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Old 06-02-2020, 11:59 AM   #1
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Fresh water gauge

We have a brand new 2020 XLR that I am having trouble with the fresh water gauge. I have filled the water tank up completely so as to the point where it is spilling out and the gauge reads full. By the time I get to my Destiination, the gauge reads 1/3 full. I am not losing any water along the way so I am not sure how to troubleshoot this issueHas anyone else had trouble with a problem similar to this and if so how was it resolved?
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:06 PM   #2
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You may very well have the water being pulled from the overflow. Depending on how deep it goes into the tank, once it starts it will drain to that point and you won't see it coming out. You could cap or put a valve on the overflow/vent, but must remember to open on arrival or you will collapse the tank.
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Old 06-02-2020, 07:30 PM   #3
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Even for fresh water those gauge lights are not the most reliable.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:26 PM   #4
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Are you level when youíre filling?
Did you run the pump When you got to your destination? That would pull front the tank and affect your reading.
Also, like it was already said... the gauges are not SUPER reliable.
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Old 06-04-2020, 12:40 PM   #5
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Find water near you destination and fill the tank again. If it overflows almost immediately it is just a gauge issue. If it takes a lot of water then it is probably being siphoned out going down the road, a number of people on here have that issue.

I have a control panel with membrane switches of many functions and the gauges. It is terrible. I filled the fresh water the other day and it is reading 1/4 or less. I have had both the panel and relay box replaced twice, worthless.
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