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Old 11-15-2018, 03:26 PM   #1
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3011ds fresh tank drain valve

Does anyone with a 3011ds have a picture of their drain valve and low point drain tubes? I think i have some missing.
Did one night dry camp Monday and had no water in the tank tho I ran water hose in it for 10 minutes before leaving home.
Looked underneath and I have no cap on cold water low point drain. Not even a fitting to screw one in to. And looks like tank valve is gone too.
Would like to see picture of what it should look like.
Crazy thing is, I spent several nights hooked up to City water a few months ago and had plenty water and no drips underneath.Click image for larger version

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Old 11-15-2018, 03:39 PM   #2
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The shut off valve should be in the compartment above it with the water pump and water filter.
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Old 11-15-2018, 04:11 PM   #3
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The blue line is the fresh water tank drain and is opened with a valve that will be in the RV's water bay. The red line is the one and only low point drain. It is designed to be used when the water heater is in bypass mode and the hot and cold water lines are connected. It has a cap and no valve.
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Old 11-15-2018, 06:50 PM   #4
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The shut off valve should be in the compartment above it with the water pump and water filter.
Ok. I'll look under the bed where fresh tank is.
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Old 11-15-2018, 06:52 PM   #5
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The blue line is the fresh water tank drain and is opened with a valve that will be in the RV's water bay. The red line is the one and only low point drain. It is designed to be used when the water heater is in bypass mode and the hot and cold water lines are connected. It has a cap and no valve.
Well that explains the missing cap. Thanks. Now I'll have to figure out why fresh tank stopped taking water through outside inlet.
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Ok. I've looked under the bed. No valve anywhere. Can someone show me a picture of that on a 2018 3011ds?
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Old 11-15-2018, 07:23 PM   #7
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Found help in the sunseeker thread. Thanks All.
http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...d.php?t=174112
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Found the secret compartment? Right on
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:22 PM   #9
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Even though we have a 3051s we also have the same tubes under the RV. It does drip after I have filled the tank up. Our low point drain valve is in the closet.
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Use SEARCH on this Page for trouble adding water to the FW tank !!!
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Here’s a picture of the drain tube/valve in the compartment just ahead of the large passthrough door. It’s behind the vertical drop down door. Arrow pointing to valve which in this pix is in the open position.



I keep that valve open because I extended the blue per drain line to the side of the MH with an on off valve there. I always drainthe tank prior to traveling and with the outside valve I don’t have to unload stuff in the storage bay to allow access to the standard shutoff.

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Yep. And I had seen it before but assumed it was only bypass valves. Duh!
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Hereís a picture of the drain tube/valve in the compartment just ahead of the large passthrough door. Itís behind the vertical drop down door. Arrow pointing to valve which in this pix is in the open position.



I keep that valve open because I extended the blue per drain line to the side of the MH with an on off valve there. I always drainthe tank prior to traveling and with the outside valve I donít have to unload stuff in the storage bay to allow access to the standard shutoff.

Good idea. I'll put an outside valve on as soon as I get one. Thanks.
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Now! I'd rather hide in a hole than have to admit this here but....

The tank not holding water was because the outside shower was turned on. Duh! Couldn't tell on the night I needed the water because it was cold and rainy. Didn't hear or see water running out of sewer/shower compartment.

The tank not taking water was solved after numerous attempts to trickle water in, blow out the air vent, shove a hose down the inlet and checking for kinks.
Solution? Turn water on high and shove hose into inlet. It stopped spewing water back at me almost instantly. That's just crazy. But maybe it'll help someone else later.
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Hereís a picture of the drain tube/valve in the compartment just ahead of the large passthrough door. Itís behind the vertical drop down door. Arrow pointing to valve which in this pix is in the open position.



I keep that valve open because I extended the blue per drain line to the side of the MH with an on off valve there. I always drainthe tank prior to traveling and with the outside valve I donít have to unload stuff in the storage bay to allow access to the standard shutoff.

What is the item to the left of the photo with the wires? My 2017(built 2016) doesn't have that in there.
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What is the item to the left of the photo with the wires? My 2017(built 2016) doesn't have that in there.
That’s the Wireless One compressor and control relays for the airbags. I previously had the system on my Ram pickup so that’s why there appears to be a lot of wires. I didn’t bother to shorten them.


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Thatís the Wireless One compressor and control relays for the airbags. I previously had the system on my Ram pickup so thatís why there appears to be a lot of wires. I didnít bother to shorten them.


so it's for your air bags?
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so it's for your air bags?
Yes. I had thought about putting an extension on it for other air needs but realized the only aid needed is for the Firestones. The remote control is nice.
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Best mod Iíve done so far, well maybe the recliners but the Wireless One is great. I put mine in a compartment on the other side.
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Best mod Iíve done so far, well maybe the recliners but the Wireless One is great. I put mine in a compartment on the other side.
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Yep, like your mod. I copied your idea of mounting the three different boxes on a single platform and then mounting the platform inside the compartment.

Where did you get the 12 volt power from for the compressor and relay?
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