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Old 08-29-2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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fresh water holding tank

why is it that i loose water from my fresh water holding tank going down the road out of the overflow hose. it hangs out of the bottom of the trailer, but it is inclosed and cant see how it is plumbed. i wish i could find a diagram or pictures of how it is put together before i tear the whole bottom apart. i drilled a few holes thru a divider wall next to the tank from a storage compartment, and found what i think is the side of the tank, but cant see anything around it. its a 03 forest river 362bbs.
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Old 08-30-2008, 05:12 PM   #2
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sloshing? water expands as it warms?
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Old 08-30-2008, 10:21 PM   #3
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my salem does the same thing. plan on adding a valve to the overflow to prevent this.
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Old 08-30-2008, 10:35 PM   #4
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sloshing? water expands as it warms?
half the tank??? at that rate, it should be called a boiler, not a trailer!!! if only my truck ran on steam!!!
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:35 AM   #5
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There have been several posts about units loosing water. The concensus is to put a valve or cap on the line and close it when traveling. The drawback to this is that you have to remember to open it every time you want to use the tank.
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Old 08-31-2008, 01:17 AM   #6
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Mine does it also but only after I fill it on my slopped drive and then it is probably on the oposite end. I would think a valve would be risky. What if you fill and for get to remove it and blow a hose out or something else. Are you boondocking that you are loosing enought that you running out. You could Add hose and find a place to make a high loop that make cut down on sloshing issue.
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