was a quick and simple solution, and now the housing stays put while I tighten the bowl.

Mounting the filter on the outside seems like a good suggestion, however. The location of my filter is under a gaucho, in a small cubby-hole adjacent to the water heater. The space is tiny, and it's almost impossible to use the filter wrench in there. I can't think of a great place to mount it outside my trailer though, but mine is one of the larger popups.
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