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Old 04-23-2018, 06:22 PM   #1
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T Handle Low Point Drain Valve Replacements


At some point there was a thread about replacing low point drain valves on the hot and cold sides, unfortunately, searching is not leading me there. On a recent trip our 2015 Rockwood 2318G developed a very slow leak from the low point drains. In our popup the T-Handle valves are located under the sink and cooktop. There is no pipe that exits the trailer, just one end of a 90 degree valve that looks like those in the attached picture. After removing the T handle it appears that the O rings are degraded. I would like to replace the O rings first to see if that corrects the problem, which is likely. If not, where might one purchase such an item? Thanks much.


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Old 04-23-2018, 07:52 PM   #2
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I replaced the low point drain t-valves with ball valves in my previous camper (a HW 277) - was a much better fix. Those T-valves dripped after one year.

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Old 05-09-2018, 10:02 PM   #3
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Iíve serviced my low point drains before.... Our camper is a 2014 and it was just getting difficult to open and close them. I had the same issue... pulled the clips, and the o-rings were close to shot. I picked up a variety pack of O-rings from Harbor Freight for a few bucks that looked like it had some similar. I put them on and rubbed just a bit of petroleum jelly on the rings before putting it back together. Now theyíre nice and smooth and seal up tight. I would imagine an auto parts store might have some variety packs of o-rings if you donít have a HF nearby.
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Old 05-11-2018, 08:01 PM   #4
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Thanks to both. I have new o-rings in hand, just waiting to find enough time to get them installed. Maybe when they fail again it will be time to upgrade.

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