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Old 04-17-2024, 07:26 PM   #1
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Water leaking out

I have water leaking out of this port. I’m new to this. Does anyone know why?
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Old 04-17-2024, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 04-17-2024, 08:47 PM   #3
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Since we have no idea what the year, make and model number of the RV is, I would guess that it's the FW tank drain.
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Old 04-17-2024, 10:15 PM   #4
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The gate valve is open so I would expect anything to "leak out'. Push the T handle in to close the valve.

Now, you gotta figure out where the line goes, what it is for, and how and when it should be used.

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Old 04-18-2024, 08:50 AM   #5
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It's "leaking" because you have the valve open.
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Since we have no idea what the year, make and model number of the RV is, I would guess that it's the FW tank drain.
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It’s a 2023 42 foot Wildwood Grand Lodge
I closed the t valve yesterday Then opened it 15 minutes later and had a quick burst of water come out. Then start dripping again Will water from there back up into camper?


. If I close it will water back up into camper?
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Old 04-18-2024, 09:02 AM   #8
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If I close it will water backup into camper?
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Old 04-18-2024, 09:05 AM   #9
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Should I close that valve? Water continuously dripping out
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Old 04-18-2024, 10:49 AM   #10
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Should I close that valve? Water continuously dripping out
As I said in post #4;
"Now, you gotta figure out where the line goes, what it is for, and how and when it should be used."

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Old 04-18-2024, 11:01 AM   #11
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Should I close that valve? Water continuously dripping out
Before we tell you to close that valve, it would help to know what that valve is draining.
If it's the drain for the fresh water tank, then you should be able to close it.
If someone has put that on there to stop the fresh water tank overflow, then closing that valve might result in a fresh water tank overfilling and bursting.

What happens if you turn off the water to the rig?
Do the indicator lights show that the fresh water tank is empty or full?
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Old 04-18-2024, 11:36 AM   #12
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It is your fresh water tank drain.

Question are you putting water into your fresh tank or connected to city water??

The reason I ask if you are not putting water into your fresh tank and are connected to city water you may have another issue.

Can not see in the picture where your hose is going.

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Old 04-18-2024, 11:41 AM   #13
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Itís a 2023 42 foot Wildwood Grand Lodge
I closed the t valve yesterday Then opened it 15 minutes later and had a quick burst of water come out. Then start dripping again Will water from there back up into camper?


. If I close it will water back up into camper?
Are you using city water hookups or the fresh water tank for your water supply?
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Old 04-18-2024, 04:59 PM   #14
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Are you using city water hookups or the fresh water tank for your water supply?
I am hooked up to city water. That hose on top in picture is water coming in It says right above where leak is. Itís the main water drain where water is coming from
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Old 04-19-2024, 07:11 AM   #15
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The white valve is the drain for your fresh water tank. You fill and use this tank when "city water" is not available.

Both fills should be just above your picture.

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I’m smelling what Oaklevel is cooking.

Looks like the OP’s City water hook up is slipping past a check valve or the waterpump and filling his freshwater tank (which is what’s “leaking” by virtue of being open).

Johnnyboz, we see this a lot. You can exercise your check valves by turning the city water off, opening and closing a faucet. Then turning your pump on, and opening and closing a faucet. Then turning the pump off and going back to CW, and repeating the process. This should add water pressure to either side of the check valve(s), forcing it/them to open and close a little, also dislodging any debris or grit. This should be a first step to solve your flow-through into the freshwater tank.

Just my .02, your mileage may vary.
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Old 04-19-2024, 07:32 AM   #17
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Water can get into your fresh water tank two ways.

1. You fill it by the fresh water tank fill above the white valve.

2. The city water can bypass through the water pump check valve (not as designed). The city water is also above the white valve.

I assume that hooked up to city water you are not using the 12V water pump.

The fresh water tank should have an overflow line (not the drain white gate valve) The white gate valve should normally be closed.

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Iím smelling what Oaklevel is cooking.

Looks like the OPís City water hook up is slipping past a check valve or the waterpump and filling his freshwater tank (which is whatís ďleakingĒ by virtue of being open).

Johnnyboz, we see this a lot. You can exercise your check valves by turning the city water off, opening and closing a faucet. Then turning your pump on, and opening and closing a faucet. Then turning the pump off and going back to CW, and repeating the process. This should add water pressure to either side of the check valve(s), forcing it/them to open and close a little, also dislodging any debris or grit. This should be a first step to solve your flow-through into the freshwater tank.

Just my .02, your mileage may vary.
X2 what he said.
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Old 05-02-2024, 07:17 PM   #19
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Dripping

I had this issue with the fresh water drain valve was dripping. The water pump needed to be replaced and dripping is now gone.
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Old 05-03-2024, 11:28 AM   #20
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Water Miser in Shower?

City Water ON + Shower Water Miser OPEN = freshwater tank fills up. Learned by experience. Later noticed small text on Water Miser describing this condition.
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