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Old 09-19-2020, 08:35 PM   #1
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Fresh water drain

Filled fresh tank for the first time on my 2020 NoBo 19.6, and immediately got a fast drip from the drain. Stopped it with a cap, but seems like there should be a valve to open/close it, unless itís hidden by the foam thatís filling the hole.
So the cap stopped the leak, but how can I drain it when the time comes if I canít find a shutoff?

Tried to remove access panel left side of bed, but seems held in place by the side trim pieces, though loose on top & bottom. Ideas??
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Old 09-19-2020, 08:53 PM   #2
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I don’t have a Nobo... but my Wildcat has a screw-off cap on the fresh water drain and both low point drains.
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Old 09-19-2020, 09:18 PM   #3
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Yup. Another spot they cheaped out. Caps on mine. It's actually not too big a deal, but valve upgrades are definitely on my list. Pretty easy if you have a pex crimp tool. These valves should do nicely.
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Old 09-29-2020, 05:38 PM   #4
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Yup. Another spot they cheaped out. Caps on mine. It's actually not too big a deal, but valve upgrades are definitely on my list. Pretty easy if you have a pex crimp tool. These valves should do nicely.
I had the pex crimp tool out when I was adding my second water tank, so I went ahead and added these little valves to my water tank and low point drains. Nice little addition and I don't think they hang as low now either. I added some garden hose caps to keep debris out of the ball valve as well.
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Old 09-30-2020, 10:45 AM   #5
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Those are much nicer than the plastic ball valves (1/2" female thread) I added. If I keep this trailer long term, I'll trim up the pex for minimal height and add these


For those who hate crawling on the ground, it might be nice to add 90 degree elbows and route drains to side so don't have to crawl under the rig. No matter what I do I always mange to create a puddle to crawl through!
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